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Team Stevenson!

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THE STORY:

A NOTE FROM LIZ & NOOR

As Urban Initiatives Junior Board Members, Noor and Liz have teamed up to help the under-resourced students at Stevenson Elementary School afford the bus ride to their soccer games. The math is simple: $20 (think about it ... that's just a few coffees or beers!) will send two smiling students to soccer. $200 will help an entire team to cross gang and cultural boundaries for the common love of the game. $2,000 is our ultimate goal, and will enable the entire Stevenson Elementary School Team to play the beautiful sport that is teaching them how to lead healthy and teamwork-driven lives.

Think about those smiling faces and the lives that you can change when you make your gift today. THANK YOU for helping these deserving youngsters!

Liz & Noor

P.S. More information from Urban Initiatives about the Bus Campaign and the cause can be found below!

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 Stevenson 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 STEVENSON ELEMENTARY

  • Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play program in the fall of 2015.
  • Located in the Scottsdale neighborhood in Chicago and has 1,314 students.
  • 90% of the school population is hispanic.
  • 89% come from low-income households.
  • Stevenson is a new partner school this spring season! They are super excited to get down to business and work hard both on the field and in the classroom.

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

$1,581

MONEY RAISED
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  • Liz O'Brien

     

  • Nikki

     

  • Jon Hanson

    $50

  • Eric Terzer

     

  • Walter

    $25

  • Holton F.

    $25

  • Sanjeevni

     

  • Liz's Birthday Party

    $140

  • Bus Campaign Kickoff Party Tickets

    $16

  • JBR

    $250

  • Jim and Julie O'Nrien

     

  • Molly O'

    $75

  • Sara and Monte

    $25

  • Anonymous

     

  • Katie O'Brien

    $10

  • Bobbie & Dan

     

  • Je'Nai

    $25

  • Linda Jamrozy

    $25

  • Karen G. Foley

    $25

  • Michael Jones

    $100

  • Jonathan Rodrigues

    $50

  • Erin Z

    $50

  • Amy Reifert

     

  • The Conner Family

    $250

  • steve wohl

    $100

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79% Raised of $2,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $1,792 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

JOIN THE TEAM
Fundraiser Title

Liz O'Brien

Amount Raised

$1,581

 

79% Raised of $2,000 Goal

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Noor Hasan

Amount Raised

$211

 

35% Raised of $600 Goal

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Urban Initiatives

Amount Raised

$0

 

0% Raised of $1,500 Goal

Donor Comments

steve wohl

steve wohl

DONATION: $100

1 year ago

The Conner Family

The Conner Family

DONATION: $250

1 year ago

Amy Reifert

Amy Reifert

1 year ago

Erin Z

Erin Z

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Jonathan Rodrigues

Jonathan Rodrigues

DONATION: $50

1 year ago

Michael Jones

Michael Jones

DONATION: $100

Go Liz! 1 year ago

Karen G. Foley

Karen G. Foley

DONATION: $25

1 year ago

Linda Jamrozy

Linda Jamrozy

DONATION: $25

In honor of Liz O'Brien 1 year ago

Je'Nai

Je'Nai

DONATION: $25

Anything for you (and the kids), Liz! xoxo 1 year ago

Bobbie & Dan

Bobbie & Dan

1 year ago