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Fundraising Events

Thank you for a fantastic 2016 walk season! See you next summer!

Thank you for walking with us this summer! We will be updating our events calendar soon, so check back for details on walks for the summer of 2017!


Congratulations to our Top Ten fundraising teams!
1. Northshore Scleroderma - $10,787 - Highland Park, IL
2. Team Lisa Joy - $9,051 - Highland Park, IL
3. Sclero Smackdown - $8,031 - Madison, WI
4. Team Bontje - $6,870 - Highland Park, IL
5. Barb's Buddies - $6,861 - Highland Park, IL
6. Julie's Jewels - $2,860 - Geneva, IL
7. Team ShellyZ - $2,770 - Germantown, IL
8. Carol's Cookies - $2,650 - Highland Park, IL
9. Barbara's Besties - $1,861 - Highland Park, IL
10. Lamistyles - $1,665 - Geneva, IL 

Congratulations to our Top Ten fundraising individuals!
1. Gary Sylvan - $8,171 - Highland Park, IL
2. Debbie Lorig - $5,645 - Highland Park, IL
3. Sanam Khazai - $5,596 - Madison, WI
4. Blick Buddies - $3,470 - Highland Park, IL
5. Julie Augustyn - $2,750 - Geneva, IL
6. Franny Kaplan - $$2,435 - Highland Park, IL
7. Carol Goldman - $2,025 - Highland Park, IL
8. Lisa Kelley - $1,475 - Germantown, WI
9. Adrienne Sadoff - $1,360 - Highland Park, IL
10. Mary Elenz - $1,310 -  Highland Park, IL


Donations are still accepted through the end of the year. If you are interested in donating to an event, click on its link and follow on screen instructions.

 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

Highland 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
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

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

Fifth Third Bank Ballpark
34W002 Cherry Lane
Geneva, IL 60134

Dixon Walk 2014

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

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

 food fight for scleroderma

Spring 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. 



Fall 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

Thank you for attending our 2016 Patient Education Conferences! We hope to see you in April at our Spring Conference Event.

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 is a list of community fundraisers that are coming up. Please contact the event organizer directly with any questions. If you need help starting your own event, contact us!
Knockout Scleroderma 2015
May 21, 2016 - Jan's 2nd 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!
For more info or to register email mccait925@gmail.com
 Golf Crystal Lake 2015

July 9, 2016 - 6th Annual "Tournament of Non-Champions" Golf Outing - Crystal Lake, IL
Get in on this fun day of golf for a great cause! 
 Golf Northbrook 2015

July 11, 2016 - 2nd Annual Steve Mareta Memorial Golf Outing - Northbrook, IL
"He was as sweet as his swing" A great day of golf and fun!



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.