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The Return of Eriedescence

The Return of Eriedescence

After two years of virtual gatherings, Erie Family Health Foundation is thrilled to announce the return of Eriedescence on June 1, 2022, at Artifact Events. The 12th annual event will be a celebration of a return to in-person events and summertime fun featuring food stations, drinks, a silent auction, game booths, dancing, music, and more.

All proceeds benefit Erie Family Health Centers’ diverse health and wellness programs that go beyond traditional medicine to help over 88,000 patients take control of their own health, manage chronic diseases, and develop healthier lifestyles. Erie services are provided to patients regardless of insurance status, immigration status, or ability to pay.

Eriedescence will be hosted at Artifact Events in Chicago’s Ravenswood neighborhood at 4325 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, IL 60613 on June 1st, 2022, from 6pm to 10pm. Tickets are $125 and can be purchased erie.health/ed22. Free parking is available, and the Montrose Brown Line is only a 3-minute walk to the venue.


We hope to see you there!

There is a race for every age and fitness level, as well as opportunities to volunteer. it’s a family-friendly evening to celebrate the life-changing work for Strides for Peace’s nonprofit partners and provide a platform for people who care about ending gun violence in Chicago to connect and get involved. Strides for Peace has nine Community Partners and 49 Affiliates who are the beneficiaries of the event.

We believe all of Chicagoland has a stake in ending gun violence and that by working together, we change more than the narrative of our city – we save lives. By focusing on what we share in common, we can find new ways to support the work on the ground and bring out the best in our city.

The 8K and 5K runs are USATF-certified, with a beautiful, lakefront course. There is also a 2- mile walk and a Tots for Peace sprint for children 2-10 years old. Opportunities to participate as a volunteer or virtual runner are also available.

– 2019 Fast Facts

1862 registered runners and walkers – a 20% increase from 2018!

  • 39% of runners from Chicagolands wealthiest zip codes.
  • 47% of runners from Chicagolands the poorest zip codes.
  • 215 different zip codes and 18 states represented overall
  • 18% youth participation (21 and under)

register here for only $35 until April 1st

Come see what La Casa Norte is up to in Humboldt Park! Meet our staff and ask about our new construction project- The Pierce House and Community Center. Enjoy the all the giveaways, free food, bounce house, performances and much more!