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Fundraising Events

Thank you for a great summer!

This summer was a record year for the Scleroderma Foundation of Greater Chicago. Thank you to all our walkers and fundraisers who made such a successful summer possible. Next year's walk dates are coming soon!

If you have any questions about your local walk, contact us. For the latest updates follow us on Facebook.


Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
Madison, WI 

9:00 am Registration begins
10:00 am Walk begins

McKee Farms Park 2930 Chapel Valley Rd, Fitchburg, WI 53711

Highland Park Walk 2014

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
Highland Park, IL

7:30 am  Registration begins
9:00 am  3-mile walk begins
9:15 am  1-mile walk begins

Highland Park 
Metra Train Station
1800 St. John’s Ave. at Laurel

Reason to Rock Walk 2014

Reason to Rock - Fun Walk & 50s Fest
Geneva, IL 

11:30 am Registration begins
12:00 - 3:00 pm Fun Walk
50s Festival / Classic Car Show

Northwestern Medicine Field
34W002 Cherry Lane
Geneva, IL 60134 
Germantown Walk 2014

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
Germantown, WI 

7:30 am Registration begins
9:00 am Walk begins 

Kinderberg Park
N104 W14942 Donges Bay Road
Germantown, WI 53022
<Reason to Rock Walk 2014

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
Highland, IN 

9:00 am Registration begins
10:00 am Walk begins

Wicker Memorial Park (Picnic Area One)
8554 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN 46322

Springfield Walk 2014

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
Springfield, IL 

8:00 am Registration begins
9:00 am 3-mile walk begins
9:15 am 1-mile walk begins

Southwind Park 
(Hope Pavilion)
4965 S 2nd St,
Springfield, IL 62703 

Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
Dixon, IL

8:00 am Registration begins
9:00 am Walk begins

Lowell Park
2114 Lowell Park Road
Dixon, IL

 food fight for scleroderma

May 7, 2017

Jared Wentworth of Trench in Wicker Park beat out Nicole Pederson of Found in Evanston and Andres Padilla of Lena Brava for the title of Food Fight Champion 2017 at the 9th annual Food Fight for Scleroderma! Stay tuned for next year's date!


September 14, 2017

Enjoy the best food and drink Chicago has to offer from celebrity chefs, and help raise much needed funds for scleroderma patients. Stay tuned for next year's date!


Education Events

Thank you to all who joined us for the fall Patient Education Conference at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on October 14. Our next conference is scheduled for spring 2018.  

Video and presentations from our previous conferences are available on YouTube and Slideshare

Community Fundraisers

Thinking of starting your own fundraiser? Start a Hope Raiser event in your community and help us get closer to a cure! There are lots of creative ways to raise money, and 2017's community fundraisers were a smashing success! If you'd like to start your own event and need some help, please contact us
Knockout Scleroderma 2015
April 29, 2017 - Jan's 3rd Annual "Knock Out Scleroderma" - Chicago
The 3rd annual Knock Out Scleroderma event raised more than $4,000 for scleroderma research and support! Next year's date coming soon! 
 Golf Crystal Lake 2015

June 24, 2017 - Oak Park Invitational Charity Golf Tournament - Oak Park, IL
This yearly event has been held for more than 50 years and this year it will benefit the Scleroderma Foundation of Greater Chicago! Contact us for more information.
July 15, 2017 - 7th Annual "Tournament of Non-Champions" Golf Outing - Crystal Lake, IL
Get in on this fun day of golf for a great cause!
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 July 24, 2017 - 3rd Annual Steve Mareta Memorial Golf Outing - Northbrook, IL
"He was as sweet as his swing" A great day of golf and fun! 
Golf and dinner - 12-8pm 


Looking for an opportunity to volunteer? Check out our volunteer opportunity page to learn more about how you can get involved! For questions about any of our events, contact us at 312-660-1131. Stay up to date with all Greater Chicago Chapter events (Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana) by following us on Facebook.