Hustle Fundraising Support

As a Hustle Chicago℠ participant, you have an important impact on air quality and people living with asthma, COPD, lung cancer, and other lung diseases. All fundraising proceeds benefit Respiratory Health Association’s mission to prevent lung disease, promote clean air, and help people live better through education, research, and policy change.

Because Hustle is an RHA fundraising event, below you’ll find a variety of resources to make your fundraising efforts as easy and FUN as possible.

Fundraising Toolkit

View RHA’s Official Fundraising Toolkit. This comprehensive guide shares how to make the most of your fundraising campaign and reach your goal!

Fundraise and Win Contest Info

An anonymous Respiratory Health Association supporter has donated funds to encourage fundraising for RHA’s mission: healthy lungs and clean air for all. Fundraise for a chance to win cash!

1st Contest
January 31st Deadline
Receive 2 or more donations* to qualify to $100 cash. Winners:
Sofia Sanchez
Carmelo Bottari
Ramita Jain
Adele Swanson
Theresa Nolan
Christina Banta
Emma Cullen
Melinda Ginsberg
Debra Strickland
Callie Simon
2nd Contest
February 15th Deadline
Receive 2 or more donations* to qualify to $100 cash. Winners:
Kevin McLennan
Araceli Wehrle
Taylor Schaffler
Michelle Mitoraj
Karen Kidd
Anna Clausen
Mary Ernest
Joshua Ptaszek
Edward Severin
Rodel Cave


3rd Contest
March 15th Deadline

3 Winners will be drawn.
Receive 2 donations* to be eligible to win.
If the winner drawn has received more than 5 donations*, their prize money will be doubled.

1st Prize- $750 or $1,500
2nd Prize- $500 or $1,000
3rd Prize- $250 or $500


*Excludes donation due at the time of registration.
Winners will still be in the running for any additional contests.

Find the official Fundraise and Win Contest Rules here.

Personal Fundraising Coach

Register as a Lung Health Champion and you’ll be assigned an RHA fundraising coach who will share proven tips and ideas. Working together, you’ll develop a customized plan to achieve your fundraising goal. You will be amazed by the generosity of your network; allow our fundraising coaches to help you explore the potential.

Hustle Photos & Docs

Looking for photos from past climbs? Check out the Hustle Photo Albums.

Here are key documents you’ll need for easy fundraising:

Completed RHA Offline Donation Forms along with collected cash or checks (made payable to RHA) can be turned in at the start line or mailed before the event to:

Respiratory Health Association
Attention: Special Events / Hustle
1440 W Washington Blvd
Chicago, IL 60607

2019 Incentive Prizes

Each climber receives a specially-designed commemorative medal, a Hustle Chicago event shirt and a virtual goodie bag.

In order to make the greatest impact on healthy lungs and clean air, we hope you’ll set your fundraising goal above the minimum requirement. Additional incentive prizes are offered as our thanks for your fundraising efforts.

Hustle Chicago 2019 incentives:

1 Highest Fundrasier: Overnight stay at Hilton Suites Mag Mile, Chicago and a $300 Revolution Brewery Pub gift card

2nd Highest Fundraiser: Overnight stay at Hilton Suites Mag Mile, Chicago and a $225 Signature Room at 95th gift card

3rd Highest Fundraiser: $250 gift card to any Aurelio’s Pizza location

Lung Health Champion – $1000: Hustle Chicago branded 1/4 zip pull over, Fleet Feet special item and (2) $15 Signature Room at the 95th gift cards

$750: Hustle branded souvenir item TBD

$500: Hustle Chicago branded sweatshirt & (4) $15 Signature Room at the 95th gift cards

$250: Hustle Chicago branded stainless steel insulated water bottle & (2) $15 Signature Room at the 95th gift cards

*To count toward incentive prize levels, all donations/pledges/sponsorships must be received online or in RHA’s office by March 15, 2019.

**RHA reserves the right to substitute prizes of equal value. Prizes are not cumulative; fundraisers receive the prize in their winning category only. Some expiration dates may apply.


Have questions? Contact us via email at [email protected] or call (312) 628-0200.