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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Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair

The  5th Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair celebrated the will and determination of various speakers, including keynote speaker,  Dr. Kevin Eggan, professor of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University, and Clinicians and Researchers from the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine, to join forces toward one common goal. To read an article about the Symposium, click HERE. View the full abstract booklet HERE

2016 Hope Through Caring Gala

Date: Saturday, February 27, 2016
Location: Loews Hotel Chicago
Honoring: Madeleine and Joe Glossberg, Hope Through Caring Award
Joan and Paul Rubschlager, Visionary Award

View the Save the Date HERE

*Formal invitation to be mailed.


2016 Annual Appeal: Without you, I would not have hope

Help us ensure that this life-enhancing and life-saving work will always be available to every PALS who needs it. Please give your gift of hope today.

Learn more about Jeff Arison's ALS story.


November Print Newsletter Correction

Your eyes did not deceive you! If you received our most recent print newsletter in the mail. you may have noticed we incorrectly listed the Hope Through Caring Gala save the date for September 2016. Fear not, we are not asking you to wear your ball gowns and tuxedos to our annual Walk held each September!

The correct date for the 2016 Hope Through Caring Gala is Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Loews Hotel, Chicago. To read the corrected print newsletter, click here

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