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Gunsaulus

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May 25, 2016

Emily Allen

THE STORY:

Urban Initiatives wrote -

ABOUT THIS FUNDRAISING EFFORT

Urban Initiatives’ 1,050 Work to Play participants travel to play soccer with teams in communities throughout Chicago, crossing gang, cultural and racial boundaries to come together through a common love of soccer. The kids work hard in the classroom all week in order to take buses to other schools to participate in games that foster teamwork, soccer skills, and social inclusion. This travel is a critical component of the program and I am fundraising to sponsor Gunsaulus Elementary’s transportation for the 2016-2017 school year. Every donation counts! Here are some giving levels for you to consider:

  • Cost per child per game: $10
  • Cost per child per year: $60
  • Cost per team per game: $200
  • Cost per school per year: $2,000 (this is my ultimate goal!)

ABOUT GUNSAULUS

  • Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play program in the fall of 2013.
  • Located in the Brighton Park neighborhood in Chicago and has 798 students.
  • 90% of the school population is hispanic. 91% come from low-income households.
  • Has such a great turnout when it comes to so many students wanting to be part of the UI program that there is a waiting list!
  • Parent and student engagement is big there. That many parents want to be part of the program and go to practice and game days to support the program and their kids.

ABOUT URBAN INITIATIVES

Urban Initiatives’ mission is to empower Chicago’s underserved children to adopt healthy lifestyles, improve their academic performance, and build strong character through sports-based youth development programs. Their Work to Play program uses a child’s natural love of sports, namely soccer, to provide whole child youth development opportunities in four focus areas: physical fitness, health education, academic performance, and character development. This program focuses on K through 4th grade students in 35 Chicago Public Schools. Boys and girls are invited to join this free, fun-based soccer program regardless of skill level provided they maintain a certain standard of behavioral and academic performance in the classroom.

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To This Fundraiser

$286

MONEY RAISED
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    $50

  • Chin chin

    $15

  • Anonymous

    $60

  • M&D

    $90

  • Nisei Lounge

    $61

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95% Raised of $300 Goal

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The Team: $851 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Nidhin Mattappally

Amount Raised

$425

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Emily Allen

Amount Raised

$286

 

95% Raised of $300 Goal

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Brittany Reynoso

Amount Raised

$140

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Urban Initiatives

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Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $10

2 years ago

Nisei Lounge

Nisei Lounge

DONATION: $61

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M&D

M&D

DONATION: $90

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $60

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Chin chin

Chin chin

DONATION: $15

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DONATION: $50

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