Les Turner Als Foundation Limited


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(847) 679-3311

5550 Touhy Ave, Ste 302
Skokie, IL 60077

42.01211 -87.76693

Striking out Lou Gehrig's disease.

Description: The Les Turner ALS Foundation is a publicly supported, non-profit organization in Chicago devoted solely to the treatment and elimination of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease. The foundation was formed in1977 by the family of Les Turner, a Chicago businessman diagnosed with the disease in 1976. The founders wanted future ALS patients and families to have resources, support and hope.

Patients and their families are served through:

  • Home care and community service teams
  • Nurse consultants and social workers
  • Support groups
  • Medical equipment loan banks
  • Respite grant program
  • Transportation program
  • Education videos and programs
  • Telephone and email support and referrals

    The foundation is affiliated with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine where it funds medical research and provides a patient service program at the Lois Insolia ALS Center.

    Call the Les Turner ALS Foundation today.
  • Additional Contact Information

    Fax: (847) 679-9109

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