Please Support My Fundraising Efforts

Support me as I challenge myself to raise awareness and educate teens about depression. I have struggled with depression since I was a teen, and wish I had access then to the resources and support that Erika's Lighthouse provides. Running truly helps me cope with my depression and now anxiety that I've developed the past several years, and I'm thrilled to run the Chicago Marathon as my 4th marathon! Thank you for your donation, even the smallest amount can potentially save a teen's life.

What is Erika's Lighthouse?

Erika's Lighthouse is determined to make sure no young person feels alone in their depression. We are dedicated to creating a community of empathy and education. We create middle school and high school teen depression awareness programs so educators and teens can create safe spaces to learn about depression, letting students know they are never alone, and there is somewhere to turn.

Thank you to my supporters!

  • Todd Matthews September 2022 $320.10
  • Dana Laird Thanks to the Chicago Marathon for working with Erika's Lighthouse, and Go, Ashley! May the marathon go well for you. We will be with your in spirit! Love, Mom September 2022 $104.95
  • Heidi Buker Good Luck Ashley!!! September 2022 $50.00
  • Chris Hicks-Davis Good luck and have fun!! September 2022 $52.47
  • Victoria Upchurch Good luck in the marathon! September 2022
  • Jen Dana-Farley Thanks for bringing awareness to this! Have a great race. :) September 2022 $20.99
  • Peter Stirling September 2022 $25.00
  • Paula Jellison Good luck on your run. Thanks for all you do for Orca Running. September 2022 $52.47
  • Roxana Becerra Ashley you are a strong survivor you can do all things. February 2022 $31.48
  • Tessa Burchardt December 2021
  • Anonymous Thanks for everything you do! Have fun in Chicago! November 2021
  • Anonymous November 2021 $50.00
  • Anonymous November 2021
  • Michelle Young All Orcas will be with you November 2021 $52.47
  • Natalie Quist Ashley is my hero! November 2021
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  • Todd Matthews September 2022 $320.10
  • Alisa Vitello On behalf of the I Can And I Will Guild, our family is excited to support you!! Also, happy birthday! November 2021 $262.37
  • Dana Laird Thanks to the Chicago Marathon for working with Erika's Lighthouse, and Go, Ashley! May the marathon go well for you. We will be with your in spirit! Love, Mom September 2022 $104.95
  • Susan Parker Have a great race! November 2021 $104.95
  • Erikas Lighthouse Training Credit November 2021 $100.00
  • Chris Hicks-Davis Good luck and have fun!! September 2022 $52.47
  • Paula Jellison Good luck on your run. Thanks for all you do for Orca Running. September 2022 $52.47
  • Michelle Young All Orcas will be with you November 2021 $52.47
  • Shani Griego Have a great race Ashley! You’ve got this! November 2021 $52.47
  • Patrick Ferguson November 2021 $52.47
  • Frank Pape Go Ashley! That course is like an airport runway — you’re going to fly!! November 2021 $52.47
  • val pate good luck! and thanks for running for such an important cause! November 2021 $52.47
  • Kimberley Daniel Way to go Ashley! November 2021 $52.47
  • Beth Wild Always happy to help a fellow runner realize a "bucket list" or life dream. Enjoy! November 2021 $52.47
  • John Spoden November 2021 $52.47
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