Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities
Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities (CBCC) supports cancer research, education, and patient care programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Children's Memorial Hospital, with more than $12 million being donated since the organization's founding in 1970.
Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University School of Medicine
Grant supports the annual Survivor's Walk and Celebration which provides a unique opportunity to celebrate survivorship among cancer survivors, their families and friends and all those who have been touched by cancer.
Inner City Youth Baseball (ICYB)
The ICYB program was created to provide youths ages 9-12 years a free and safe environment to participate in structured recreational baseball during the summer when they are out of school. The program is intended for children of families who are not financially able to participate in similar summer programs. The ICYB program is operated in partnership with the Chicago Park District and serves 450 youth playing on thirty teams. The program serves as the feeder program in the White Sox RBI league.
Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI)
Chicago White Sox Charities funding supports the RBI program. Chicago White Sox RBI program is a youth outreach program intended to motivate children in and out of the classroom with fundamentals learned through baseball. Youth ages 13-18 have the chance to be in a free and safe environment where they are taught baseball and learn lesson such as teamwork and responsibility. The program is geared to increase knowledge and participation in baseball and softball. The Chicago White Sox RBI program has grown to serve 360 youth playing on twenty-four teams since its inception in 2008.
Amateur City Elite (ACE)
Chicago White Sox Charities funding supports the development of the next generation of African-American baseball stars of 100 qualified young players, ages 13-18, through the ACE program. The ACE program offers rising stars in the inner-city baseball community the opportunity to play baseball against other highly competitive groups on a traveling team. The ACE team members are engaged through an elite practice and competition schedule while receiving academic direction to prepare them for success both on and off the field.
Advocate Charitable Foundation
Pediatric Oncology Survivorship in Transition Program (POST)
Oak Lawn, IL
Support for the POST program for survivors of childhood cancers to identify the late-effects of pediatric cancer and its treatment, and to enable survivors to lead healthy lives.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago
Grant supports the site-based program at Valentine Boys and Girls Club which provides Chicagoland at-risk youth with quality, high impact one-on-one mentoring relationships.
Chicago Project for Violence Prevention
Grant supports the "CeaseFire" Public Education Initiative program which campaigns to stop urban violence in the Chicagoland area.
Supports the Club's Underserved Outreach Program in its commitment to reach medically underserved communities free of charge. This has included outreach activities in Chicago hospitals and medical centers, their Transportation Assistance Program, free supervised child play, and bilingual materials.
Holy Cross-Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
Grant supports Health and Hope program which increase awareness, understanding and practice of good nutrition habits, fitness, and positive thinking and leadership among youth in the Back of the Yards community.
The Jackie Robinson Foundation
New York, NY
Grant to underwrite a scholarship awarded to a Chicago-area college student. JRF's hands-on, four-year scholarship program includes peer and professional mentoring, internship placement, extensive leadership training, international travel and community service options, the conveyance of practical life skills, and a myriad of networking opportunities.
Grant supports the Early Intervention program which provides therapy for infants to children age three who are experiencing developmental delays.
Special Children's Charities
Grant is used to purchase uniforms for more than 3,000 Special Olympic athletes and coaches for the 2013 Chicago Special Olympics Spring Games.
St. James Social Center
Grant supports the St. James Food pantry delivery program for homebound seniors.
After School Matters
Grant supports opportunities to Chicago Public School teens through arts, communications, science, sports and technology after school programs.
Grant supports the Family Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Project. The project's focus is to mitigate the impact of homelessness on child development by improving the housing, health and well-being of homeless and at-risk young mothers and children.
Center on Halsted
Grant supports the Youth Program and Mental Health Services staff to help provide youth the tools needed to surmount the effects of the homelessness, poverty, homophobia, and domestic violence they may face.
Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
Grant supports the metal health program which provides needs assessments, crisis counseling, referrals and case management services for sexually abused children and their families.
Children's Place Association
Grant supports the agency's Early Learning Center program which provides HIV/AIDS-infected and affected infants and toddlers with early learning activities.
