As of September 1, 2023, fifteen chapters, formerly members of the ALS Association legally separated from the organization.  This includes the Greater Chicago Chapter. 

Fighting for a cure and helping people with ALS live their lives to the fullest.

Everything we do advances the search for effective treatments and cures for ALS

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Raised for ALS Research


Our research program fuels global collaboration to expedite the discovery of treatments and a cure.

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People Served This Year

Care Services

Our team of professional Care Coordinators provide expert advice and assistance for people living with ALS, free of charge.

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Actions Taken


We focus on educating, advocating, and mobilizing all members of Congress in a bipartisan fashion to benefit people with ALS. 

First Look

Featured Event First Look for Charity

Be the first to see the nation’s largest auto show by attending the black-tie First Look for Charity, benefiting 18 area nonprofits – including ALS United Greater Chicago.

Save the Date - Friday, February 9th, 2024

Join a Support Group

Persons living with ALS, their family members, friends and caregivers are welcome to attend the support groups. The groups are an opportunity to meet others, learn about new information and resources, and provide or receive support and encouragement

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