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American Liver Foundation
67 East Madison Street
Suite 1614
Chicago, IL 60603
312-377-9030 Tel
312-377-9035 Fax

American Liver Foundation
39 Broadway, Suite 2700
New York, New York 10006
212-668-1000 Tel
212-483-8179 Fax

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Great Lakes Division

The American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division works continually to fulfill our mission to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. The Great Lakes Division is proud to serve the patients, families, and medical professionals of Illinois and Michigan.

Celebrate four incredible decades by running the Chicago Marathon. We have post-lottery guaranteed entries available! Join us>


You can still donate to the Arlington Heights Liver Life Walk! Donate Today>


It's not too late for the Chicago Marathon

You can still join us for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon! We have post-lottery spaces available. Register today>

Run With Us!

The ALF would be honored to have you on Team ALF for Chicago's Premier Athletic Events throughout the year! Join Us>

Celebrate Heros

Our virtual Celebration Wall recognizes the strength and determination of those with liver disease. Help us fight the stigma and serve as a beacon of hope.

Advocate for a better future!

Join us for one of our advocacy days in Springfield, IL or Lansing, MI and help us change the face of liver disease! Email us for details.

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Check out Great Lakes Division Events and Programs!

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May Liver Symposium - Directions

5:30 pm, May 26th, 2016

Save the Date for our 2016 May Liver Symposium in Chicago! This event will be for both healthcare professionals as well as patients and the public and include speakers on prominent topics in liver disease. There will be a free Hepatitis C screening associated with this event.

2016 Webinar Series- REGISTER TODAY!

12:00 pm, May 26th, 2016

Join ALF as we kick off our 2016 Webinar Series for patients and the public. Registration is free for these presentations!

Liver Life Walk Chicago - Directions

8:00 AM, June 4th, 2016

The Liver Life Walk keeps the mission of the American Liver Foundation moving forward both literally and figuratively. Money raised by Liver Life Walk participants provides critical funding for medical research, public education, patient support services, and advocacy.

Liver Life Walk Ann Arbor, MI

8 AM, August 27th, 2016

The Liver Life Walk keeps the mission of the American Liver Foundation moving forward both literally and figuratively. Money raised by Liver Life Walk participants provides critical funding for medical research, public education, patient support services, and advocacy.

Flavors of Chicago - Directions

5:30PM, September 12th, 2016

Flavors is a culinary experience that goes beyond the traditional gala providing guests with the unique experience of having a top local chef prepare a multi-course dinner tableside. The evening showcases the signature dishes of our culinary experts and takes you beyond the usual restaurant fare. Unleash your inner "foodie" and experience a distinct evening of dining while helping to fund the research, education, and advocacy efforts of the American Liver Foundation.


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