ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease and we need your help to find a cure.Learn More
Donate your time to help those in need. Volunteers are the driving force behind The ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter. To learn how you can help in your area, please contact us.I Will Donate My Time
Walk to Defeat ALS
More than 180 walks take place in communities across the country February through November. Walk to Defeat ALS draws people of all ages and athletic abilities coming together to honor a loved one with the disease, to remember those who’ve passed and to show their support for the cause.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
The Educational & Scientific Symposium
Please join us for the 8th annual Educational and Scientific Symposium. Featuring a Vendor and Service provider expo and an Expert Panel Luncheon.
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
- Fran McClellan Awarded the Lawrence A. Rand Prize
January 11, 2019
- Terry Bradshaw Teams Up with The ALS Association to Raise Awareness of ALS
January 8, 2019
- Collaboration and Hope in Glasgow: A Look Back at the Annual ALS/MND Meetings and Research Symposium
January 7, 2019
- Guest Post: ‘Give ALS Researchers Hope’
December 28, 2018
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