CHIditarod X is March 7!!

Registration to race and volunteer is now closed. We’d still love you to come out and watch the race!

If you’re racing, make sure you’ve set up your team on our fundraising platform, Razoo. Contact fundraising@chiditarod.org for more information on matching grants!

Merch pre-orders are now closed, but don’t fret there will be plenty of opportunities to score Chidita-Swag on Race Day.

Thanks to the fundraising efforts of all you righteous ‘Rodders, The CHIditarod Foundation 501(c)(3) provided $25,000 in 2014 in micro-grants to 7 organizations fighting hunger in Chicago in innovative ways. Check out this blog post to learn more about the awesome work these organizations are doing in Chicago.

Please help us fight food insecurity in Chicago by making a donation to the CHIditarod Foundation.

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Grant Report:: Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance

  The Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (GPCA), graciously thanked the CHIditarod Foundation for its support of their efforts to address the need for fresh produce in our local neighborhoods of East and West Garfield Park, which are known food deserts within the City of Chicago. The $2,500 grant awarded to GPCA by the CHIditarod Foundation was instrumental to their…

Grant Report:: Experimental Station

  Experimental Station is grateful to CHIditarod Foundation for the opportunity to carry out our Crockpot Project. All who participated deemed it a lot of fun and a great success! The project goal was to provide a series of three crockpot cooking lessons to residents of the low-income Jackson Park Terrace (JPT) apartment complex. The…

Grant Reports: NeighborSpace Hermitage Street Community Garden

Hermitage Street Community Garden, Englewood, is one of the many places NeighborSpace has helped to create to encourage healthy eating and relieving food scarcity in Chicago. The CHIditarod grant of $5,000 has supported improvements at Hermitage Street Community Garden and increased in turn the food donations made available to families in the Englewood community. Most of these donations…

Photo by Bartek Karas

2017 Results

CHIditarod XII March 4, 2017 18,404 Meals for the Hungry  22,085 Pounds of Food Collected $45,000 Raised to Fight Hunger in Chicago Eight hundred women, men, astronauts, “school kids”, Vegas show girls, wizards, medicine men, tin men, circus entertainers, volunteers, bananas, philanthropists, leisure enthusiasts and enthusiastic mushers gathered on a balmy 42 degree morning to create…

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