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Treating at a pro bono clinic. Working in a soup kitchen. Cleaning up a park... No matter where or how, we have the ability to positively impact change. Whether we call ourselves 'Physical Therapists' or 'Physiotherapists,' service embodies who we are, what we do, and how we act. Become a part of PT Day of Service™ as we join together to better the world!

10/13/2018
When: 10/13/2018
Where: Statewide
Illinois
United States
Contact: IPTA
6309040101

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The Illinois Physical Therapy Association is proud to be a 2018 Silver Sponsor & Ambassador for Global PT Day of Service (October 13, 2018).  

Treating at a pro bono clinic. Working in a soup kitchen. Cleaning up a park... No matter where or how, we have the ability to positively impact change. Whether we call ourselves 'Physical Therapists' or 'Physiotherapists,' service embodies who we are, what we do, and how we act. Become a part of PT Day of Service™ as we join together to better the world!

This year's theme for PTDOS is TRANSFORM. We want to transform our profession, ourselves, & our communities through positive, sustainable & impactful #service projects around the world. Join us by registering for a service project today!

The IPTA is encouraging PT clinics/ hospitals/ schools throughout the state to promote the collection of goods (October 6-20th) to donate to a local pantry of your choosing. 

How you can participate: 

  • As a clinic/hospital/school:
    • email ipta@ipta.org and let us know if your location will be a collection site for goods and what local pantry the goods will benefit. We will help promote your collection site through social media, newsletters, and on our website. (Clinics will be responsible for collection as well as delivery to the pantry). 
    • Organizations/Universities can pledge to be a sponsor of PTDOS.

  • As an individual:
    • drop off your donation to any of the collection sites listed below. 
    • Individuals can sign up as participants of PT Day of Service
    • Sign up as a PTDOS grassroots ambassadors

For more information on PT Day of Service, visit ptdayofservice.comThe origin story of the initiative is here PTDOS Story!

Collection sites:

Collection Site: Benefiting: Dates:
Illinois Physical Therapy Association 
Chapter Office

905 N. Main Street
Naperville, IL 60563  
 Loaves and Fishes
 (Food depository of DuPage County)
Collecting canned and paper goods to be donated. Non-perishable food items can be dropped off Mondays between 8am and 4pm, and Tuesday – Friday between 8am and 7pm through Wednesday, October 31st. 

Click here to see a list of their most needed items. 
 FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers - Naperville
1240 Iroquois Ave, Suite 400
Naperville, IL 60563
Contact: Mary Rachford, PT
 Loaves and Fishes
 (Food depository of DuPage County)

 

Centre Physical Therapy
207 Harrison Street,
Oak Park, IL 60304
Contact: Emily Haglage, PT, DPT, Clinic Manager
 Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry Collecting canned and paper goods to be donated. Now until October 31st. 

Clinic Phone:708-210-9800

Hours: M,W, F 7am-3:30pm, T/Th 10:30am-7pm

IPTA West Central District
Contact: Gail Johnson, PT West Central District Chair gail523@hotmail.com
IPTA West Central District PTs and PTAs are supporting the victims of Hurricane Florence through contributions to Americares.

Americares saves lives and improves health for people affected by poverty or disaster so they can reach their full potential.

Monetary donations will be collected online now thru October 13th.

Click here to donate, or copy and paste this link into your address bar: https://www.facebook.com/donate/719442885087088/

 

Check out below what our Illinois PT and PTA programs have planned for PTDOS!

Illinois PT / PTA Program: Benefiting: Service Event & Info

 

   

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Proud Partners of the IPTA

  • Athletico
  • ATI
  • BodyGears
  • DuPage Medical Group
  • Entropy
  • FYZICAL
  • IMPACT
  • NORTHERN REHAB
  • PHYSIO PARTNERS
  • PTS Inc
  • SPORTS AND ORTHO
  • DPT Sport
  • Catalyst

  • Advanced Therapy Solutions
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