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Cynthia Dominguez's Fundraiser:

North River

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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 North River 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 NORTH RIVER

  • Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play program in the spring of 2015.
  • Located in the Albany Park neighborhood in Chicago and has 342 students.
  • 89% of the school population is hispanic. 89% come from low-income households.
  • North River's mascot is a dolphin. At the end of each practice the team participates in a group cheer to finish the day energized. To start the cheer the team forms a circle with all hands in the middle. We count to three and yell "Dolphins!" The best part is at the end when the whole team walks away from the circle like swimming dolphins making dolphin noises. It's hilarious and the kids love it!
  • This fall was the inaugural WTP season at North River. Since we are a small school with roughly 350 students we had trouble initially getting a full roster. Our first week we only had four players. Once the word spread about fun the program was more students were eager to join. In just a few weeks our team was at full strength and the season was off!

 

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

$255

MONEY RAISED
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  • C Dominguez

    $10

  • Emily Birute

    $10

  • Bus Campaign Kickoff Party Tickets

    $100

  • Kevin S

    $10

  • Sofia Dominguez

    $20

  • Damian

    $60

  • A Coello

    $10

  • Ignacio and Linda Coello

    $25

  • Hendrick

    $10

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Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $1,261 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
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Jordan Daniel Lantz

Amount Raised

$475

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Becca Martinson

Amount Raised

$300

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Cynthia Dominguez

Amount Raised

$255

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Alex Salsky

Amount Raised

$174

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Urban Initiatives

Amount Raised

$32

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Gabby Lubin

Amount Raised

$25

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Tom Bailey

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$0

Donor Comments

Hendrick

Hendrick

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Ignacio and Linda Coello

Ignacio and Linda Coello

DONATION: $25

Because we love and support Cynthia!!! 1 year ago

A Coello

A Coello

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Damian

Damian

DONATION: $60

1 year ago

Sofia Dominguez

Sofia Dominguez

DONATION: $20

Good luck! 1 year ago

Kevin S

Kevin S

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

Bus Campaign Kickoff Party Tickets

Bus Campaign Kickoff Party Tickets

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

Emily Birute

Emily Birute

DONATION: $10

1 year ago

C Dominguez

C Dominguez

DONATION: $10

LET'S GO NORTH RIVER 1 year ago