This year's proceeds will benefit Family Matters.
Family Matters, located in Chicago’s North of Howard neighborhood, offers children
and families individualized personal development experiences that provide opportunities
to find their place in the world and to be a force for positive change.
Utilizing our Principles of Leadership – positive thinking and language, peaceful
conflict resolution, and illuminating the power of responsible decision-making
– we partner with families to design and implement experiential learning programs
tailored to their specific needs and interests.
Programs range in scope from tutoring and after-school activities for children and
teens to broader initiatives such as fitness and health, postsecondary readiness,
and environmental stewardship. Our programs engage individuals with the broader
community and cultivate responsible citizenship by encouraging personal and collective
activism to affect change.
For all who call Family Matters home, we offer safe surroundings where individuals
can explore, discover, take risks and determine their futures.
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