PFF Walk

 

Chicago

 

Saturday, September 15, 2018
Diversey Harbor

Registration: 9:00 AM

Walk Kick-Off: 10:00 AM

Walk with us, raise funds and lead the way towards a world without pulmonary fibrosis with us on Saturday, September 15th in Chicago, IL. Click here to view our walk routes. 

Patients, families, caregivers, and friends are invited to join for a one or three-mile walk on the city’s magnificent lakefront at the beautiful Diversey Harbor. The PFF walk offers an unprecedented opportunity to unite the community, raise funds, build awareness, and sustain vital programs that help people with PF and their families live better lives.  

Registration for the PFF Walk is free! Walkers who raise $100 or more will receive our signature PFF Walk t-shirt!

To get started click on "Register for This Event"

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Join a team: If you were recruited by someone to walk, click the “join a team” button, search for the team name and proceed with your registration. 

Create a team: Recruit your friends, family, colleagues, and neighbors to walk with you at Diversey Harbor! Click the “create a team” button to get started.

Individual Fundraiser: If you are planning on walking by yourself, you can register as an individual fundraiser. You can create a team later by emailing Emily or make friends with other families who are affected by pulmonary fibrosis on the day of the event.

Virtual Walker: Can’t make it but, you want to join a team that is walking in Chicago? No problem! You can still join in on the fun as a virtual walker. Simply select virtual walker and we’ll share ways you can engage with us on social media on walk day.

Click here for a guide on how to register.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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Contact Us!

For general questions, support with your fundraising efforts, or for additional resources, please contact Emily Smith, Development Manager, at esmith@pulmonaryfibrosis.orgor 312.273.4991.

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amy Kozyra, Director of Special Events, at akozyra@pulmonaryfibrosis.org or 312.878.2351.

For technical questions, volunteer opportunities, or to make an in-kind donation, please contact Emily Williams, Events Coordinator, at ewilliams@pulmonaryfibrosis.org or 312.265.6909.

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$305,530.10

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$300,000.00

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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

There are no sponsors for this event.

Location

Diversey Harbor East of Cannon Drive.
Here is a map of where you can find us!
Click here to view the Chicago walk routes. 

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Event Schedule

9:00am - Registration Begins
9:50am - Opening Ceremony
10:00am - Walk Begins
11:00am - Lunch and Post Walk Celebration!

Attire

Casual, please dress according to the weather – Fundraisers who raised $100 or more can pick up their PFF Walk t-shirt at registration!

Parking

Parking can be found along Cannon Drive, or at the parking lot of the Lincoln Park Zoo (2400 North Cannon Drive, Chicago IL 60614).

Public Transportation

Busses: The #151, #156, #22 busses all have stops close to the walk-site.

Trains: The Diversey Brown line stop is about 1 mile west of the walk-site.

Cabs/Rideshare: Diversey Yacht Club, 2610 N Cannon Dr. Chicago IL 60614

Event Day Details

We will be offering 3 routes on event day: 5K, 1 mile, and a "Lung Distance Lap

Take a look at our Logistics Guide for more event day details! 

Fundraising Incentives

Raise $100 or more and receive a commemorative PFF Walk t-shirt! 

Raise $1,000 or more as an individual fundraiser and reward yourself with a fleece full zip jacket! 

Offline Check or Cash Donations

Checks or cash collected offline can be sent to our office via the address below.

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
PFF Walk
230 East Ohio Street, Suite 500
Chicago, IL 60611

Please include a note with the fundraiser and team name so we can credit appropriately.

The PFF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit public benefit corporation and your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

Supporters

  • James Coglianese 4 days ago
  • Jay Deyoung 5 days ago
  • Equifax Matching donation for Nicole Brooks 5 days ago
  • Brian Quinn 2 weeks ago $102.75
  • Olivia Vizcarra Better late than never! I hope the walk went well. Congrats to your mom for being a survivor! 2 weeks ago $51.37
  • View More Recent Supporters
  • Special Education Systems, Inc. Last month $5,000.00
  • Bill Barry April 2018 $5,000.00
  • Lee Oller Last month $2,568.75
  • Stoelting Co. July 2018 $2,500.00
  • Karel Steiner August 2018 $1,027.50
  • View More Top Donors

