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Build the Path this #GivingTuesday

Celebrate #GivingTuesday, the global day of giving on November 28th by hosting a mini-fundraiser on Facebook to support the work of R CITY! This #GivingTuesday the Gates Foundation is teaming up with Facebook to boost the impact of charitable giving to approved non-profits. Here are some details from the Facebook giving website! Timing: Donations to nonprofits made through Facebook’s charitable giving…

Kenneth Hartung Memorial

Celebrating the life and legacy of Ken Hartung, R CITY is thankful to receive memorial gifts in his honor. Directed by Ken’s granddaughter Elizabeth, R CITY seeks to glorify God by building a path from cradle to career. The resilient youth served by R CITY are overcoming great adversity, including violence and economic hardship within their Chicago neighborhoods. Ken entered…

Join us at Boathouse Cafe to Build the Path

2017 has been an exciting year at R CITY and we are delighted to invite you to join us at the Humboldt Park Boathouse Cafe for an evening to help us build the path for our youth to continue walking from cradle to career to the Glory of God. Sunday, June 25,  4 PM- Cocktails  5 PM- Dinner Come and…

Spring at R CITY

At R CITY, our hearts are very, very full, reflecting the abundance of the year we have had so far with our beloved young people in Humboldt Park. And it’s only April! Here are some key highlights from this year so far. Ultimate Battle, which is R CITY’s how-much-HW-can-you-do-in-20-minutes competition, is now equipped with *prizes*.The “league leaders” in Homework Points, Helpfulness…

Quattro Development Builds the Path

One of the greatest joys of working at R CITY is to build relationships with our supporters and hear stories of why they choose to invest in our young people. The following conversation features Rob Walters from one of our business donors, Quattro Development: What does Quattro Development do? Quattro Development is a retail development company started in 2007 by Rob…

Harmony Health Plan Builds the Path

On February 27, 2017,  WellCare Health Plans, Inc. on behalf of its subsidiary Harmony Health Plan, Inc., disbursed $18,000 in the form of 13 micro-grants to community-based organizations. These micro-grants will support nonprofit organizations that provide crucial social services around transportation, behavioral health services, and youth programming. For a small, new community-based organization, micro-grants increase capacity for existing programs and…

Business Gifts Build the Path

With special thanks to Cambium Networks As a nonprofit organization, R CITY only exists through the goodwill of others. We are so grateful for each individual, each church, each foundation that builds the path for our children to walk from cradle to career. While each gift is special and heart-warming, gifts from businesses have unique meaning, using hard-earned profits for the good…

March Madness

As our mission says, we at R CITY continually seek to bring together the best of our city to build the path from cradle to career. Next month, we’re using March Madness as an excuse to party with some of our city’s best, our neighbors at Park Community Church – Logan Square. We can’t wait to open the River City doors wide…

The greatest gift of all

Christmas Day has passed, but the season of gratitude and celebration has not! We at R City are still moved by the incredible generosity of Vredenberg Foundation, The Good Board, and Shawn King in showering our young people with gifts this year. Words not enough to convey the joy, so please see for yourself in the pictures below. (Pictures have…

Have You Seen It?

This summer, our magnificent apprentices worked with professional video editors and software coders to document our time together.