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 Prieto Academy
- Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play program in the fall of 2009.
- Located in the Belmont Cragin neighborhood in Chicago and has 1,042 students.
- 96% of the school population is hispanic. 97% come from low-income households.
- Prieto’s school motto is “Lighting the Way”, and Prieto’s faculty and staff work to enlighten their students through a strong school community. Urban Initiatives enhances this community by collaborating with Prieto’s teachers, principal, and parents.
- Prieto’s team excels at teamwork. During their favorite drill, the Numbers Game, Prieto players always make sure to pass the ball at least 3 times before attempting to score a goal. Teamwork makes the dream work!