National Psoriasis Foundation

NPF In Your Area: Chicago Division

Painful, disabling, uncomfortable and embarrassing: Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis impact the lives of millions of Americans. Approximately 70,000 people in Chicago have psoriasis and up to 21,000 have psoriatic arthritis. For these Chicagoans and everyone else across the U.S. struggling with psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, we must find a cure.

The priority of the National Psoriasis Foundation Chicago Division is to give people the information and services they need to take control of their psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis, while increasing research to find a cure. If you or someone you love is affected by psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis, join us to stop these devastating diseases.

Get Involved

Chicago Division Board

We are looking for dedicated volunteers who are interested in leadership opportunities to expand our mission throughout the Chicagoland area. Areas of interest are advocacy, education and outreach, development, special events, media and more. We meet monthly in the downtown Chicago area. For more information on how you can particpate contact Deborah Barnard at dbarnard@psoriasis.org.

TEAM NPF WALK Chicago

Sunday October 4, 2015 at Burnham Park

This volunteer Chicago walk committee meets monthly in downtown Chicago. If you are interested in building awarenss about psoriatic disease in our community please contact Deborah Barnard at dbarnard@psoriasis.org.

To participate in the TEAM NPF WALK Chicago click here to register or form a walk team. If you are interested in participating as a sponsor or vendor please contact Deborah Barnard at dbarnard@psoriasis.org for more information.

TEAM NPF WALK Naperville

Sunday November 1, 2015 at Naperville Riverwalk

This volunteer Naperville walk committee meets monthly. If you are interested in building awareness about psoriatic disease in our community please contact Deborah Barnard at dbarnard@psoriasis.org. To participate in the TEAM NPF WALK Naperville click here to register or form a walk team. If you are interested in participating as a sponsor or vendor please contact Deborah Barnard at dbarnard@psoriasis.org for more information.

Psoriasis social meet-up group

In August the we are launching our Psoriasis Social Meet-Up Group. Our first event is planned for August 12th in Naperville. Meet and make new friends while bringing out your inner Picasso at our Paint Night. To join our Meet-Up Group, sign up for this event or others click here to learn more.

We're looking for dedicated volunteers to help with events, serve on our local leadership committee, and advocate for a cure.

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Make a Donation

Support the Chicago Division with a donation. Your generosity will help us improve the lives of the thousands of Chicagoans living with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis.

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Contact Us

Deborah Barnard

Community Development Manager
Midwestern Region
800-723-9166, ext. 410
dbarnard@psoriasis.org

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