Donations of any denomination are welcome, but here are some metrics to guide you:
- Cost/child/trip: $10.00
- Cost/child/year: $60.00
- Cost/bus/team: $175
- Cost/School/Year: $1,750.00
About Marquette School
- Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play program in the fall of 2012.
- Located in the Marquette Park neighborhood in Chicago and has 1,268 students.
- 59% of the school population is hispanic and 39% is African American. 98% come from low-income households.
- Before the start of each morning practice, Marquette’s players sit in a circle and say good morning to one another and give each other a high five.
- Marquette’s team is so dedicated to the team that they sometimes show up at 6:30 for their 6:45am practice!