Help and hope for people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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

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Strike Out ALS 5k – A Success!

14645393476_f7b20d045b_z.jpgThank you to everyone who came out to U.S. Cellular Field to support the Foundation’s signature race! Over 700 runners participated this year raising over $60,000!

To review race results, click here.

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To donate or learn more about the race visit, strikeoutals5k.org.

75 for 75 - Honoring Lou Gehrig

"I might have been given a bad break, but I've got an awful lot to live for..." - Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939

July 4, 2014 marks the 75th Anniversary of what is now known as sports’ most famous speech, Lou Gehrig's Farewell Speech. Donate to our 75 for 75 Lou Gehrig Campaign today!

ALS Walk for Life Updates

#100Strong: As of today, 77 teams have registered to Walk. If 23 teams register by Thursday, July 31st, free ice cream treats will be awarded to ALL Walkers at the 2014 ALS Walk for life! Help make the ALS Walk for Life #100Strong and register today

Walk Kick-Off -- Canceled 
We've asked, and you answered. Our Walk Captains are already on a roll with their fundraising efforts and don't need additional Staff assistance, so we have canceled the Walk Kick-Off. For questions or concerns call 847 679 3311 or email Megan to set up a specific time. Way to go Captains! 
 

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