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Only 30% of organ donors represent people from diverse and under-represented communities
July 31, 2023

David waited for more than a year to receive his transplant from a living donor. Help ALF reach more people from diverse communities and spread awareness on how to become a living donor.

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Make an Enormous Impact with a Future Gift
July 28, 2023

When you include ALF in your will, your generosity helps us continue helping the nearly 100 million Americans affected by liver disease. Learn more about how you can make an enormous impact on the liver community by giving a gift that costs nothing during your lifetime.

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American Liver Foundation Announces New Liver Research Awards for 2023
July 11, 2023

Early career scientists interested in basic and translational research encouraged to apply.

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Chronic Liver Disease Brought Us Together
June 30, 2023

Chris and Kaila bonded over their diagnosis, their passion for running and so many other things. Days turned into weeks, weeks into months and months into years – it was clear this was more than a friendship, this was forever.

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New CDC Report Shows Only 1 in 3 American Adults are Cured from Hepatitis C
June 29, 2023

Read ALF's statement about a new CDC report on Hepatitis C in America.

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Advancing Research, Awareness, Screening and Linkage to Care to Eliminate Hep D in the U.S. is Critical
June 27, 2023

In a newly published article in the open journal, Hepatology Communications, the authors outline five urgent priority areas to address hepatitis delta (HDV)—the most aggressive form of viral hepatitis.

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Celebrating Juneteenth and Change through Collaboration
June 16, 2023

Despite Juneteenth's nationwide recognition, when it comes to health equity and access to healthcare, disparities within the Black community still remain. ALF is working to help close some of these gaps through partnerships with community organizations such as the Black Liver Health Initiative (BLHI) at New York Presbyterian in New York City.

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Support for Mothers affected by ICP
June 12, 2023

My journey through ICP began with my first pregnancy in 2003, with my son, Jorden. I had been grateful for my health all my life, but towards the end of my pregnancy, something was wrong.

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A Positive Role Model for All
June 1, 2023

As a young man, I didn’t want people to think I was perpetually sick; and I wasn’t going to let liver disease define me.

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Celebrating and Uniting Mothers Nationwide
May 10, 2023

Courtney's experience as a first time mom was not what she expected. But thanks to a strong support system, Courtney is now a strong advocate for her daughter, Sadie, and the 100 million Americans affected by liver disease.

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Winners of the American Liver Foundation 2023 Liver Health Poster Competition Announced
May 9, 2023

This competition showcases posters and a brief video created by early career healthcare professionals from across the country on six areas of liver educational focus.

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Celebrating ALF Young Leadership and AAPI Heritage Month
May 8, 2023

Meet Justin Chiu – proud member of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community and the West Coast Co-Chair of ALF’s Young Leadership Council (YLC).

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