Once Upon a Time Gala

April 29, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Fund-A-Program: Child Thrive

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Donation Total: $50.00





Supports initial set-up of the new Child Thrive Resource Center, including reconfiguration of rooms and needed furnishings to deliver primary medical care, trauma-informed mental health services, youth mentoring and community initiatives.

Supports safe Afterschool Activities for children/youth, including costs for food, supplies and transportation to-and-from the Center or other locations.

Funds up to three Youth-led Community Service projects, such as neighborhood clean-up and improvement.

Provides Recreational Activities for children/youth, such as sports and arts programming.





Funds two Family Movie Nights or other safe neighborhood activities for kids and parents.

Supports one Workshop for Youth, such as leadership training, or one Parent Workshop covering topics such as neighborhood safety, financial literacy and cooking/nutrition.

Provides one Grocery Gift Card for a West Humboldt Park family that is struggling with food insecurity.

Help Children’s Place Association continue providing life-changing support for Chicago’s most vulnerable children through the Child Thrive initiative.

For 30 years, Children’s Place Association has partnered with local communities to build a better tomorrow for Chicago’s most vulnerable children – those challenged by health disparities, poverty and racial injustice. Our services stabilize vulnerable children and strengthen families so they can build a more promising future.

Later this year, Children’s Place will launch Child Thrive, a new initiative based in West Humboldt Park – a high-need area struggling with the impact of long-term systemic racism and disinvestment. The goal is to help this community transform from one of the harshest places to be a child into a great place to grow up… a neighborhood where every child can THRIVE. 

Meet Our Speakers

Our Presenting Angel Sponsor

Child Thrive Founding Resource Partner