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).
2014 Highland Park Charity Drive
The Les Turner ALS Foundation has been selected as the beneficiary of the 2014 Highland Park High School Charity Drive! This month long series of events is held every February and raised more than $160,000 in 2013!
The Foundation is extremely grateful for all the students, families and faculty of the Highland Park area that helped with the Charity Drive campaign and make #VoteALS a success!
Stay tuned for more announcements in regards to the Highland Park High School Charity Drive.
ALS Research Recognized
Les Turner ALS Foundation researcher Dr. P. Hande Ozdinler has been awarded over $2.5 million in grants to continue her groundbreaking research. The National Institute of Health (NIH) awarded Dr. Ozdinler with two grants while the third comes from the ALS Association. Learn More