Feast for Families

Thanksgiving Meals for Families Affected by ALS in Northern Illinois, Chicagoland, and Central Illinois
While the world cautiously opens back up, individuals living with ALS and their families continue to find themselves limiting their social interactions, experiencing bouts of isolation, and at times, still living in a quarantined world. All of this while continuing to face ALS and the physical, financial, and emotional burdens that come with the disease.

Last year we proudly launched Feast For Families…a campaign to fund Thanksgiving meals for the individuals we serve. The opportunity served as a way for our donors to have an immediate and direct impact on our local ALS community; and it was a HUGE success! Nearly 90 families benefitted from the generosity of our donors.
By donating $90, you will provide a complete meal to a local family facing the daily struggles and challenges of ALS in our service territory throughout Chicagoland, Central Illinois, and Northern Illinois. Our goal is to raise $8,100 by November 24rd, to accommodate 90 deserving families that have requested a meal.

"I would like to thank everybody for the support you give the ALS Community especially during hard times, your generous gift really helped make this holiday special. Thank you from all our family." -2020 Feast for Families Recipient 
Please consider donating (any amount) or sharing this campaign to your social media and contacts so we can help 90 incredible individuals and families this holiday season.
  • Katherine Jemsek 
    • $2,000 (Offline)
    • 2 hrs
  • Kelsey Shubert 
    • $100 
    • 7 d
  • Meredith Lindgren 
    • $200 
    • 8 d
  • Kelly Drew 
    • $90 
    • 8 d
  • GoFundMe.org . 
    • $701 
    • 8 d
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ALS Association Greater Chicago Chapter 
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