The 15th Annual Chicago Disability Pride Parade
Disability Equality -- Long Overdue!
Date: July 21, 2018
PLEASE READ OUR MISSION STATEMENT
Help Plan the 2018 Parade!
REGISTRATION will be OPEN from. January 2 UNTIL JULY 6. Register NOW to avoid the crunch and to ensure your group has a position in the parade.
Our annual OPEN MIC EVENT will happen on July 20, from 6:00 PM to 9:00PM. Details will appear on this page sometime in May, 2018
Support the Parade as an Individual
Simply click on DONATE/SPONSOR/REGISTER and choose Donate to the parade! It's fast and easy. $1, $2, $5, $10, it all adds up. The money will go toward planning next year's parade (2018). Use your credit card or send us a check.
Join us at the next planning committee meeting for 2018 on January 9, 2018, at Access Living, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM. Become a part of the many activities that ensure a smooth parade and learn what goes in to planning a big parade.
Here’s an idea: Donate to the Parade effortlessly, and often—for free! If you want first dibs on deals like exclusive Joann coupons, or love saving cash at stores like Lowe's (4%) and Aliexpress (6%), use Giving Assistant. As much as 30% of your purchase price at 2,500+ popular retailers are turned into valuable donations for the Disability Pride Parade.
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All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.
THE NEXT PLANNING MEETING
Planning for the 2018 parade has begun. Our next planning meeting will happen on April 3 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at Access Living (115 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago).
THE 2017 DISABILITY PRIDE PARADE IS HONORED TO ANNOUNCE OUR GRAND MARSHALS FOR 2017!
You know them if you've been to the parade. Karen Tamley, Kevin Irvine, and their daughter Dominika have been with the parade since it began in 2004. To learn about their many accomplishments for the disabled community click on their photo.
Sponsor the Parade
Yes! You can sponsor the parade now. Why wait? It's easy, just click SPONSOR here or on the menu and follow the instructions.
Support while you shop! Join Giving Assistant to start donating 3-30% of online purchases from stores like JC Penney (3%), Bed Bath & Beyond (10%), and Kmart (6%).
Our Generous and Loyal Sponsors:
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