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Community Involvement

Community Involvement


AFTER SCHOOL MATTERS

 After School Matters

After School Matters provides Chicago public high school teens the opportunity to explore and develop their talents, while gaining critical skills for work, college and beyond.

 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS CHICAGO

 Special Olympics Chicago

The Special Olympics mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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A SILVER LINING FOUNDATION

 A Silver Lining Foundation

The mission of A Silver Lining Foundation is to ensure dignified, respectful and equal access to quality cancer education and services for all, by creating meaningful partnerships with community, advocacy and healthcare organizations

 

BLACK ENSEMBLE THEATER

 Black Ensemble Theater

The mission of the Black Ensemble Theater is to eradicate racism and its damaging effects upon our society through the utilization of theater arts. BE is the only theater in the nation whose mission is to eradicate racism. Other organizations work to diversify audiences, but none utilize theater to bring races together in a community which embraces similarities and fosters dialogue, understanding and acceptance.

 

CLARA'S HOUSE

 Clara's House

Clara's House mission is to improve the quality of life for families and community residents without regard to race, religion, or origin. They design their programs to meet basic needs for employment, housing, health care, and education through training and projects directed at advocacy, social services, empowerment, and self-awareness.

 

FEED THE CHILDREN

 Feed the Children

Feed The Children provides hope and resources for those without life’s essentials.


 GOULDEN TOUCH

 Goulden Touch

As one of the most consistent kickers in the National Football League, All-Pro Kicker Robbie Gould joins Kevin Butler as the only players in franchise history with 1,000 points. Robbie recognizes his true accomplishments beyond the football field and  in 2011, he started his public charity, The Goulden Touch.  With a mission to help those in need, the charity focuses its giving efforts under four Goulden Rules: Education, Health & Wellness, Medical Research and Social Service.  In 2013 and 2014, The Goulden Touch has gifted close to $450,000 to local Chicagoland and Lock Haven, Pennsylvania charities.