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At Erika’s Lighthouse, we are always busy building a community and planning our next opportunity to reach more people and promote good mental health. Be a part of the movement and join us at our next event!

Create Your Own Journey

Support Your Way

Create a fundraising page for a memorial or tribute, celebration, or an event you host.

Shine A Light Today

Support Our Runners

Support the 2019 Team Erika's Lighthouse today. Donate to a runner or the cause.

Support a Runner

Run Your Race

Join us for the 2020 Bank of America Chicago Marathon or choose your own race.

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Join Us at an Upcoming Event

Kyle Anderson’s Celebrate Life Day

August 9-10 | 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Hudson Park, North Bergen, NJ

Join Kyle Anderson of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzles as he remembers his friend Paul Kim and raises funds for Erika’s Lighthouse.

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7th Annual “Bump Out Depression” Beach Volleyball Tournament

Sunday, August 25 | 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | North Avenue Beach, Chicago

The 7th annual “Bump Out Depression” Beach Volleyball Tournament is the Young Adult Board’s annual beach volleyball tournament benefiting Erika’s Lighthouse and its programs. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, August 25th at North Avenue Beach in Chicago. Eight to twelve teams of 8-10 people play in a double elimination beach volleyball tournament with fun prizes awarded to the first and second place teams. During the tournament, participants can enjoy food and refreshments. The tournament is a fun and active opportunity for friends to spend time outside while supporting a great cause!

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Sunday, October 13, 2019

2019 marks the 6th year that Erika’s Lighthouse has an official charity team for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Learn more about our team and how you can support us on Sunday, October 13.

Come See Us At Conferences!

ASHA National School Health Conference, October 2-4 in Cincinnati, OH Learn More

IASSW Annual Conference, October 24-25 in Springfield, IL Learn More

Indiana SHAPE Conference, November 3-5 in Westfield, IN Learn More

National Center for School Mental Health Conference, November 7-9 in Austin, TX Learn More

More Ways to Get Involved


Fundraisers not only contribute enormously, but they spread awareness, hope, and joy. They build a community.

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 We always need smiling, eager, wonderful people to step up, and help us organize events, distribute materials, and raise funds.

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Use your voice. Help us make adolescent depression an issue no one can ignore and work to break the stigma.

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