Helping America's Most Vulnerable

Hope Walk

Raising awareness and funds for the Veterans we serve

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Save the date: May 20th, 2017

4th Annual Hope Walk

Building New Futures for Veterans, One Step at a Time

A solidarity walk to raise awareness and funds for the Veterans we serve. Volunteers of America of Illinois currently serves over 600 Veterans and Veteran families who are at risk of homelessness or in serious risk of instability.


Hope Walk begins promptly at 10:30 a.m. at Hope Manor I, 3053 W. Franklin Blvd., Chicago

We will have an opening ceremony, food, music and a friendly Veteran vs. Civilian game.

We hope to see you there!

Event Schedule

  • 9:45 a.m.-10:15 a.m.- check-in
  • 10:15 a.m.-10:30 a.m.- continental breakfast available
  • 10:30 a.m.- opening ceremony followed by Hope Walk
  • 11:30 a.m.- Veteran vs. Civilian basketball game
  • 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.- Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m.- end of event

Hope Walk is stroller and leashed-dog friendly! Your registration fee includes: food, Hope Walk t-shirt and a donation to support Volunteers of America of Illinois' Veterans programs.


Volunteers of America of Illinois has responded to the needs of our nation's heroes by helping Veterans discover their full potential. Volunteers of America of Illinois offers comprehensive programs for Veterans who are struggling, in crisis or at risk of serious instability in their lives.

By registering for Hope Walk, you help support our Veterans services programs that provide:

  • Stable housing
  • Stable Income
  • Life Skills
  • Improved Health and Wellness
  • Improved Social Networks

Learn more about our Veterans services here.


For event and volunteer information, please contact Bridget Hickey, External Relations and Resource Development Coordinator
Phone: 312-564-2434
Fax: 312-564-2301
bhickey@voail.org
For sponsorship and donation inquiries, please contact Liliana Scales, Director of External Relations and Resource Development
Phone: 312-564-2332
Fax: 312-564-2301
lscales@voail.org