The Planning for the Future Initiative

What happens when a child loses a parent to a work-related fatality? How do families cope with a dramatic decrease in income because Mom or Dad cannot return to work due to an injury? In many cases, pursuing higher education seems unattainable. No student should be denied the opportunity to pursue an education due to […]

NCCI Presents Kids’ Chance Donations at State Advisory Forums

NCCI has been presenting donations to Kids’ Chance state organizations across the country. NCCI is proud to be a Kids’ Chance of America partner as well as to support the state organizations individually. Illinois State Advisory Forum Featured in this picture are Terri Robinson, NCCI’s State Relations Executive for IL, Jennifer Wright and Lisa Ulrich of Kids’ […]

The New Kids’ Chance Video is Here

Just a few months ago, volunteers, supporters and leaders gathered in Virginia for the Annual Meeting and 10th Anniversary Celebration. We have grown exponentially in number of organizations, dollars, and reach. We are proud to share with you today a video that showcases some of the talented, dedicated volunteers who make Kids’ Chance of America […]

Kids’ Chance Awareness Week 2017

Kids’ Chance believes that we can make a significant difference in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. In 2016, scholarship applications increased significantly but we know there are more students in need of assistance. Kids’ Chance Awareness Week is designed to increase our […]

KCOI Receives a Boost of Encouragement!

This a response we received from emailing high school counselors to inform them of our scholarship opportunities: Thank you. I wish this had been around when I was in HS. My father was killed on the job when I was young. I never thought I could go to college because we could not afford it.  […]

City of Chicago Supports Kids’ Chance Awareness Week!

Kids’ Chance of America believes that a significant difference can be made in the lives of all children affected by a workplace injury by helping them pursue and achieve their educational goals. Both the City of Chicago and State of Illinois have recognized the importance of this issue and have partnered with the Illinois Chapter […]