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