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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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I had no idea how to help him navigate this scary and unpredictable diagnosis
May 1, 2023

Stacey became involved with ALF after attending a caregivers’ program at the hospital where her partner, Zach was diagnosed with end stage liver disease.

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Undiagnosed Disease Day
April 28, 2023

“Twenty-five years ago, while I was pregnant with my daughter, I turned yellow. Doctors told me my jaundice would get better after I delivered my daughter. That did not happen.” Read Danae’s story about living with an undiagnosed liver disease.

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American Liver Foundation Applauds Reintroduction of the Living Donor Protection Act
April 27, 2023

On behalf of nearly 100 million Americans affected by liver disease, we applaud the reintroduction of the Living Donor Protection Act of 2023.

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American Liver Foundation Announces Strategic Partnership with American Society of Transplantation’s Living Donor Circle of Excellence
April 25, 2023

ALF will become the first liver organization to join AST’s Living Donor Circle of Excellence and become a strategic partner.

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Volunteer Appreciation Week
April 16, 2023

Meet Melissa Sanchez – a dedicated volunteer and passionate advocate for the American Liver Foundation (ALF). Melissa said, “I advocate in memory of my grandmother, Aira Sanchez, who bravely battled end stage liver disease from 2012-2014.

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Boston Marathon Runners Hit the Pavement to Fight Liver Disease
April 10, 2023

Read how this year’s marathon is extra special for two marathoners running for their dad who will receive a life-saving liver transplant!

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