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Fundraising Events

Walk season 2017 is here!

Join us as we step out to cure scleroderma this summer! These events are fun for the whole family and are a great opportunity to connect with others in the scleroderma community and honor those in your life who have been affected by the disease. This year's walks are on the calendar and registration is now open!

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


Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
June 24, 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
June 25, 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
August 6, 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
August 20, Germantown, WI 

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

Kinderberg Park
N104 W14942 Donges Bay Road
Germantown, WI 53022
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Stepping Out to Cure Scleroderma
August 26, 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
September 16, 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
September 23, 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

Watch three of Chicago's top chefs compete to win your vote! Enjoy an evening of outstanding food, beer and wine, including a sample of each competing chef's dish! There will also be amazing prizes to win, all in the name of a great cause. 



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.



Education Events

Our spring Patient Education Conference was Saturday, April 22 in Oakbrook IL. Thank you to all who attended, and to our excellent presenters and volunteers. We'll be posting presentation slides and videos of the speakers soon! Our next conference is October 14.

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! Here's what we've got coming up for 2017. 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
One hour of boxing lessons at UFC gym and two hours of food/drink at The Scout in Chicago. Do one of them or both!
 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.