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CHIditarod is Chicago's 100% volunteer-driven Epic Urban shopping cart race, charity food drive, costumed beauty pageant, talent show, fundraiser and chaos generator all in one. It's probably the world's largest mobile food drive, benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository and the CHIditarod Foundation.
- 13,044 Meals for the Hungry
- 15,625 Pounds of Food Collected
- $32,798 Raised to Fight Hunger in Chicago
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CHIditarod X March 7, 2015 22,759 Meals for the Hungry 27,311 Pounds of Food Collected $38,732 Raised to Fight Hunger in Chicago Eleven hundred women, men, heroes, philanthropists, rockstars, elephants, volunteers, and enthusiastic mushers gathered on a warm 40 degree morning to create the annual spectacular costumed charity shopping cart race epic mobile food drive…
At Saturday’s race, a team with members in blackface was allowed to participate despite their refusal to comply with requests by board members and organizers that they remove the make-up. We deeply regret that our inability to respond quickly to this unexpected behavior and come to a consensus about handling this team’s refusal to accommodate…
Check out this interview with our very own Devin Breen discussing his experience founding CHIditarod. Spoiler alert: he totally hams it up.
Drum roll, please… And the t-shirt design winner is…Ryan Sneddon! And the t-shirt design runner-up is… Corey Kraus! And the patch design winner is… Yeah right, like we’d tell you before race day. HA! A huge ‘rod of applause for our epic designers!! Which means… pre-sales for shirts, totes, and YEAR X PATCHES…