February Fundraising Party: SuperRodders vs. CHIditaVillains!

Dust off those tights, capes (no seriously, there’s a cape-off) and get ready for a TWO-FACED February Fundraising party! It’ll be THE THING. Buy tickets here.

February Fundraising Festivities: SuperRodders vs CHIditaVillains
Friday, February 6th
Emporium - Logan Square
Open bar: 7:30pm - 10:30pm
Party goes all night

If superheroes, villains, and arcade games aren’t enough to make you twelve again… We’ll be hosting games and competitions that’ll get you there in a FLASH.

CAPE-OFF

You, a red carpet, 30 seconds. Let’s see you strut your super stuff (or villainous vivaciousness, we ain’t hatin’). Just don’t forget to show us your superpower!

Award Categories
-Best costume
-Best superpower
-Best strut
-If you aren’t America’s Next Top SuperVillian, don’t feel BATMAN. There’s an award for best fail too!

HAMMER TOSS

-Don’t be a bore, be THOR and throw things at LOKI’s face. It’ll be a HULK SMASHING good time.

CAPTION CONTEST

-Think you could write comics better than the pros? If you’re a real DAREDEVIL, step right up and give it a try. There’s glory and prizes if you do!

X-RAY VISION

CYCLOPS doesn’t have to be the only one with x-ray vision. Come get your COPYCAT on and do crazy things with your eyeballs. For prizes!

 

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2014 CHIditarod Foundation Grant Recipients Announced

2014 CHIditarod Grant Winners Announced! On October 1, 2014, the CHIditarod Foundation delivered some incredible news to seven Chicago-area 501(c)3 organizations that are directly working to fight hunger, impact local food sustainability, and empower individuals and communities through food education. After reviewing applications from nearly 30 wonderful organizations via our 2014 Grant Program, the following…

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Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Grant Program

Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Grant Program! We are thrilled to announce the 2014 Chiditarod Grant program! We have allocated up to $25,000 (in $5,000 increments) to be awarded to Chicago-area 501(c)3 organizations that are directly fighting hunger, making an impact on local food sustainability, and/or empowering individuals and communities through food education. The…

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2014 Results

CHIditarod IX 29,007 Meals for the Hungry 21,788 Pounds of Food Collected $40,255 Raised to Fight Hunger in Chicago On March 1, 2014, twelve hundred women, men, gladiators, spies, flight attendants, greasers, highlanders, bananas, knights, and enthusiastic mushers gathered on a brisk 17 degree morning to create the annual spectacular costumed charity shopping cart race…

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Press Release: Record Breaking 2014 year for CHIditarod!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Chicago, March 3, 2014)­­ — More than 1,100 dedicated souls braved the freezing winds and blustery snowfall this Saturday in Chicago’s West Town, Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods to run the 9th annual CHIditarod. The CHIditarod gleefully describes itself as “probably the world’s largest mobile food drive” and consists of elaborately decorated…

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