March 2021 Events eNews

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Last Call for Gourmet Dinner Delivery with our Hope Through Caring Gala

The 2021 Virtual Hope Through Caring Gala is less than two weeks away on Saturday, March 20! Don’t miss out on a spectacular evening to create a world free of ALS as we honor Steve Gleason and Bob Ives.

And don’t forget, tomorrow, Wednesday, March 10, is the last day to sign up for an exquisite, gourmet 4-course dinner delivered to your home from our caterer, Blue Plate.

Once you have purchased your ticket, stay tuned to access a sneak a peek at all the exciting auction items like autographed sports memorabilia from Steve Gleason and Drew Brees or a getaway trip to sunny Florida or pure Michigan. Purchase your ticket to join this memorable evening>>


Join the NCAA Madness this March

The clock is running down for you to join the NCAA March Madness Bracket Challenge hosted by our Young ProfessionALS Group!

The Bracket Challenge allows you to have fun, compete against one another, and watch the intense March Madness Tournament, all while raising funds to support our Les Turner ALS family.

Get in on the action and purchase one bracket for $25, two brackets for $40 or three brackets for $55! Purchase your brackets by March 18 for the chance to win up to $500>>


Reflecting on our Chicago NEALS ALS Clinical Research Institute

“I am looking for ways to be faithful to my son’s example, to his love and faith and energy,” says Gwen Gotsch, who lost her son, Kris, to ALS, in 2017.

That’s why, when Gwen opened an email from the Foundation about attending our NEALS ALS Clinical Research Learning Institute (CRLI) in February, she decided to take the leap and apply.

The faces were new, but the community was familiar,” shares Gwen, as she listened to the doctors, people living with ALS and other family members discuss updates in ALS research. Read more in Gwen’s blog post as she reflects on attending our first-ever Virtual Chicago NEALS ALS CRLI >>