Climbing for those Lurie kids!

Larry DeMar's fundraising page for Lurie Children's Hospital.

Last year, through the nearly unbounded generosity of many friends and family members, our team, Team "Stairing Contest" for Kids raised a jaw-dropping $25,000 to support the cutting edge work and programs at Lurie Children's Hospital.  We are expanding our team with a hope to do even more for this important and amazing institution.  We are counting on your generosity again to smash that team record.

With only a handful of days remaining in this drive, our impressive total of $14,500 from last year is in sight! I am blown away by the generosity of my friends and family to reach this lofty territory. Heartfelt thanks to all that have "stepped up".   Wow!!!

If you haven't pledged your support, I hope that you will consider a tax-deductible contribution to help support the many life-changing programs at Lurie Children's Hospital.

Make a difference in the lives of nearly 200,000 patients treated at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago each year.

Help me raise funds in support of the 21st annual Aon Step Up for Kids! All proceeds benefit the Family Services Department of Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago to ensure all patients have access to the highest-quality care. Remember, every dollar raised means a brighter and healthier future for our kids.

Here are just a few ways your donations could help:

$35 can purchase a Beads of Courage starter kit for a child with cancer.

$60 can purchase an adaptive toy for children with special needs and disabilities to use during play and therapy sessions.

$120 can help pay for one day of Skylight TV programming, the hospital's own interactive television station that broadcasts special shows such as "Story Time with Dot" and "Body Parts Bingo" directly to patient rooms.

$240 can help purchase two days of Rainbow Dog pet therapy for patients.

$500 can purchase crayons, markers, paper, paint and other arts and crafts supplies for patients to use throughout the hospital.

All donations are tax-deductible and will be acknowledged by Lurie Children’s Foundation.

On behalf of the patients and families of Lurie Children’s, thank you for your support!


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