Destination Safe Haven is a full service summer enrichment youth program offered by Heritage Community Development Corporation (H.C.D.C.) geared at raising up a generation of young heroes by creating a safe and nurturing places in our community. Our desire is to empower youth by developing their God-given potential through academics, recreation, life skills, discipleship and financial literacy while maintaining a foundation centered in Love.
Community Baptist Mission Outreach Center est. 2005 out of a desire to see families come together during meal time. Our mission is to assist low income families, the disabled, and the elderly with a full course hot meal weekly and free clothing to those in need. We also assist the poor and homeless by providing shelter, food, clothing, and spiritual guidance. Community Baptist Mission offers a shelter for women and children. We graciously ask to help raise 2,500 crystals that will be used to feed 833 people. Thank you for the support!
Back On My Feet combats homelessness through the power of running, community support and essential household resources. Our 6,000 plus members get work to become reintroduced to a helpful strong community and break down stigmas to connect neighbors. Our focus on community support and personal responsibility has become a catalyst of positive change for the individuals we serve. With your support, we will be able to provide training, help with housing rent, job training materials, and equipment so that our members can find self-sufficiency.
We are currently in need of 50 leashes/harnesses for medium and large dogs. We are also requesting a 12 month supply of Heart Worm medication for 24 dogs so they can stay healthy and happy. With these resources we'll be able to continue providing our animals with the best care possible so they can continue living happy fulfilled lives.
#DribbleOn, a community initiative supported by donations and volunteers, offers underserved youth with postitive, basketball-centered opportunities. Please support inner-city youth through donating crystals so we can deliver 250 basketballs & unique opportunities, like tickets to games and free camps, to children around Chicago this fall. We are asking for 5,000 crystals to make this happen! Thank you and #DribbleOn!
: At Little Black Pearl Art & Design Academy, a CPS contract school, we try to provide kids life lessons in all aspects. But with Illinois neglecting to provide funding for physical education, our students fall short understanding the importance of physical education. Please help fund 2 of our expanding sports teams by funding volleyball nets and balls for our volleyball team, as well as warmup outfits and garment bags for our state champion dance team! Thank you in advance for your help and support!
Gilda’s Club Chicago needs your help bringing families together for their annual holiday parties in times of need. GCC serves men, women, teens and children impacted by cancer. Free programing includes healthy lifestyle workshops, resource referrals, educational lectures, support groups and social activities – all which create a community of support for anyone living with cancer – including friends, family and caregivers. Help us to provide gifts, food and entertainment for up to 500 children and adults!
Chicago Sky raises funds for and fulfills needs of an array of charities, such as breast cancer awareness and military support. By doing this, Chicago Sky creates positive role models for kids who may not have some otherwise. We're looking to earn 1,000 crystals for military support initiative, Hoops For Troops, supporting active & retired servicemen and service women and their families through events, career guidance and on-court recognition. With your help, we can reach our goal. Show your support today!
Patients suffering from sickle cell anemia can greatly benefit from Neurocognitive Testing which is extremely effective at predicting and identifying neurological deficiencies or damage in sickle cell patients. Considered the Standard of Card for patients with private insurance, the majority of La Rabida patients are covered by Medicaid which does not cover the cost of the tests. Helping us reach our goal will give us the ability to provide testing for for 5 sickle cell patients. We appreciate all your help and support!
Swish Dreams seeks to expose children to a “Swish Education,” which uses sports to teach youth fitness, literacy, and leadership. Our staff works to be completely transparent with donors, members, and all other wonderful people involved. Recently, supplies needed for the 2016 Swish Dreams Summer Camp had been stolen like basketballs, sports equipment, pompoms, and t-shirts. We’re hoping to raise 1,000 crystals to replace the items; only by your kindness, generosity, and support can we make this happen! Please help us reach our goal!