Tag: fundraising

Team Resilience – Runner, Volunteer and Young Adult Board Member

Team Resilience is comprised of all of the amazing athletes that have come together to support Erika’s Lighthouse in the mission to Get Depression Out of the Dark. Our team ranges from twenty to seventy-year-olds, first-time runners, to marathon experts. What do they all have in common? The desire to make a difference. We are […]

Erika’s Lighthouse urges teens to take Positivity Pledge

 WINNETKA, Ill. (WLS) — Erika’s Lighthouse is asking teens to take the Positivity Pledge in honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month. The Positivity Pledge Calendar includes themed weeks and daily challenges. The Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois are bringing the pledge to all members. Scouts are even earning a special patch for doing activities during the month. Erika’s Lighthouse […]

Shine A Light On Mental Health

You have the power to help address the serious and increasing mental health challenges affecting teens today.  Shine a Light is your opportunity to help get depression out of the dark and to recognize, honor, and celebrate the people and events that are important to you. Through the Shine A Light campaign, you can create […]

Join Us in Taking The Positivity Pledge

May is Mental Health Awareness month. It is a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma so many experience. The staff at Erika’s Lighthouse is encouraging everyone to take the Positivity Pledge. The Positivity Pledge includes themed weeks focused on nutrition and mindfulness […]

Get Involved: Join Our Young Adult Board

The Erika’s Lighthouse Young Adult Board (YAB)  is composed of post-college members who host activities to raise funds and awareness about teen depression and mental health among their peers.  While Erika’s Lighthouse is based out of Chicago, we invite members from across the country to participate. Our Young Adult Board provides a way to reach […]