Thank You to everyone who participated in our
Inaugural Edge Walk to End Hunger

Saturday, Sep. 28 was a beautiful fall day for our first Care for Real Edge Walk. The Rickover Naval Academy Marching Band led walkers past businesses and homes in our neighborhood. In addition to raising awareness, we raised funds for for the food pantry. Thank you to all the walkers, donors and volunteers who made this event a reality. And let's not forget all the volunteers who worked inside the pantry on a normal food and clothing distribution day.

You can still donate to the walk through PayPal by clicking on the donate button below.

Join us for Care for Real’s
Inaugural Edge Walk to End Hunger

September is Hunger Action Month, when a nationwide network of food banks unite to urge individuals to take action in their communities. It is our opportunity to create a movement that has a real and lasting impact on our mission to help end hunger in the Greater Edgewater community.

We hope you will join us on Saturday, September 28 as we walk to end hunger. As individuals, charities, businesses and government, we all have a role to play in getting food to those in need.

Registration forms Registration fees

There are several ways you can help.

Become a sponsor by making a donation of $500 or more, $250 or $100. Sponsors who meet the minimum at each sponsorship level will receive gifts and recognition of their support.

You can register to walk online today or in-person on the day of the walk. The registration fees are as follows:

  • $25 - for a household (including adults, children and pets)
  • $50 - for a business/church/group
  • $1 - for a Student K-12 (student registration will only be available on the day of the Walk)
  • Obtain pledges by asking other individuals or businesses to support you in your walk by downloading the pledge form and printing it out to keep track of your pledges. You can also download the registration form and fill it out before coming to the walk. If you raise $50 or more you will earn a free t-shirt – pick up on the day of the Walk at registration. T-Shirts are limited to one per person and available on a first come first serve basis. Pledge forms and registration forms are also available at the Care for Real office. The following items will be available on the day of the walk:

  • $15 - Commemorative T-Shirts
  • $10 - I Care for Real Bandanas (great for people and dogs)
  • $10 - This House Cares for Real yard sign
  • $5 - Commemorative Buttons
  • Thanks to all for your support of Care for Real! Proceeds from the walk help CfR continue to provide free programs and services to the thousands turning to us in a time of need.

    Care for Real   5339 N. Sheridan Rd.  Chicago, IL  60640  (773) 769-6182