Your contributions help MGF of Illinois provide support and programs to MG patients and their families and contribute to research. You can give:



The Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Illinois reaches out to MG patients and their families in Illinois, NW Indiana and the Quad Cities. We respond to calls and emails from people all over the country and even internationally. We can give you information and encouragement with our friendly office staff, newsletter, educational programs and more.


Patient Assistance

This program helps with the cost
of medical care for Illinois and
Indiana residents.  APPLICATION


Bakers Square Fundraiser

Get your 2014 pie gift cards and
help MG patients at the same time.
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MG is a neurological disorder. It causes fluctuating weakness of the voluntary muscles of the body and can include a drooping eyelid, blurred or double vision, slurred speech, difficulty chewing and swallowing, weakness in the arms and legs, and difficulty breathing.

Symptoms can change from day to day—even hour to hour, sometimes making MG difficult to diagnose. MG affects each person so differently it sometimes is called “the snowflake disease.”


Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of Illinois, 275 N. York Street, Suite 401, Elmhurst, IL 60126-2752.

Click Here for nutrition 
and exercise handouts from
Oct. 19 seminar
"Practical Strategies for
Living with MG."

New Central Chicago Support
Group starts Feb. 5, 2015

Click Here for 2015
MG support group schedule

DONATE to the Calendar Club
2015 Fundraiser

Read the MGF of Illinois 2013 Annual Report



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