Teams

MT Walkers

$2,134.21

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Flo's Fighters

$1,892.74

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PFF Staff

$1,686.36

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Silver Fox Steppers for Nicholas J. Barker

$3,606.62

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Team Breathe

$310.00

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For Big Al

$404.12

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Just Keep Breathing

$323.66

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Team Korolis

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Team Tomasa

$1,007.59

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Team Johnson - in Memory of Mark

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Darrel

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LaDA

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Chuckwagon's Crew

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Team TLC: In it for the LUNG haul

$11,377.25

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Between a walk and a hard pace

$651.73

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Arlene's Army ... Fighting for a cure

$405.50

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Tommy's Trekkers

$701.06

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Southerland Striders

$1,052.06

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PFF Board

$6,420.00

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In Honor of Jan Bryan

$1,016.10

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We BeLung Together

$2,552.79

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Leggett's walk for a cure

$283.02

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Merle's Girls

$227.75

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Jack's Team

$2,569.78

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Team: Mr Biff

$75.00

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Greyhound One

$0.00

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Team Clos

$1,398.34

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Team Terry

$100.00

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Amy's Avengers

$2,230.30

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Johnny's Juggernaut's

$2,650.73

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Lung Distance Walkers

$589.24

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Laura D Friends and Family

$361.59

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$100.00

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Penneys and Pintails

$297.28

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Team Dete

$754.13

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Barb's Bunch Year 2!

$509.94

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Harris-DePoy

$26,629.79

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Tom Clark Walkers

$10,388.38

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Team Gaiser

$8,585.08

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Eddie’s Entourage

$0.00

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Attwell Robbins Family

$5,270.00

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IPF Strong

$3,351.97

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Dash for Donz

$7,310.83

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Kuhn Family and Friends Walkers

$1,532.55

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In Honor of Beverly Warren

$100.00

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$1,000.00

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Team Savoca

$100.00

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Rally For Reynolds

$330.51

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Carol's Crazy Train

$1,725.44

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University of Chicago

$1,929.81

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Stoelting

$10,423.87

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Team Carbajal

$231.37

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Fighting For Air

$2,071.88

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$5,000.00

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Old Lady Crew

$840.31

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Nonnie’s O2 Chasers

$623.73

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LYNDA CERA

$1,979.29

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Windy City Walkers

$1,369.24

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Lili’s Breathtaking Beauties

$75.00

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Team Ta Ta

$1,554.12

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Vickee Vee

$169.54

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Team Dekin

$212.75

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Hampton's Marketeers

$798.24

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Anna's Angels

$2,277.86

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Loyola University Medical Center

$1,825.56

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Team BCBSIL

$20.00

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Team SS

$1,143.55

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MindFit Motivators

$177.06

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Breathe Wright

$177.06

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"Happy to have the blues!"

$1,918.99

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The Manske Family

$1,697.45

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Dave's Faves

$875.76

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PF Fighters

$1,004.16

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Not Fast and Only Slightly Furious

$132.20

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Alton's Angels

$633.25

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Team SLA/PF Meet and Greet

$1,123.66

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Cuellar Squad

$2,142.49

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Frost Family

$2,004.22

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$1,500.00

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Mar's S.O.B. Squad

$1,278.87

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$1,000.00

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Pohlen 4 PFF

$25.69

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Tony's SABER Tooth Tigers

$1,316.84

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Team Montana

$9,479.15

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$5,000.00

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Krugman Strong

$410.00

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$1,000.00

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For Both of Us

$8,926.44

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$7,500.00

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Georgine

$256.87

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El Guichalan

$102.74

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We can walk it out

$592.14

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Just Breathe

$0.00

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$1,000.00

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Fly high breath easy

$241.38

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$5,000.00

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Team Sally Ann

$451.19

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$500.00

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Pulmonary Pacers

$1,001.29

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Team Bob

$209.12

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$500.00

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Team M&M

$304.12

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4 Jimmy

$784.94

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In Memory of John the Painter

$331.74

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Team Mesirow

$0.00

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Team Wendy K

$20.55

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Holly Dickens Design

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