Get Involved

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

Run Your Race

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

Join Team Resilience


Book Signing & Shopping Party

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 | 5:30 – 7:00 PM | Jill Alberts Jewelry, Glencoe, IL

Get ready for the 2020 Spring Gala by purchasing your jewelry while supporting Erika’s Lighthouse. You can also pick up your autographed copy of Sally Lou Loveman’s new book, “Speak: Love Your Story, Your Audience is Waiting.”  Learn more >

Young Adult Board New Member Brunch

Saturday, February 29, 2020 | 11am-3pm | Clutch Bar, 316 W. Erie St., Chicago, IL

Join the Young Adult Board on Saturday, February 29 to learn about how young professionals are helping to support the Erika’s Lighthouse mission! 

Erika’s Lighthouse Day w/ the Wolves

Sunday, March 8, 2020 | 3:00 PM | Allstate Arena, Rosemont, IL

Join Erika’s Lighthouse for a day with the Chicago Wolves As they take on the Rockford IceHogs! A portion of your ticket purchase will support our mission while you network with staff, volunteers, teens and more. Purchase your tickets today >

2020 Spring Gala: Old Hollywood

Saturday June 6, 2020 | Michigan Shores Club, Wilmette, IL

Join Erika’s Lighthouse for our 2020 Spring Gala: Old Hollywood. Dress as your favorite classic celebrity couple for a bit more fun!

More information soon.

Come See Us At Conferences!

CAHPERD State Conference, February 20-22 in Garden Grove, CA Learn More

National School Social Work Conference (SSWAA), March 18-20, Baltimore, MD Learn More

Illinois School Counselor Association Annual Conference, April 16-17, Tinley Park, IL 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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