We’re fighting ALS with everything we’ve got and helping those affected live life to the fullest
Walk to Defeat ALS
What began more than 15 years ago as a grassroots effort to increase awareness has now turned into a National Signature Event that the entire ALS community rallies behind, growing the number of teams and participants each year.Find A Walk Near You
Run to Defeat ALS
We invite you to join TeamALS for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Or, you can choose any race, anywhere, any time and help us raise funds to provide extraordinary care services, create impactful awareness programs and spearhead local and national advocacy efforts as we continue fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease.Learn More
First Look for Charity
2020 marks the Chapter’s inaugural partnership as a benefiting charity for one of Chicago's greatest one-day fundraising events, The Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity.Get Tickets
Ways to Give
The ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter strives to fight ALS through every channel possible, but we can’t do it without you! There are so many ways to help those battling ALS in our Chapter, choose the way that works best for you.
Whether you’re newly diagnosed, navigating your journey with the disease, caring for a person with ALS, or researching the cure, there are resources to support you. If you are an ALS patient and would like to register with our chapter, please click here.
Let us help you and your family cope with the day-to-day challenges of living with ALS.For People with ALS
Learn about our grant program, upcoming scientific meetings, and opportunities to collaborate.For Researchers
Caring for someone with ALS is hard work. We offer resources and support to help you.For Caregivers
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