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The ALS Walk for Life is one of the world's largest gatherings of ALS patients, families and friends. Now in its 15th year, the Walk has raised over $11 million in support of Chicago's independent leader in ALS, the Les Turner ALS Foundation.
The money raised through the Walk helps people currently living with ALS (PALS) and their families through the Foundation’s Home and Community Service and grant programs. It also supports the Les Turner ALS Research and Patient Center at Northwestern Medicine where PALS are seen by a multi-disciplinary clinical staff at the Lois Insolia ALS Clinic, ensuring no part of their disease goes unseen and untreated. The Center also supports three full functioning research laboratories, each on providing hope of a future without ALS.
Our team is participating in the 2018 ALS Walk for Life because we believe in the work of the Les Turner ALS Foundation, we believe in providing the best possible care to Chicagoland area ALS patients and their families and we believe that the money we raise together will lead to finding the cure for ALS. We've been in the Walk4Life each year since Diane was diagnosed with ALS in 2006. The Les Turner clinic and support group were extraordinary in making a difficult situation somewhat palatable.
Join our team as we Walk to end ALS.