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Bay Area Participates in the American Liver Foundation’s Liver Life Walk. Hundreds expected to walk in support the 30 million Americans affected by liver disease.

Hundreds of people including those living with liver disease, local corporations, the medical community, friends and families, schools, and other organizations are expected to participate in the American Liver Foundation’s (ALF) annual Liver Life Walk.

San Francisco, CA – July 3, 2012 – Hundreds of people including those living with liver disease, local corporations, the medical community, friends and families, schools, and other organizations are expected to participate in the American Liver Foundation’s (ALF) annual Liver Life Walk on Saturday, September 15th at Crissy Field in San Francisco and on Sunday, September 23rd at California’s Great America in Santa Clara. ALF’s goal is to raise funds for medical research, public education, patient support and advocacy and to raise awareness to the needs of millions of Americans battling liver disease.

The Liver Life Walk is ALF’s fast growing fundraising event and the largest fundraising and awareness event related to liver health in the United States uniting communities in the fight against liver disease with more than 15,000 participants from coast-to-coast pounding the pavement to change the face of liver health!

“ALF is immensely appreciative of our Liver Life Walk participants,” says Nancy Bircher, community leader and Chairperson of the Liver Life Walk. “This is citizenship at its finest. The commitment of our walkers helps bring much needed awareness and financial support to the needs of millions of Americans who are battling more than 100 different types of liver disease and help us move toward our ultimate goal of a world without liver disease.” To register or to learn more visit, www.liverfoundation.org/walk.

The American Liver Foundation is the nation’s largest non-profit organization focused solely on promoting liver health and disease prevention. ALF achieves its mission in the fight against liver disease by funding scientific research, education for medical professionals, advocacy, information and support programs for patients and their families as well as public awareness campaigns about liver wellness and disease prevention. ALF’s mission is to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. For more information about ALF’s programs and services, visit www.liverfoundation.org or contact our national HelpLine at 1-800-GO LIVER (800-465-4837)

Page updated: July 2nd, 2012