Hope and help for people with ALS.

Since 1977, the Les Turner ALS Foundation has been Chicagoland's leader in patient services, research, and education for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and other motor neuron diseases (MND).

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Freeze ALS Video First Look!

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge took the world by storm last summer shining a spotlight on ALS awareness, but what it didn’t show was how the disease affects people living with it and their loved ones. Now, for the first time, we are excited to share a videothat does just that. Through a partnership with Northwestern Medicine, we are sharing the stories of 12 people who are either currently living with or have passed away from ALS to illustrate how the disease affects the body while the spirit remains the same. Help us give ALS a voice. To donate today, visit FreezeALS.com.

To watch the Freeze ALS video, click here.  

March of Faces Banner

The Foundation is currently accepting submission forms for the ALS March of Faces Banner. We currently have 15 banners and will be creating another one to display at our upcoming events. These banners are pictorial displays of brave individuals, both past and present, stricken with ALS. To add a photo of your loved to the new banner, please complete and submit the form no later than Friday, August 28. 

Contact Mariah, at mmontenegro@lesturnerals.org with any questions.  




The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge provided more hope and help for people with ALS due to generous donations going directly to research on the causes of and potential treatments for the diseases. Although the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge was hugely successful we are not done yet. Our goal this August, and every August, is to challenge the world until a cure is found. We hope you will join us as we help cure ALS.  

See how the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge impacted the Foundation and what your donations did. 



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