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Rock 'n' Roll Chicago 1/2 Marathon - Team Erika's Lighthouse

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THE STORY:

ERIKAS LIGHTHOUSE A BEACON OF HOPE FOR ADOLESCENT DEPRESSION wrote -

Erika’s Lighthouse is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and raising awareness about adolescent depression, encouraging good mental health and breaking down the stigma surrounding mental health issues.

Somewhere between 15%-20% of children will suffer from a depressive episode before they reach adulthood, and 90-98% of youth who take their life have a diagnosable mental disorder, the most common being depression. Although depression is quite common and can be serious, nearly 80% of young people go undiagnosed and untreated due to cultural stigma.

The goal of Erika's Lighthouse is to help communities develop a culture that allows people to talk openly about mental health so we can overcome stigma and encourage early identification and treatment of depression - protecting young lives.

We meet our goals through our free educational programming and materials targeted at six constituencies: teens, young adults, parents, schools, health professionals and community organizations.

 

Support Our Team Making Strides to End Stigma!

Race day is July 19th, 2015 and Erika’s Lighthouse is proud to announce that we are an official charity of the 2015 Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon!

An incredible way to support Team Erika's Lighthouse is to help us meet our fundraising goal of $10,000 by donating whatever you can, as well as, passing this fundraising page on to friends and family.

Each dollar helps to support Erika's Lighthouse and our free educational programs.

Join us and together let's "GET DEPRESSION OUT OF THE DARK!"

DONATE

To This Fundraiser

$1,700

MONEY RAISED
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  • Steve and Sandie Huberty

    $25

  • Jenna Dickson

     

  • The Stringer Family

     

  • Brandie & Jordan Roark

    $25

  • Robin Hoefer

    $100

  • The Wilkov Gang

    $50

  • Anonymous

     

  • Tom O'Regan

    $100

  • Holly Bressler

    $50

  • Kathy Spear

     

  • Ann Randall

     

  • Jacki & Steve Ruh

     

  • Mom and Dad

    $100

  • Browe family

    $25

  • The Dailey Method Northbrook

    $535

  • The Bagley Family

    $100

  • Lauren and Aaron Singer

     

  • hilary kniss

     

  • Springborn/MacAverys

    $130

  • Yates fam

    $100

  • Lindsay, Mike and Max Goodman

     

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113% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $11,844 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Gayl Monto

Amount Raised

$3,132

 

157% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Katie Gierke

Amount Raised

$1,700

 

113% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Katie Garrity

Amount Raised

$1,230

Fundraiser Title

Alyson Minkus

Amount Raised

$1,007

 

168% Raised of $600 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Susan Freed

Amount Raised

$890

 

148% Raised of $600 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Heather Freed

Amount Raised

$855

 

171% Raised of $500 Goal

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Julie Hannigan

Amount Raised

$800

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Madeline O'Hara

Amount Raised

$780

 

130% Raised of $600 Goal

Donor Comments

Lindsay, Mike and Max Goodman

Lindsay, Mike and Max Goodman

2 years ago

Yates fam

Yates fam

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Springborn/MacAverys

Springborn/MacAverys

DONATION: $130

Go Katie! 2 years ago

hilary kniss

hilary kniss

Good luck, Katie!!! 2 years ago

Lauren and Aaron Singer

Lauren and Aaron Singer

Go Katie! What a great cause 2 years ago

The Bagley Family

The Bagley Family

DONATION: $100

In memory of Mary Lacy 2 years ago

The Dailey Method Northbrook

The Dailey Method Northbrook

DONATION: $535

2 years ago

Browe family

Browe family

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Mom and Dad

Mom and Dad

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Jacki & Steve Ruh

Jacki & Steve Ruh

Such a great cause to help raise awareness Katie!! 2 years ago