Help and hope for people with Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

Since 1977, the Les Turner ALS Foundation has been Chicagoland's leader in patient services, research, and education for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, and other motor neuron diseases (MND).

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Strike Out ALS 5k – A Success!

14645393476_f7b20d045b_z.jpgThank you to everyone who came out to U.S. Cellular Field to support the Foundation’s signature race! Over 700 runners participated this year raising over $60,000!

To review race results, click here.

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To donate or learn more about the race visit,

75 for 75 - Honoring Lou Gehrig

"I might have been given a bad break, but I've got an awful lot to live for..." - Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939

July 4, 2014 marks the 75th Anniversary of what is now known as sports’ most famous speech, Lou Gehrig's Farewell Speech. Donate to our 75 for 75 Lou Gehrig Campaign today!

ALS Walk for Life Updates

The Foundation staff presented the #100Strong challenge to gain 23 registered Walk teams before July 31st. We achieved our goal over a week early! Since our #100Strong roster has been reached there will be ICE CREAM treats for all Walk teams this year!


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