Opportunity Details

Families, Low-income Communities

Age Minimum (with Adult): 18+, Minimum Age:18+

Read-with-Me at the Boys & Girls Club

Share your love of reading with young children attending an after school community center. You’ll partner/group with a student(s), age 6 to 8 year old, to read a book and then complete a related activity that promotes self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship skills and responsible decision making. With your support, children will be encouraged to have positive attitudes towards learning, social interactions and community impact.

  • Easy El access: Red Line

Partner: The Pedersen-McCormick Boys & Girls Club has been an anchor of hope, fun and stability in the lives of Chicago’s Uptown Community youth since 1958. The Club today serves 1,000 members annually and 250 members age 6-18 daily. The facility is one of the largest Clubs and features some exceptional programs not offered at any other Club location. The Boys and Girls Club has been a partner with Chicago Cares since 1993. This is the only program at this site.
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