Race HostsThe Rise to Shine Run & Walk benefits The Chicago Lighthouse and Chicago Central Lions Club, who are working together to support healthy, active and inclusive communities.
The Chicago Lighthouse
The Chicago Lighthouse is a world-renowned social service organization serving the blind, visually impaired, disabled and Veteran communities. Recognized as a pioneer in innovation since 1906, The Chicago Lighthouse provides vision rehabilitation services, education, employment opportunities and assistive technology for people of all ages. Through an integrative approach to care, The Chicago Lighthouse provides customized support that improves the quality of life for patients, clients, and their families. The Chicago Lighthouse is a supportive community where patients and clients can learn, grow and build relationships that last a lifetime.
Chicago Central Lions Club
Chicago Central Lions Club is a member of Lions Clubs International which has member clubs around the world. Central Lions Club was established in 1917, and as the very first Lions Club, is known as the "Mother Club of Lionism. "Mission is to improve the the lives of people who are blind and visually imparied."