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2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's - Chicago

Saturday, October 8, 2022

1,736
Participants
373
Teams
Campaign Progress
of Goal
$662,192 Raised
$1,300,000.00
51% Achieved

$662,192

Raised

$1,300,000

Our Goal

Your health and safety are our top priorities. We will continue to closely monitor CDC, state and local guidelines to ensure Walk events adhere to the latest recommendations

Su salud y seguridad son nuestras principales prioridades. Continuaremos observando de cerca las pautas locales, estatales y de los CDC para garantizar que los eventos de la caminata cumplan con las recomendaciones más recientes.

Event Details

Time:
Walk Village Opens at 8:00 am; Promise Garden Ceremony at 9:30 a.m.; Walk begins at 10 a.m.

Location:
Soldier Field
1410 Museum Campus Drive
Chicago, IL 60605
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Contact:
Mary DeMars | Erica Hough
847-324-0365
chicagowalk@alz.org

VOLUNTEER More event info

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We're moving forward with plans to host in-person events this fall while keeping your health and safety as our top priorities. Registered participants who wish to Walk From Home can find more details in their Participant Center.

Mobile App

Fundraise on the go by sending emails, monitoring your progress and updating your page.
You can even deposit checks! Learn more about the Walk to End Alzheimer's® mobile app.

Recaude fondos para la caminata enviando correos electrónicos, supervisando su progreso y actualizando su página.
¡Incluso puede depositar cheques! Más información sobre la aplicación móvil de la Walk to End Alzheimer's.


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News and Announcements

 
 
Click on the image below to learn more about the exclusive benefits for companies who participate in our Corporate Challenge! Challenge ends October 1!
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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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The NOW is designed as a refuge to help you disconnect from the outside world and reconnect within. We are where you go to turn down the noise so you can listen to what your body needs. We say show up for yourself so you can better support others. Relax your body. Reset your soul. Start NOW.
 
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Top Fundraisers

Participants
  1 -  Elite Grand Champion Self Donor Dani Jachino ($54,400)
  2 -  Elite Grand Champion Self Donor Brian Fargo ($25,655)
  3 -  Elite Grand Champion Reagan Hogerty ($12,925)
  4 -  Elite Grand Champion Self Donor Joanne Malleta ($11,231)
  5 -  Elite Grand Champion Erin Heintz ($10,570)
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Teams
  1 -  Dan, Dani and Friends ($55,371)
  2 -  Brian Fargo ($32,615)
  3 -  Team National - Purple Ops ($22,779)
  4 -  Pou-Pou ($22,657.53)
  5 -  Team National - MarComm Mission Movers ($18,965)
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Companies
  1 - Alzheimer's Association Home Office ($59,973.17)
  2 - Mesulam Center - Northwestern University ($13,937)
  3 - Life Care Services ($11,391)
  4 - BDO ($8,375)
  5 - US Foods ($4,640)
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Sponsors

National Presenting Sponsors

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National Teams

Diamond Level

Brookdale
Edward Jones
Sigma Kappa

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LCS
Senior Star
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