February 2020 Events eNews

NCAA Bracket Challenge for Charity March Madness will be here before you know it! Join our NCAA Bracket Challenge for Charity hosted by our Young ProfessionALS Group. You can win bragging rights and prizes, all in support of people living …

February 2020 Foundation eNews

FDA Approves First Platform Trial Treatments The Food & Drug Administration recently approved the first three experimental treatments for the HEALEY ALS Platform Trial. Our Lois Insolia ALS Clinic at the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine is one …

Cytokinetics Communication Fellowship Grant

Cytokinetics, the late-stage biopharmaceutical company, recently announced the recipients for its’ second annual Communications Fellowship Grants. We are excited to share the Les Turner ALS Foundation is one of the five grant recipients this year! A total of $100,000, $20,000 …

A Congressional Gold Medal Recipient Living with ALS

Last week, Steve Gleason, former NFL player and person living with ALS, was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, our nation’s highest civilian honor bestowed by Congress. The medal seeks to honor those, “who have performed an achievement that has an …

January 2020 Events eNews

Honoring Two Remarkable People Living with ALS At our upcoming Hope Through Caring Gala on Saturday, February 22, we’ll honor two extraordinary individuals living with ALS. Ed Rapp’s career as Group President at Caterpillar Inc was cut short when he …

January 2020 Foundation eNews

We did it! Thanks to the generosity of individual donors just like you, we raised OVER $50,000 to officially meet our end of year match challenge. Thank you to all who donated to support our Les Turner ALS family, especially …

Memories: 2019

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December 2019 Events eNews: Year in Review

Thank YOU for making our 2019 so special. You raised money to support people living with ALS and their families. You helped raise and spread awareness so more and more people learn about the realities of this disease. And you …

December 2019 Foundation eNews

Give Your Gift of Help this Giving Tuesday This holiday season, your tax-deductible gift provides life-changing help to a person living with ALS. And what better day to kick off your end of year giving than today, Giving Tuesday, the …