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Hope Loves Company's Free IL Camp: Happening June 2-4

Nonprofit supports children and young adults who have family members affected by ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) with free camp


May 31, 2023 – Hope Loves Company (HLC), the only nonprofit in the country with the goal of providing both emotional and educational support to children and young adult caregivers who have or had a loved one battling ALS, is hosting a free camp. The media is invited. The camp in Illinois is happening Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4 at Camp Nageela Midwest: 26710 W Nippersink Rd. Ingleside, IL.


Activities will happen between 6:45 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. on Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, and from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Sunday.



Hope Loves Company is also celebrating its 10 year anniversary! Camp HLC offers so many fun experiences. New this year, HLC will be hosting a 10 year anniversary Stepping with Hope Walk. There will also be a low ropes and obstacle course, team building activities, group therapy sessions, art and music therapy, fishing, boating, a talent show, a parent social, and campfire with s’mores! Even more important, children attending will all have something in common and can build new friendships and feel less alone in their challenges.


HLC founder Jodi O’Donnell-Ames, HLC president Gary Bachrach, and their team have hosted 48 Camp HLCs across the nation since 2012.


Thank you to our camp sponsors: The ALS Association, the Live Like Lou Foundation, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, and Numotion Foundation.


To learn more about Hope Loves Company’s other free programs for families affected by ALS, visit www.hopelovescompany.org, call 609-730-1144, or find us on social media. Facebook and Instagram: @hopelovescompany, Twitter: @hopelovesco.


Who: Nonprofit Hope Loves Company to host children affected by ALS

What: Free camp, which includes a low ropes and obstacle course, team building activities, group therapy sessions, fishing, boating, a talent show, a parent social, and a campfire with s’mores

Where and When: Camp Nageela Midwest in Ingleside, Illinois, June 2-4, 2023


Contact:

Michella Larch

michella.larch@hopelovescompany.org

640-203-1322

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