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Fundraising Events

The 2016 walk schedule is available! Register online today and start fundraising!

Our online fundraising tools make it easy to set a fundraising goal, personalize your fundraising page, contact family and friends, and track your progress. Get started today and help us get one step closer to a cure!

 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 - Sunday, June 12

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 - Sunday, June 26

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 - Saturday, August 13

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 - Sunday, August 14

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 - Sunday, August 21

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 - Saturday, September 10

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 - Saturday, September 17

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

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Chicago, IL

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.


Thursday, September 15, 2016
Chicago, IL 

Enjoy the best food and drink Chicago has to offer from celebrity chefs, and help raise much needed funds for scleroderma patients.


Education Events

The Scleroderma Foundation is dedicated to the education of patients and caregivers. Every year, the Greater Chicago Chapter hosts free patient education conferences that touch on a variety of topics regarding scleroderma while providing patients and caregivers the opportunity to share their experiences.

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Hamburger University, 2715 Jorie Blvd, Oakbrook, IL 
Free parking is available in their complimentary self-parking lot. Park on the north side of the lot closest to Hamburger University

8:00-9:00 am  Continental Breakfast & Registration
9:00am-1:00pm  Presentations 

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!

Saturday, 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

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! More info and registration to come.

July 11, 2016 - 2nd Annual Steve Mareta Golf Outing - Northbrook, IL
A great day of golf and fun! More info and registration to come.


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.