Donations of any denomination are welcome, but here are some metrics to guide you:
- Cost/child/trip: $10.00
- Cost/child/year: $59.00
- Cost/bus/team: $175
- Cost/School/Year: $1,750.00
About Marquette Elementary
- Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play Program in the fall of 2012.
- Located in the Marquette Park neighborhood in Chicago and has 1,283 students.
- 57% of the school population is hispanic and 40% is African American. 98% come from low-income households.
- The diverse community members from Marquette come together at the park to the south of the school to play and engage in physical activity.
- The Marquette team loves the nutritious snacks they get from Urban Initiatives. Their favorite is the fresh apples and the often ask for two or even three after practices to share with their classmates.