Hustle Fundraising Support

As a Hustle Up the Hancock 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

Visit RHA’s Official Fundraising Toolkit online or download a PDF version. This comprehensive guide shares how to make the most of your fundraising campaign and reach your goal!

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 Graphics & Docs

We have a variety of Hustle graphics that can be used to spice up your emails and social media posts. 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

Contest Info

Check back often for details about Hustle 2018 fundraising contests.

2018 Incentive Prizes

Each climber receives a specially-designed commemorative medal, a Hustle 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.* The 2018 Hustle prizes are still being selected.** The 2017 incentives are shared below for your reference.

Grand Prize: Men’s Citizen watch-Blue Angels Special edition Titanium Eco Drive or ladies Citizen rose gold with mother of pearl & diamonds Eco Drive – AaLand Diamond Jewelers (valued at $600 each)

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

2nd Highest Fundraiser: Overnight stay at Hilton Suites Mag Mile, Chicago & $225 gift card for The Signature Room at the 95th

3rd Highest Fundraiser: $250 gift card at participating Aurelio’s Pizza

4th Highest Fundraiser: 4 Blue Man performance premium seating tickets

Lung Health Champion – $1000: $100 Mizuno Running Shoes certificate at participating Fleet Feet Sports

$750: BBQ Set

$500: Hustle branded apparel item

$250: $25 gift card- The Signature Room at the 95th

*To count toward incentive prize levels, all donations/pledges/sponsorships must be received online or in RHA’s office by March 16, 2018.

**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 or call (312) 628-0200.