Moving Day® Chicago
Moving Day® is the National Parkinson Foundation’s annual fundraising walk event. It is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities both large and small in the fight against Parkinson’s disease. This celebration of movement will feature a family friendly walk course, a kids area, a caregivers relaxation tent and a special Movement Pavilion featuring yoga, dance, Tai Chi, Pilates, etc. all proven to help manage the symptoms of PD.
Moving Day Chicago 2013 raised over $370,000 - well exceeding its original $250,000 goal! Proceeds raised from the campaign help to improve the quality of care for people with Parkinson’s disease through research, education and outreach.
Moving Day raises awareness of Parkinson’s both nationally and in the Chicago community. It is 'A day to move, a day to move others, a day that moves YOU!'
Moving Day Chicago will take place in Chicago’s beautiful Lincoln Park at Grove 2, just south of the Lincoln Park Zoo’s South Pond. Grove 2 is located just east of 1730 N. Stockton Drive, Chicago, IL. 60614 which is north of LaSalle Street.
To determine the best route to travel via public transportation, please visit the CTA's trip planner. We will be near the Clark St/LaSalle stop on several buses.
Visiting from Out of Town? There are plenty of fabulous Chicago hotels around the area. For a complete list click here.
The Moving Day Event will take place rain or shine. If cancellation of the event is warranted due to dangerous weather conditions, announcements will be made on the event day at the event site. The event will not be canceled in advance. All decisions regarding cancellation will be made on site.
Support a friend or family member and help them reach their Moving Day fundraising goal. You can join their team or make a donation. More