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Fundraising Walks

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year's fundraising walks! This was an incredible year and a big step towards our goal of finding a cure for scleroderma! 2019 dates will be available soon! For the latest info on future events, follow us on Facebook. 

Interested in volunteering? Fill out our volunteer application.


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

Highland Park, IL

8:00 am - Registration begins
9:30 am - 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
12-3 pm - Fun walk, 50's festival & classic car show

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

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

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

Springfield, IL 

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

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

Dixon, IL

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

Lowell Park
2114 Lowell Park Road
Dixon, IL

Food Events

If you enjoy delicious food and drink, great silent auctions, even better company and a fantastic cause, our celebrity chef fundraisers are for you! Thank you to everyone who came out for this year's Cooking Up a Cure celebrity chef event! 


2019 Date Coming Soon!

Enjoy the best food and drink Chicago has to offer from celebrity chefs, all for a good cause - curing scleroderma.

Education Events

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Spring Patient Conference
Our next Patient Education Conference will be Saturday, April 27, 2019 in Oakbrook, IL. Registration is now open!

Scleroderma 101
Scleroderma 101 is a bi-annual small group session offering information and support for recently diagnosed scleroderma patients. Top specialists and scleroderma support group leaders will be on site to help you understand your diagnosis, build a support system and live better.

The next Scleroderma 101 is scheduled for Thursday, January 24 in Northwestern Memorial Hospital's Feinberg Pavilion. Registration is now open!

For presentations and videos from past conferences, take a look at our SlideShare and YouTube sites. 

Hope Raisers

If you're interested in supporting the Scleroderma Foundation, Greater Chicago Chapter and have a passion for creating your own fundraisers, why not start a Hope Raiser? This year's Hope Raisers were a great success - thank you to everyone who came out to join us! If you'd like to add your own event to the list, please contact us.

Knockout Scleroderma 2015
April 29, 2018 - Jan's 4th Annual "Knock Out Scleroderma" - Chicago
The 4th annual Knock Out Scleroderma event included a cycling class at CYCMODE in the South Loop, followed by finger food, drinks and a raffle at The Scout. This year the event raised a record amount - more than $5,400 dollars! Thank you to all who attended!
July 14, 2018 - 8th Annual "Tournament of Non-Champions" Golf Outing - Crystal Lake, IL
Held by the Ciszon family annually in memory of their mother Denise, this event has long been a favorite for north suburban golfers. Thank you to everyone who came out this year!