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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Why Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? 

Click here to watch our video!

The Les Turner ALS Foundation has been dedicated to finding a cure for ALS since 1977 and continues to fight for patients and families living with ALS. 

Learn how your #ALSIceBucketChallenge donations are utilized.

If you take on the challenge, you can include a direct link to our donation form with your social media posting.

Watch Matt White, person with ALS (PALS) take the Ice Bucket Challenge!


ALS patients around the world have done the Challenge, have you?

Click here to donate and start making a different in the lives of people living with ALS like Matt.

Executive Director Wendy Abrams Announces Retirement

Effective in March of 2015, Wendy Abrams will retire from her role as Executive Director after 37 years of leadership. Read Wendy's full retirement announcement here.

Learn more about the Executive Director job posting here. 

It's Walk Season!

Come celebrate life, hope and community at the 13th Annual ALS Walk for Life.

Date: Sunday, Sept. 21st
Location: Soldier Field
Registration Opens: 9:30am
Festivities Begin: 10:00am
Walk Kicks-Off: 11:00am

Register today

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