Tears Foundation

Illinois Rock & Walk

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REGISTER: Early-bird registration is only $5 for those who register before April 27, 2015. After this time registration will be $10. Children 12 & under receive free admittance. T-Shirt order deadline is May 4, 2015 and ordered shirts will be available for pick up at the walk. A limited supply of Non-personalized shirts will be available for purchase at the event, while supplies last. If you would like additional personalized shirts please submit a t-shirt registration for each shirt needed. For a printable registration brochure, click here.

FORM A TEAM: Gather your family members, friends, and co-workers to walk in memory of a child you wish to honor or walk in support of families in our community. Purchase Rock & Walk t-shirts for your team or make your own shirts to wear in honor of a child.

FUNDRAISE: Each dollar raised goes to help bereaved families in your community after the loss of a child. Funeral assistance, emotional support, and other programs are offered because of your fundraising efforts.This year if you raise $350 or more by May 4, 2015 please contact the TEARS office (admin@thetearsfoundation.org) to order your complimentary TEARS hoodie. 

Thank you for helping us support bereaved families in Illinois.

Date: June 7, 2015
Time: Noon - 3pm
Directions to St James Forest Preserve 

 I-88 to Winfield Rd. exit. go North. Turn Right (East) onto Butterfield Rd. Turn Left (North) onto Madison St. Turn Left (West) onto Hoy Ave. Follow Hoy Ave into the preserve.


God bless The TEARS Foundation! They were there for my daughter through all her pain, grief, agony, and financial strain. They helped her in her saddest moment in life.

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Please support these sponsors who give back to The TEARS Foundation!
For information on sponsoring this event, click here for the Sponsorship Opportunity Brochure.

If you would like more information on having your business sponsor this event, contact our Illinois Chapter Leader, Raquel Gorman (708) 639-4077 or Dianna Umphress (815) 546-4133,IllinoisWalk@thetearsfoundation.org or the National office at (253) 200-0944, admin@thetearsfoundation.orgPresenting Sponsor

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Levinson and Stefani, Law Firm

Gold Sponsors
Dottie's Art Studio


SoPrime Entertainment DJ & MC

Baby Robert's Grandparents

Silver Sponsors
Thrivent Financial - West Will

Heartland Bank & Trust

Midwest Allergy Inc

TeaPot Vinyl Creations by T. Lesniewicz

Simian Brothers Creative

Great Clips Plainfield Commons

Bronze Sponsors
Drop Zone Portable Service, Inc.
Walnut Community Club