Gad's Hill Center
Grant supports the Teen Connection program, an academically rigorous and personally enriching program for students who have the potential to achieve higher education but who lack the support and resources needed to do so.
Girls in the Game
Grant supports the After School and Sports and Leadership Summer Camp programs which provide girls with sports and fitness activities, nutrition and health education and leadership development.
Greater Chicago Food Depository
Grant supports the Kids Café and Nourish for Knowledge programs. The Kids Café provides hot meals and nutrition activities for 2,300 youth at 61 agencies. Nourish for Knowledge offers a weekly take home package of food for weekends to 7,600 youth at 44 school sites.
Juvenile Protective Association
Grant supports the Treatment and Counseling program designed to reduce the likelihood of child maltreatment, improve the well-being and adaptive functioning of children and parents, and enhance the quality of relationships within the family.
La Rabida Children's Hospital
Grant supports the Premier Kids program which provides medical care, case coordination, development assessments, education planning, nutrition counseling and community referrals for over 300 developmentally-delayed children with complex medical issues.
Grant supports the Higher Education Access Initiative which helps aspiring students secure funding for postsecondary education. Students are helped to access financial aid, specifically funding available through FAFSA by leveraging a volunteer corps of working professionals and students from Chicago's top companies and universities.
Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
Grant supports the Mercy Home Academy, which addresses children's individual and group academic needs and provides a strengths-based approach to help kids achieve in class. The agency serves over 600 kids each year through four key programs - residential care, aftercare, Friends First and admissions (referral services for kids whose needs are better served by other agencies).
Metropolitan Family Services
Grant supports the organization's Healthy Families program, which works to prevent child abuse and neglect by imparting positive parenting skills to young mothers across Chicago.
Midtown Educational Foundation
Grant supports the One-on-One program which provides tutoring to 4th through 6th graders from low-income neighborhoods to improve study skills, increase motivation and enhance self worth.
Near West Side Community Development Corp
Grant supports the Youth Zone Chicago club, a year-round youth development program that uses structured, active engagement as a tool to provide life skills, leadership training and academic tutoring to youth ages 9-18 living on Chicago's west side.
The Night Ministry
Grant supports the Response-Ability Pregnant and Parenting program which provides life skills/child development education, case management and a shelter with eight beds and cribs to young homeless mothers and their families.
Noble Networks Charter Schools
Grant supports the Noble College Access and Persistence Program, which provides mentoring, financial counseling and social and emotional support to ensure Noble graduates achieve a college degree.
Grant supports the Posse Chicago program which provides low-income youth with intensive college preparation workshops, full-tuition college scholarships, on-campus mentors, and career development activities.
Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center
Grant supports the CANDO! program which teaches fifth and sixth graders from the community preventive skills - such as good nutrition, social skills, time management, diabetes awareness and more.
Oak Park, IL
Grant supports the Intervention Services program which provides counseling and emotional support, emergency shelter, transportation, 24-hour crisis hot-line, legal advocacy and art therapy for victims of domestic violence.
Grant supports the Seeing is Believing program which provides low vision services and prescriptive optical devices to visually impaired children in Chicago Public Schools.
Teen Living Programs
Grant supports the Whole Health Program which provides youth with a series of interconnected programs and services that develop tools necessary to build self-sufficient lives, and to create a safety net to prevent a return to homelessness.
Grant supports the REACH program which serves youth who have severe and persistent mental illness with rehabilitation activities, housing, daily life skills, and primary physical care.
Working in the Schools
Grant supports the Mid-Day Mentoring program which matches corporate groups with students in Chicago Public Schools once a week for an entire school year.
Umoja Student Development Corporation
Grant supports the organization's commitment to help underserved schools build positive and rigorous college-going cultures that connect students to their education and provide them with the tools they need to achieve success in high school and beyond.
Grant supports Youth Guidance's B.A.M. - Sports Edition Program, a group counseling/mentoring program that is focused on building socio-emotional and behavioral skills among at-risk young male students.