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Come Run, Walk & Hops for the Homeless

Join Franciscan Outreach on Sunday, March 22, 2020 as we raise awareness and support for our Chicago neighbors in need. We’re looking for participants who will to help us reach our $10,000 goal, while having a great time doing it.

Bring friends and family out to Run, Walk & Hops for the Homeless! It’s a fun-filled day of events! The more people who join in the fun, the more money we can raise to provide healthy meals, safe shelter and critical support to the hundreds of men and women Franciscan Outreach serves each day who are experiencing homelessness.

Here’s How You Can Help

1. Register to Run/Walk the Shamrock Shuffle

The first event of the day is the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle at Grant Park. You can participate by joining Team Franciscan Outreach in the 8K Run (4.97 miles) or the 2 mile Walk.

Team Franciscan Outreach has special group registration so you can sign up to run or walk with our team. As part of our team, you’ll receive special communications on pre- and event-day activities. We’ll share fun ways on how you can encourage others to join in the day of events. Our team participants will receive special benefits - but you’ll also enjoy all of what the Shamrock Shuffle has to offer too!

Run/Walk Highlights

  • Special Event Communications to Share
  • A Team Franciscan Outreach T-Shirt
  • A Shamrock Shuffle T-Shirt
  • Happy Hour Party
  • Event Bib and Timing Device
  • Official Finisher’s Medal
  • Hops for the Homeless Event Discount Tickets

Group Registration

Once you sign up for the Shamrock Shuffle 8K Run or the 2 Mile Walk through group registration, you will be part of Team Franciscan Outreach.

2. Come to Hops for the Homeless at Revolution Brewing

After the Shamrock Shuffle in the morning, join us in the afternoon for Hops for the Homeless at Revolution Brewing. This annual fundraising event is hosted by Franciscan Outreach’s Ambassador Board. If you participate in the Shamrock Shuffle, it’ll be a great way to celebrate your achievements.

Get Discounted Event Tickets

Participants of the Shamrock Shuffle get discounted event tickets to Hops for the Homeless! After you register for the Shamrock Shuffle, look out for special communications. You will receive an email with a Discount Code. You can use this code to purchase tickets to Hops for the Homeless at a discounted rate. Get tickets for friends and family to Hops for the Homeless. It’s a fun event and a great way to help raise much needed support for the critical programs and service Franciscan Outreach provides to men and women experiencing homelessness.


3. Help Us Reach our Goal of $10,000

This day of events has a goal of raising $10,000 to benefit our Chicago neighbors in need. You can help us to achieve this goal. The more people you can encourage to Run, Walk & Hops for the Homeless, the more money we can raise to help our city’s most vulnerable residents. If people are unable to join us for the day of events, they can donate on your behalf.


If you have any questions about the Run, Walk & Hops day of events, contact Laura Reilly at Franciscan Outreach at