On September 23, 2016 at 1 p.m. we will be hosting the Kids’ Chance of Illinois Golf Tournament at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course in Alton, IL. For more information, check out our Events and Fundraising Page
We’re off to a great start this year! We received over 15 applications this semester and were able to successfully award six: four new and two renewals. Let’s see if we can’t double the number of scholarships for the spring semester!
On April 8, 2016, friends of Kids’ Chance Inc. of Illinois raised close to $600 for our Illinois scholarship fund! The Illinois Game Time Seminar Workshops held a raffle with the proceeds designated for Kids’ Chance. Our very own Toni Herwaldt won the raffle and rather than keeping the money, donated her prize without hesitation. Thank […]
The first Kids’ Chance chapter was started in Georgia in 1988. Since then, thirty-three states and 3 affiliates have organized Kids’ Chance programs and have collectively awarded over 5,479 educational scholarships and distributed over $14 million in scholarship funds to workers’ families.
Who can Illinois Kids’ Chance help?
- The 18-year old Illinois girl who dreamed of becoming a nurse, legal assistant or cosmetologist, who cannot now attend a vocational/technical school to learn a trade.
- The Illinois high school graduate who wanted to be the first in the family to obtain a college degree and now finds the college doors closed.
- The Illinois college student who began the goal to obtain a college degree but now has no funds to complete the journey.