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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.

The Liver Man is always the most popular guest at our Liver Life Walks!

The inaugural Liver Life Walk Michigan was a SUCCESS!

17 teams and 134 people walked at Kollen Park in Holland, Michigan on Saturday, September 26th to help create a better future that is free of liver disease!

Please help us reach our $20,000 goal by making a donation of $10 or more today by visiting LiverFoundation.Org/WalkMichigan!

Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers, and participants who made the morning one to remember!

Event photos will be coming soon! In the meantime, check out photos from our other events by clicking here!



Thank you to all of you who worked so hard to make this signature event amazing! 23 of Chicago's finest chefs created culinary masterpieces for 300 guests! Our emcee, Corey McPherrin of FOX 32 NEWS provided entertainment throughout the evening as he interviewed the chefs and showcased their spectacular taste sensations. Congratulations to Chef Jimmy Jodoin who received the Top Chef trophy for the table with the highest fundraising total.

It was our privilege to honor Dr. Steven Flamm, Northwestern Medicine, for his 20+ years of dedication to those who are affected by liver diseases and we are so grateful to Honoree, Corrine Rossi, for sharing her personal story about liver transplantation.

We are delighted that we were able to raise over $155,000 to further our mission! Thank you to our generous sponsors, volunteers, and guests!


REGISTER TODAY for our October Liver Symposium on October 24th!

This event is for both patients and the general public as well as healthcare providers!

The symposium will take place at the Meridian Banquet hall in Arlington Heights!

Contact Sarah Koltun at for more information

Join us at one of our Signature Events or attend one of our many educational programs and let's change the face of liver disease together!

Join us for a new webinar! "Accessing and Managing Treatment: Benefits of Working with a Specialty Pharmacy" will take place on Thurs. 5/28, 12-1pm ET.

Register Here

Celebrate those affected by liver disease

Our virtual Celebration Wall is a way that we honor and commemorate patients who have been affected by liver disease. It is our hope that the Celebration Wall will serve to fight the stigma that has forever plagued liver disease and serve as a beacon of hope to those still battling liver disease.

Click here to visit our Celebration Wall

To be featured on the Celebration Wall or to have a family member/friend featured, please email or call 312-377-9030.

Every day, we are working to better fulfill our mission and enhance our advocacy for liver disease and liver health.

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 further details.

Liver Life Challenge

Take the Challenge with Team ALF today to achieve your own fitness goals & create lasting memories while raising funds to create a better future for 30 million Americans affected by liver disease.

Join our Events and Programs in Illinois!

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon

7:30am, October 11th, 2015

Run the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon with Team ALF! Once our Team ALF Bank of America Chicago Marathon charity bibs are gone....they are gone. Don't lose your opportunity to get a guaranteed entry by way of ALF charity entry into next year's Chicago Marathon!

October Liver Symposium - REGISTRATION OPEN! - Directions

8:00 AM, October 24th, 2015

REGISTER for our upcoming Liver Symposium on October 24th in Arlington Heights! This event will be for both patients and the public as well as healthcare professionals!

Romeoville Liver Wellness Program!! - Directions

7:00 pm, February 24th, 2016

Join ALF Educational Volunteer, Don Mason, at the White Oak Public Library-Romeoville Branch to learn about functions of the liver, health and wellness, and liver diseases!

Shamrock Shuffle - Directions

8:30, April 3rd, 2016

Kick off the running and racing season in Chicago at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K with Team ALF. The 8K (4.97-mile) run starts and finishes in Chicago’s Grant Park. Experience (arguably) the best portion of the Chicago Marathon course and run on State Street that great street all while running towards a future that is free of liver disease!

Can't make it to an event? Make a Difference is a new way to take action in the fight against liver disease. Garage sale, bowling tournament, personal challenge-whatever the fundraising idea, we can provide you with the tools to make it happen. Learn more by clicking here!