Saturday, September 15, 2018
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"
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.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
For general questions, support with your fundraising efforts, or for additional resources, please contact Emily Smith, Development Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org 312.273.4991.
For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Amy Kozyra, Director of Special Events, at email@example.com or 312.878.2351.
For technical questions, volunteer opportunities, or to make an in-kind donation, please contact Emily Williams, Events Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.265.6909.
Thank You to Our Sponsors!
There are no sponsors for this event.
9:00am - Registration Begins
9:50am - Opening Ceremony
10:00am - Walk Begins
11:00am - Lunch and Post Walk Celebration!
Casual, please dress according to the weather – Fundraisers who raised $100 or more can pick up their PFF Walk t-shirt at registration!
Parking can be found along Cannon Drive, or at the parking lot of the Lincoln Park Zoo (2400 North Cannon Drive, Chicago IL 60614).
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!
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
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.