Participant Announcements

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Hello everyone! We are so thrilled you are joining us for the Walk to Defeat ALS! Please don't hesistate to contact me if you have ANY questions!

The Walk will be held at Cantigny Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018! 

Below are some helpful links and tips to get you started!

Walker Tools  |  Participant Center  |



Fundraising Ideas

Event Specific Emails - READ! 

1 Week Out Email 

2 Week Out Email

3 Week Out Email 

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Team Captain Handbook 

Click HERE to view the 2018 Team Captain Handbook?  Not a team captain, that is okay, you can view it too :) 

Kick-Off Powerpoint Presentation

Did you join us at the kick-off?  If so, this will be a reminder for you!  If you weren't able to attend, click HERE to view all that was discussed at our super successful kick-off!  

Kick-Off Pictures 

We had a blast at the March 6th kick-off and we hope you did too!  Click HERE to view the pictures! 

Sunflower Gazettes

Click HERE to view past and current Sunlfower Gazettes!


Click HERE to view upcoming fundraisers! 

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Get Social

Make sure you become of a fan of our Chapter on Facebook to receive information about fundraising contests, shout outs to outstanding teams and walkers, and important Walk Day details!

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Mobile App and Fundraise with Facebook

Only our registered participants can access this app, which contains suggested status updates and tools to help you raise money through your extended network of friends. Not registered yet? Register now as a fundraising Walker for the Greater Chicago Walk to Defeat ALS®.

Badges and Milestones

To thank you for your support in the Walk to Defeat ALS, each participant can earn badges that will display on his or her personal page. VIEW BADGES



Only participants who've raised $75 will get a t-shirt. This benefit is awarded to individuals, not teams or donors, so make sure the donations to your personal fundraising record add up!

In addition to working toward one for yourself, you should spread the word to encourage your friends, family, and coworkers to earn their very own shirt.

Log into Participant Center to check your progress!

Contacting You

Once you register for the Walk to Defeat ALS® and choose to receive our emails, you will get valuable information. Register Now

Are you registered but not receiving our communications? Send and email to and let them know!

Thank You to Our National Sponsors

Our Local Presenting Sponsor

Our Local Sponsors