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SOUTH SHORE DRILL TEAM & PERFOR...
CROWDRISE FEATURED : Apr 08, 2011
EIN: 36-4297695
BASED: Chicago, IL, United States

CHARITY WEBSITE: www.southshoredrillteam.org

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Keeping Youth Engaged

South Shore Drill Team uses performing arts to engage inner-city youth throughout their critical teenage years, mitigate the dangers of gangs, drugs, violence & premature parenthood, and guide members towards completing their education and becoming responsible citizens.

South Shore Drill Team combats negative forces including gangs, drugs, violence and high drop-out rates by instilling the importance of teamwork, commitment, and hard work in young people. While the majority of team members come from schools where the dropout rate is as high as 55%, the team witnessed 100% of its high school seniors graduate in June, 2012, and 13 have gone off to college this past fall. Most of our youth continue their eduction with college or technical school, breaking a cycle of poverty. The team's alumni include teachers, law enforcement officers, managers, entrepreneurs, and medical professionals, proving the organization’s ability to inspire its members to benefit their community and creating a “full circle” impact.  

EIN: 36-4297695 • www.southshoredrillteam.org

Fundraisers

South Shore Drill Team 35th Anniversary Electrifying Performance

South Shore Drill Team 35th …

Amount Raised:

$35

 

0% Raised of $10,000 Goal

South Shore Drill Team Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

South Shore Drill Team Macy'…

Amount Raised:

$32,840

 

94% Raised of $35,000 Goal

Send Our Youth to the Inauguration Parade!

Send Our Youth to the Inaugu…

Amount Raised:

$51,294

 

114% Raised of $45,000 Goal