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Chicago Lights is one of the five local organizations that received a grant from the CHIditarod Foundation in our 2015 grant cycle. Chicago Lights offers a variety of programs throughout the year from…Read more

NeighborSpace 2015: Grant Report

The CHIditarod grant of $5,000 has supported the following improvements at the Hermitage Street Community Garden, Englewood, in partnership with NeighborSpace.
• We were able to construct 11 addition…Read more

GARDENEERS 2015: Grant Report

Planting season is now in full swing in the Chicago area, but CHIditarod Grant Awardees have been hard at work all year long, bringing children outdoors and helping them learn about nature, planting …Read more

Purple Asparagus 2015 : Grant Report

The CHIditarod XI race brought in $32,798 which will help further the grant program that goes to community projects throughout Chicago. The grants help many different programs that benefit youth and a…Read more

2016 Results

CHIditarod XI
March 5, 2016

13,044 Meals for the Hungry
15,625 Pounds of Food Collected
$32,798 Raised to Fight Hunger in Chicago
Eight hundred women, men, grandmas, lunch ladies, go-go d…Read more