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 Tarkington School of Excellence
- Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play Program in the spring of 2011.
- Located in the West Lawn neighborhood in Chicago and has 1,076 students.
- 78% of the school population is hispanic and 20% is African American. 97% come from low-income households.
- Tarkington’s administration values the importance of health and wellness for its students. Urban Initiatives is a valued partner in providing health education and opportunities for physical activity at Tarkington.
- Their Coach has posted a fun and interactive marquee in the school to inform parents and visitors about the cool things that happen on the soccer team.