A Message from Our Senators

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We thank our Illinois Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth for their support of our annual ALS Walk for Life on Saturday, September 16 at Soldier Field. We commend their efforts in advocating for ALS research and patient care. Learn …

Every August Until A Cure

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In August 2014, a viral phenomenon took over social media feeds across the globe with people accepting the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Friends challenging friends, patients challenging celebrities and teenagers challenging grandparents to douse themselves with ice cold water while …

Racing for Awareness

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Since Derek Hogg was diagnosed with ALS in 2013, he has become a staple at the Les Turner ALS Foundation’s Strike Out ALS 5k. Whether running, using his son’s stroller for support or peddling a special recumbent bike, Derek defines …

Personalize Your Care Act

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Take action and urge your Representative to support the Personalize Your Care Act (PYCA)! This act was introduced by Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) in the US House of Representatives to increase accessibility to and public awareness …