Thank you!

….to everyone responsible for another great, and safe, Turkey Trot including: 

  • The City of Elmhurst, all departments, in particular…..
  • The Elmhurst Police Department, especially Sgt Brett Kaczorowski
  • The Elmhurst Fire Department
  • The DuPage County Sheriff’s Department
  • Mobile Incident Command [MIC] – Don Novak
  • DGTT Board of Directors
  • All our terrific sponsors who make this event possible!
  • Our hundreds of volunteers who put in countless hours!

 And to you…the participant, for getting up early on a very cold Thanksgiving morning to help us feed and shelter our neighbors in need!

 7,260 runners and walkers [I know, it sure looked like more] braved the cold to enjoy…

  • The Men of Spirito and their “Anthem Medley”
  • Fr Tom and Fr Chris invocation
  • Camaraderie with family and friends
  • Music by Entourage
  • Hospitality with Steve Riley and Pete Harmon
  • The aerobatics of our new Flight Team – The Phillips 66 Aerostars
Turkey Trot Thanks

Until this year's Turkey Trot!

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Beneficiaries of
The Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot

Loaves and Fishes Community Services
West Suburban Community Pantry
People's Resource Center
United Community Concerns Association
Catholic Charities - DuPage County
Elmhurst Walk-In Assistance Network
Elmhurst/Yorkfield Food Pantry

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • joeshannonfamily
  • tommarybethryan
  • a_friend
  • larryroesch
  • mgelectric
  • billings
  • springinn
  • york_corrugated
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Turkey Trot History

A History of Helping
Those In Need

To date, The Dan Gibbons Foundation has donated nearly $3.9 million dollars. We take care to keep all funds raised within the County of DuPage. The funds have provided nearly 4 million meals over the years and the event brings families and a community together on a day for giving thanks.

The organization recently expanded to include other events throughout the year. In June 2017, we announced the new Café Liberty culinary skills training program.

Our efforts are only successful because of the gracious donations of our supporters. Your assistance helps us help others and we always appreciate it.

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