Charity of the Month

Charity of the Month: Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

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This month we are @fleetfeetchgo's charity of the month! Stop by your local Fleet Feet store to learn about our #MercyHomeHeroes program and drop your business card at checkout for the chance to win a $150 Fleet Feet gift card. Secure your entry for the @chimarathon today and get $5 off your Heroes registration with code: FLEET

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Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is the Fleet Feet Sports Chicago Charity of the Month in January.

You can be a Hero to children in need by running for Mercy Home for Boys and Girls. With every step you take, you’ll help give abused, neglected, and abandoned children a safe, loving home. Stop by one of our seven Fleet Feet Sports Chicagoland locations to learn more about the Mercy Home Heroes program and drop your business card at the checkout for a chance to win a $150 Fleet Feet Sports Chicago gift card. Secure your entry into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon and get $5 off your Mercy Home Heroes registration with code: FLEET

As a member of our Mercy Home Heroes team, you’ll have everything you need to reach the finish line.

Guaranteed Race Entry

Didn't get accepted into the Bank of America Chicago Marathon? When you run with the Mercy Home Heroes team, your sport into the race is secured, even if your entry previously was denied.

Training

Whether it’s your first marathon or you are a seasoned veteran, Mercy Home Heroes will pay for your training through Chicago Endurance Sports to make sure you reach the finish line. 

Events

Enjoy a pre-race pasta dinner, a post-race victory party, and team get-togethers throughout the year.

Gear

Show everyone that you’re making a difference for kids with your free training shirt and race-day singlet.

Fundraising Support 

You’ll receive everything you need, including your own web page. Among the many great incentives: Hit your goal, and we’ll refund your registration fee.

Cheer

Receive a Hero’s welcome from staff, kids, friends and family as you pass Mile 16 and our Rockin’ Race Day party at Mercy Home.

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About Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls is a Catholic organization answering the Gospel call to minister to children and families in need and has broken the cycle of neglect and abuse for over 30,000 kids since 1887. Help pave the way to a brighter future for troubled children and teens in Chicago.

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls saves young lives by providing:

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls offers kids a real home. A place where they can grow into successful men and women who will one day create loving homes for their own families. Mercy Home also assists hundreds more by connecting them to a vast network of accredited professional service-agencies throughout metropolitan Chicago. 

In short, Mercy Home for Boys & Girls saves children’s lives.

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