Always in Our Hearts
Hello everyone, it's the team captain Jess! First of all, thank you for visiting the 'Always in Our Hearts" fundraising page and any donation is very appreciated. This will be my 6th Running for Hope 5K Run/Walk and I cannot express how much I enjoy being a part of such a great event. I started out doing this in honor of my brothers, Timmy and Patrick, with my Aunt Marcy at the 5th annual 5K! Then year after year, our group kept on growing and last year we had over 35 people between family and friends! We all run or walk with t-shirts honoring my brothers to keep their memory and love alive forever.
Supporters like you are the heart and soul and true success of this great event. Running for Hope is all about bringing families and friends together to help raise money to benefit two great causes. 100% of the proceeds from this run goes directly back to the Ronald McDonald House® near Advocate Children’s Hospital and Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn.
These two beneficiaries impact the community in a positive way day in and day out. Advocate Children’s Hospital (ACH) is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists who offer a wide range of specialized services for children. This year specifically, our funding will go to help benefit the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Division. Many families are affected by cancer every day, and unfortunately, some of those fighting the true fight are kids themselves. In honor of all those who have fought cancer, we will recognize National Cancer Survivors Day at our event.