Who We Are

Life Foundation works to promote health and alleviate the mental and physical distress of individuals and couples diagnosed with infertility through education and financial assistance.

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Save the Date

Returning April 2021
Bowl for Life

Family Stories

Sheeba and Ritesh
2018 Grant Recipients

Nicole and Lance
2018 Grant Recipients

Josie and Esten
2018 Grant Recipients
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In the News

Due to COVID-19, as of March 30, 2020, the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has recommended avoiding new infertility treatments unless it is an emergency and delaying embryo transfers when possible. Out of respect for these guidelines, we will be delaying the April 2020 Life Grant. Please check back on June 15, 2020 for an update.

5 Years in Existence
$797,750 Granted
32 Babies Born

Thank You

We could not provide families hope and education without the generous support of our partners & sponsors.
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
IntegraMed Fertility
EMD Serond
Lake Anesthesia Associates
Levy Law Solutions
Centered Chicago
Vital Proteins
Pulling Down the Moon
VIOS fertility
Donor Egg Bank
Eastern Healing
Embryo Options
Jewel Osco
Kristin Sanders

This Limited Edition Monograph Book benefits the Kevin J. Lederer Life Foundation

Waiting Natascha Dea

Waiting by Natascha Dea

A monograph of photographs made by Natascha Dea during two rounds of IVF. It is a window into one woman's experience going through fertility treatments and a love song to the women and men around the world experiencing infertility. The book features a Foreward written by renowned reproductive endocrinologist Eve Feinberg, M.D., Medical Director of Northwestern Fertility and Reproductive Medicine Highland Park. The limited edition is now available.

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