Category Archive

November 2011

  • All Smiles at Reavis Soccer Team’s Award Ceremony

    At the end of every Work to Play Program season, Urban Initiatives holds team parties to reward participants for their hard work and commitment. This is a video from Reavis Elementary’s party. Look at those million dollar smiles! The kids are so proud of all their hard work!

  • Storck, Making a Difference in the Lives of UI’s Kids

    On November 3rd, volunteers from Storck USA, a candy company that makes favorites such as Werther’s and Mambas, took time out of their busy schedules to be soccer coaches for the day at the Chicago Indoor Sports complex. With boxes of special edition Storck-UI shirts ready to be distributed, Storck volunteers awaited the arrival of…

  • Volunteers from Roosevelt University Are a Hit with UI Kids!

    Stephanie Khio is the Assistant Leader of the Eleanor Roosevelt Society at Roosevelt University. She brought her group to the Chicago Indoor Sports Center on October 21st to volunteer with our teams from Attucks and Lloyd. The following is a blog post by Stephanie: Being the Assistant Leader of the Eleanor Roosevelt Society (ERS) at…