Tag: fundraising

We Are Watching YOU

The series You is the current Netflix sensation. The premise of this series is about a dangerously charming, intensely obsessive young man goes to extreme measures to insert himself into the lives of those he is transfixed by. He studies their behaviors, watches them, gets to know them and then becomes an integral part of […]

Engaging Volunteers: Empowering Communities

Erika’s Lighthouse was founded over 15 years ago on the passion and hard work of families, friends and a local community coming together to turn loss into action. Those passionate volunteers, many who are still with us today, drove the organization forward and created the modern Erika’s Lighthouse. It is with that passion, energy and […]

Running For A Reason

The New Year and resolutions go together. Most people want to be better versions of themselves–eat better, exercise more, volunteer more… . If running or fitness is on your list, we have great news for you! When you join Team Resilience, Erika’s Lighthouse will help you train to run in the 2020 Bank of America […]

Race for Depression Awareness

For some people, running comes easily. They get that runner’s high, something, that for the life of me, I just never will understand. For me, it’s not that easy. Pretty much the only running I do is errands and out of patience. I have total respect for the commitment and dedication of runners. What I […]

Running for a cause: Team Erika’s Lighthouse

15 years ago, my family lost a close friend. Erika Neuckranz lost her life to adolescent depression at just 14 years old. Erika was like a 3rd sister to me, similar in age to my two older sisters. She was our next door neighbor in Chicago, and one of the brightest spirits I can remember.  […]