#TheTakeBack is an anti-violence / gun prevention initiative geared toward the youth of South Side Chicago. Through this movement, we provide youth with a day of peaceful fun in an encouraging environment.
We are Taking Back the streets of Chicago from gun violence!
Last year, we held #TheTakeBack at Ellis Park on 37th and Cottage Grove, coined "The Low End". It drew 146 youth, 47 adults, and 73 volunteers for a day of activities in a safe environment. #TheTakeBack was completely funded by The Community Builders, ranked as one of the top 50 housing developers in the nation, and PlayStreets, an initiative created by The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA).
This year, we are looking to expand!! We are hoping to add a mentorship aspect, increase sponsorship, give school supplies, provide a scholarship, and triple the amount of children.
Date: Saturday, July 11
Location: Ellis Park - 3700 S Cottage Grove Ave Chicago, IL 60653
WE NEED YOUR HELP!!
What we need:
Basketball Court Permit
Food to Feed 500+
DJ & Equipment
"Thank you" items
With all remaining funds we plan to give school supplies to each child in attendance.
If we go past our goal we will use the money to plan #TheTakeBack for next year and give away scholarships!!
DonationsSee top donations
- Ameshia Hardison
- Kara White
- John Casmon
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