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Grant Recipients


Grant Recipients of White Sox Charities and The White Sox Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund


Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities
Chicago
Chicago Baseball Cancer Charities (CBCC) supports cancer research, education and patient care programs at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Children's Memorial Hospital, with more than $12 million being donated since the organization's founding in 1970.

Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center at Northwestern University School of Medicine
Chicago
Grant supports the annual Survivor's Walk and Celebration which provides a unique opportunity to celebrate survivorship among cancer survivors, their families and friends and all those who have been touched by cancer.

Advocate Charitable Foundation Pediatric Oncology Survivorship in Transition Program (POST)
Oak Lawn, Ill.
Chicago White Sox Charities supports the POST (Pediatric Oncology Survivorship in Transition) program for survivors of childhood cancers to identify the late-effects of pediatric cancer and its treatment, and to enable survivors to lead healthy lives.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago
Chicago
Grant supports the site based program at Valentine Boys and Girls Club which provides Chicagoland at-risk youth with quality, high impact one-on-one mentoring relationships.

Gilda's Club
Chicago
Grant supports the club's Underserved Outreach Program in its commitment to reach medically underserved communities free of charge. This has included outreach activities in Chicago hospitals and medical centers, their Transportation Assistance Program, free supervised child play and bilingual materials.

Holy Cross-Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
Chicago
Grant supports the expansion of youth programs which increase awareness, understanding and practice of good nutrition habits, fitness and positive thinking and leadership among youth in the Back of the Yards community.

The Jackie Robinson Foundation
New York
Grant to underwrite a scholarship awarded to a Chicago-area college student. JRF's hands-on, four-year scholarship program includes peer and professional mentoring, internship placement, extensive leadership training, international travel and community service options, the conveyance of practical life skills and a myriad of networking opportunities.

Shore Community Services
Skokie
Grant supports the Early Intervention program which serves at-risk infants with drug or alcohol exposure to children with mild to serve delays through therapy and other services.

Special Children's Charities
Chicago
Grant is used to purchase uniforms for more than 3,400 Special Olympic athletes and coaches for the 2014 Chicago Special Olympics Spring Games.

After School Matters, Inc.
Chicago
Grant supports the school-year and summer apprenticeships in science, technology, literacy, health, and arts to over 13,000 teens from Chicago public high schools.

Beacon Therapeutic
Chicago
Grant supports the Family Assertive Community Treatment (FACT) Project. The project's focus is to mitigate the impact of homelessness on child development by improving the housing, health and well-being of homeless and at-risk young mothers and children.

Center on Halsted
Chicago
Grant supports the Youth Mental Health program which provides individual therapy, art therapy and group counseling to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender youth to help provide them with the tools needed to surmount the effects of the homelessness, poverty, homophobia and domestic violence they may face.

Chicago Children's Advocacy Center
Chicago
Grant supports the Mental Health program which provides crisis intervention and therapeutic services to children and family members traumatized by sexual abuse.

Chicago Parks Foundation
Chicago
Grant supports the Inner City Youth Baseball program which provides structured sports programing to youth in the Chicago housing authority's developments and low income neighborhoods.

Children's Home + Aid Society of Illinois
Chicago
Grant supports the Excellence Academies program which provides educational, mental health, and independent living support to foster care youth with special needs.

City Year, Inc.
Chicago
Grant supports the City Year program at Tilden Career Community Academy which places City Year Corps members in classrooms to provide in-school academic support and mentoring, in addition to after school programming for students most at risk of dropping out of school.

Gad's Hill Center
Chicago
Grant supports the Teen Connection program, an academically rigorous program that provides tutoring, mentors, college tours, retreats, financial aid assistance and college counseling for students that have the potential to achieve higher education but lack the support and resources needed to do so.

Girls in the Game
Chicago
Grant supports the After-School and Sports and Leadership Summer Camp programs which provides girls with sports and fitness activities, nutrition and health education and leadership development.

Greater Chicago Food Depository
Chicago
Grant supports Children's program which provides nutritionally balanced meals for children participating in after-school programs for 250,000 youth.

Instituto del Progresso Latino
Chicago
Grant supports the Escalera College Bridge program which provides weekly academic support and college preparation to help 55 at risk students meet and exceed high school graduation requirements and address barriers to post-secondary attainment.

Juvenile Protective Association
Chicago
Grant supports the Treatment and Counseling program which offers mental health services for families at risk for child abuse and/or neglect.

La Rabida Children's Hospital
Chicago
Grant supports the Premier Kids program which provides medical care, case coordination, development assessments, education planning, nutrition counseling and community referrals for more than 300 developmentally-delayed children with complex medical issues.

Ladder Up
Chicago
Grant supports the Higher Education Access Initiative which guides Chicago public school seniors and parents through the college financial aid process.

Mercy Home for Boys and Girls
Chicago
Grant supports the Academy program which is an after school initiative that tutors youth in math and reading, prepares them for post-graduation and offers life skills classes including financial literacy.

Metropolitan Family Services
Chicago
Grant supports the organization's Healthy Families program which provides home visits, parenting training and child abuse prevention education for low income parents ages 15-32.

Near West Side Community Development Corp
Chicago
Grant supports the Youth Zone Chicago program which provides physical activities for 700 low income youth promoting positive body image, nutrition, and healthy living.

Noble Networks Charter Schools
Chicago
Grant supports the College Access and Persistence program which provides mentorship, guidance on financial aid and scholarships, and social and emotional support to all alumni enrolled in post-secondary education to ensure college matriculation.

One Hope United Northern Region
Chicago
Grant supports the Wings Home Visiting program which works with pregnant and parenting teen moms who are at risk for child abuse/neglect due to stressors such as poverty and alcohol/substance abuse.

Posse Foundation
Chicago
Grant supports the Posse Chicago program which provides low-income youth with intensive college preparation workshops, full-tuition college scholarships, on-campus mentors, and career development activities.

Sarah's Inn
Oak Park, Ill.
Grant supports the Children's Counseling program providing art therapy and therapeutic counseling services to children and teens whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence.

Spectrios Institute
Wheaton, Ill.
Grant supports the Seeing is Believing program which provides low-vision services and prescriptive optical devices to visually impaired children in Chicago Public Schools.

Teen Living Programs
Chicago
Grant supports the Whole Health program which provides primary and mental health care, health education, and culinary-nutrition services to homeless youth ages 13-24.

Umoja Student Development Corporation
Chicago
Grant supports the College and Career Readiness program which provides college preparation, application, financial aid workshops, ACT preparation classes and college trips to low income students.

Youth Guidance
Chicago
Grant supports Becoming A Man (B.A.M.) program, a school-based counseling, mentoring and education enrichment program that promotes social, emotional and behavioral competencies in males at high risk violence and school dropout.