Get Involved

Plan an Event

Looking to put your planning skills to the test and see your hard work pay off at an event surrounded by your family, friends and community? Let your imagination run wild in planning your dream event and our event staff will be here to provide support and make sure your event is successful.

As the organizer of your fundraiser, you are the key to a successful and meaningful event. Your leadership and success helps people living with ALS and their families. But don’t worry, you’re not alone in this! Our staff is here to provide support and guidance every step of the way.

Get Started

If you are interested in planning an event that benefits the Les Turner ALS Foundation and requires your guests to purchase a ticket or pay a fee to attend, please fill out our Plan an Event Interest Form. A member of our events team will contact you within two business days to discuss your ideas.

If you are interested in creating an individual online fundraiser to collect donations where there is no fee or ticket to attend, please visit our Create Your Own Individual Online Fundraiser website.

Event Ideas

Not sure what type of event to organize? The possibilities are endless, but here is a list of a few popular event ideas to get you started:

  • Athletic Event or Fun Run
  • Golf Outing
  • Concert
  • Luncheon or Dinner
  • You dream it up – we’ll help you pull it together!

Have additional questions about how to get started or need more information? Reach out to our events team at or call 847 679 3311 to learn more.

Ways to Support the Mission:



Serve as a volunteer at either a special event or on an ongoing basis. We are always looking for new faces to join us in the fight against ALS. If you’re willing to help, there’s a job for you! The rewards are well worth a few hours of effort.

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Research & Patient Center

Find an Event

Foundation events are an easy ways to get involved in the fight against ALS and allow you to connect with other members of the community. Together we will raise funds and awareness to support research, patient services and education.

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Ways to Donate

Ways to Donate

There are several ways to make a donation to support the Foundation and the patients we serve. Our wide range of donation opportunities make it easy for you to make an impact and get us one step closer to finding a cure.

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Hope and help for people with ALS.

Your contribution helps support nearly 90% of the Chicagoland ALS population.