2019/02/02 09:00:00

Saturday, February 2 2019

“Havana Nights”
Marriott Magnificent Mile

Contact Jeannine Zupo

jzupo@marklund.org or call (630) 593-5445.



Sunday, April 28 2019

2019/04/28 08:30:00

Contact Natalie Sarby

Nsarby@marklund.org or call (630) 593-5461.


Presented by Porter

12294 Archer Avenue • Lemont, IL 60439
9 a.m. Registration, Brunch Buffet & Auction
11 a.m. Shot-Gun Start
4 p.m. Dinner, Auction & Awards under the Big Tent
2018/06/06 09:00:00
We are smiling thanks to you!
Thank you to all of our friends and family for making our Brighter Smiles Summer Campaign a success! As we announced this past Saturday at Summer Games, we not only achieved, but exceeded our $50,000 goal to renovate the Marklund Wasmond Center Dental Office. As of today you helped us to raise $58,000 to complete this project! Thank you so much from all our 57 residents in Elgin!
Congrats & many thanks to the top 3 Fundraisers:
1. Aileen Plys
2. Corey Miller
3. Perry Ozols
We’ve grown, and so have our needs.
Please make a gift by June 30, 2018
2018/06/30 09:00:00
To ensure that Marklund can provide high quality therapy equipment for those who need it most.
Sometimes we take for granted the essentials we have in our lives, such as the ability to speak our minds, a vehicle to get around, or a comfortable chair in the living room. Our clients’ daily life experiences count on the essentials of therapy equipment to meet their needs, such as:
  • A foam wedge to relieve pressure and help build upper body strength and head control
  • A gait trainer for comfortable alignment while walking
  • A touch-activated switch to turn on an electronic device
This highly specialized equipment requires frequent replacement and, as you would imagine, is very expensive – it will cost Marklund close to $32,000 in 2018.
Marklund annually provides services to nearly 300 individuals through residential, educational, and vocational programs. These children and adults are medically fragile and require assistance with all activities of daily living.
Our fiscal year-end is quickly approaching and we need your help.
Your generous support will ensure that Marklund can provide high quality therapy equipment for those who need it most.
From all of us at Marklund, thank you!

Updates on Past Events

Thanks to those who attended Marklund’s 22nd Annual Top Hat Ball, held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018,
we raised a record-breaking $667,000 for the care and support of clients!
Nearly 600 guests attended this event, which was among the first at one of Chicago’s newest venues–
The Marriott Marquis at McCormick Square, just south of the loop at 2121 S. Prairie Ave., in Chicago.

Please send any feedback to Jeannine Zupo

jzupo@marklund.org or call (630) 593-5445.

Special thanks to this year’s Presenting Sponsor
of the Run, Walk & Roll-Geneva: 

Run, Walk & Roll-Geneva
Sunday, October 21, 2018

Look what we accomplished together

Presented by AMITA Health,

Thank you to all of our generous sponsors, participants, neighbors, donors, and volunteers
for helping to make our

Inaugural Run, Walk & Roll – Bloomingdale a first year success!

We are proud to report that with your generous support and participation,
we were able to raise over $37,500
(crushing our goal!)
to continue to 
make everyday life possible for individuals with profound disabilities.

As we wrap-up the first year, I welcome any and all comments, questions and suggestions you have to make 2019 better!

Please send any feedback to Stephanie Heinz (Race Director) 

sheinz@marklund.org or call me anytime (630) 593-5473.

Run, Walk & Roll History

Marklund’s Run, Walk & Roll was established in 2013 as a fun and community friendly way to raise awareness and support for Marklund’s programs and services.  From the initial Run, Walk & Roll logo designed by Geneva High School students, to the enormous support from our local businesses, neighbors and friends, this event continues to surpass all expectations.