News & Events

Upcoming Events

November 27, 2022

The Return of the CFD Stache Bash

The Stache Bash is Back! Join us at the Old Crow Smokehouse for this exciting event. All proceeds to benefit Ignite the Spirit.

Ticket Info Flyer

December 1 -13, 2022

Ignite the Spirit Toy Drive

Ignite the Spirit's Toy Drive helps bring holiday cheer to local families! We have partnered with Nonno Pino's to provide families with support during the holidays. Drop off an unwrapped gift December 1st through December 13th at Nonno's and receive a $10 gift certificate.

Thank you for your support!

December 13, 2022

Ignite the Spirit Toy Drive Party

Help us celebrate our annual Toy Drive at Nonno Pino's!

Fun For All

Past Events

September 7, 2022

Ignite the Spirit Night at Wrigley

Come out and support a charity that has been there for CFD families since 2003. $100 for a Wednesday night game at a Wrigley Field Rooftop. Ticket includes food, drink, raffles, split the pot and door prizes. Doors open 6:10pm/First pitch 7:10pm [3643 N. Sheffield Avenue].

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August 11, 2022

18th Annual Golf Outing

Please join us for some morning or afternoon golf at the Hawksview Golf Club in Lake Geneva, WI.

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June 25, 2022

Marino's Jeep Jam

Marino Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram is proud to present a special one-day event to bring our community together in support of 5 worthy causes. Join us on Saturday, June 25th to enjoy live music, entertainment, food vendors, drinks, kids’ activities and more! There is no admission charge for this special event, and everyone is welcome.

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June 18, 2022

2022 Cycle for a Cure Ride

Cycle for a Cure to Pediatric Leukemia is an annual fundraiser that culminates in more than 200 bike riders trekking from Illinois to Wisconsin. Join us as we ride from Wilmette, IL to Milwaukee, WI to support pediatric leukemia & fungal infection research.

We Ride to Fight Leukemia

In the News

Chicago firefighters create unique fundraising campaign

A group of Chicago firefighters have come up with a unique fundraising campaign to keep you hot all year round!

January 6, 2022  FOX 32   STEAMY

Rock The Badges to Go Virtual in 2020 and to Feature Lake Effect’s ‘First Responder Brew’

The eighth annual “Rock The Badges” fundraiser, usually held in the Jefferson-Portage Park area, is going virtual in 2020.

May 29, 2020  NADIG NEWSPAPERS   VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER

Firefighters Pose for Calendar to Raise Money for Charity

Ignite the Spirit is helping raise money for charity with another calendar starring Chicago firefighters.

November 18, 2017  5 CHICAGO   MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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