BENEFITING: Urban Initiatives
On June 4th, Urban Initiatives will hold its 4th Annual Work to Play Cup, a huge, friendly soccer tournament featuring 1,300 K-8th grade children from 31 of Chicago's most underserved communities.
You're invited to support the K-4th grade soccer players from Tarkington Elementary Elementary at the Work to Play Cup. Team Sponsorships are $3,000. Please consider donating today!
About Tarkington Elementary:
- Joined Urban Initiatives’ Work to Play program in the spring of 2011.
- Located in the Marquette Park neighborhood in Chicago and has 1,025 students.
- 72% of the school population is hispanic and 20% is African American. 94% come from low-income households.
- Tarkington has an amazing group of leaders. During many of their practices, team captains take the time to help younger players not only with their soccer skills, but homework as well!
- Every morning Coach Licea wakes up Team Tarkington with a warm up that includes at least 10 burpees!