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MATCHING GIFT CHALLENGE!: Better Media Group wants to help in this fight and has generously agreed to match every gift up to a total of $10,000 raised by participants in our Chicago, Lake County County and North Shore Walk to End Alzheimer's between September 26-30. Make a self-donation, write another social media post or email to help us to get to $10,000. If each participant raises $25, we would be able to unlocak the $10,000 gift from Better.
T-shirts and Champion Swag will all be mailed directly to participants. Please note there will be no shirts available for pick up on walk day. If you raised $100 by September 7, you will receive your t-shirt by walk day. If you raised $100 after September 7, you will receive your walk t-shirt after walk day.
Top Team Village (NEW!): The 5 teams that have raised the most money by October 1, will have a team tent available to them to use as a gathering space on Walk day. The current top 5 teams are: Dan, Dani and Friends, Brian Fargo, Pou-Pou, Team National-Purple Ops, and Team National - MarComm Mission Movers.
Walk festivities: Sponsor exhibit space, multi-cultural dancers, music, decorating flowers, massages for our caregivers, taking team photos, fun zone area with kids crafts, balloons, coloring and more!
Walk Route: The walk route is a little less than 3 miles long with a shorter route also available. The route is paved and allows strollers, wheelcharis and wagons. Dogs are allowed at the walk event but must be on a leash and cannot go into the Soldier Field concourse.
Parking Details: Parking is located at a variety of garages around Museum Campus Drive but the closest parking is located at the Waldron Parking Deck (458 E 18th St.). If you become a Grand Champion (raise $1,000) by Oct. 1 you will receive a parking voucher to park at the Waldron Parking Deck. The second closest parking garage is the North Garage (1356 S. Museum Campus Dr.).
Ride Share Drop Off: Have your ride share drop you off at the turnaround area right in front of Soldier Field.
Public Transportation: From the Roosevelt 'L' Stop (Red, Green and Orange Lines) take the CTA 146 bus to the Soldier Field and Field Museum stop. If you are coming from the Blue Line you can get off at Jackson and then take the CTA 146 bus from State and Jackson to the Soldier Field and Field Museum stop.
Route Map: Coming soon!
Entertainment begins at 8:15 and once the schedule is finalized, we will post the schedule.
Fun Zone: There will be face painters and balloon artists, coloring pages, crafts and lawn games to entertain everyone prior to the Opening Ceremony and the Walk itself.
Self-Care Tent: Massages are generously donated by:
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