May 6, 2015
On Saturday, April 25, 2015, National Rebuilding Day – Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago worked with over 3,000 volunteers to repair 82 homes and improve 4 community centers in Chicago and suburban Cook County. Our Barreto Club was one of the 4 community centers selected to be renovated. Early Saturday morning, 60 volunteers from Rebuilding Chicago came out to […]
March 10, 2015
The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs have expanded into new areas of Chicago where we are reaching a whole new group of children. Englewood Club at Stagg Elementary School South Lawndale Club at Hammond Elementary School The South Side of Chicago has some of the highest crime rates in Chicago and after school programs are […]
Each year, our numerous partners help us accomplish our goal of helping youth realize their dreams and reach their full potential, while providing healthy meals, a safe and positive environment, and so much more.
New Ross Power Hour Grant
We are pleased to inform you that Union League Boys & Girls Clubs has been selected by Boys & Girls Clubs of America Ross Stores Foundation to receive a grant to implement a Ross Foundation Power Hour grant. A new iteration of the Ross Power Hour grant was designed to allow us to participate in the new Power Hour model to be launched for the next academic year. Coordination between Ross, BGCA and our three participating BGC’s (Club One, Club Two and Barreto) will occur through June 2015.
Google to teach our Boys & Girls Clubs computer code
Union League Boys & Girls Clubs is excited to announce that we will be participating in a new initiative aimed at creating more opportunities for youth to experience and learn about technology. The Code Corps initiative is a partnership between our Club, the Corporation for National & Community Service and Google. We will be working with AmeriCorps VISTA volunteers who will help us build capacity to serve more youth with technology programs. We need your help! We are looking for exceptional folks to be our VISTAs. Please share the following listing with as many people as you can.
Also feel free to share with those who are interested in learning about the AmeriCorps VISTA program and what it entails to check out –
The Union League Boys & Girls Clubs in partnership with the Illinois Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs intend to submit an application for the FY15 21st Century Community Learning Centers Request for Proposals from the Illinois State Board of Education to operate said program at the following schools:
Stagg School of Excellence
7424 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, IL 60621
Charles G. Hammond Elementary School
2819 W. 21st Place
Chicago, IL 60623
The Chicago Public School District is co-applicants on the applications related to these proposed programming sites.