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 […]

Governor Rauner and Mayor Emmanuel Designate November 14-18 Awareness Week!

We have received a State of Illinois Proclamation from Governor Rauner, and a City of Chicago Proclamation from Mayor Emmanuel, which designate November 14-18, 2016 as Kids’ Chance Awareness Week!  Kids’ Chance Awareness Week is designed to increase our visibility through special outreach events that will spread the word about Kids’ Chance scholarship opportunities. Share why you’re a […]

Awareness Week 2016 – November 14-18

Save the Date!  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. Cumulatively, since their inception in 1988, Kids’ Chance organizations have awarded 5,479 scholarships totaling almost 14 million dollars. In 2015, scholarship applications increased […]

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, Sue Baxter-Pflederer and Lisa Ulrich of Kids’ Chance of […]

KCOI Awards Six Fall Scholarships!

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!

The Illinois Game Time Seminar Workshops

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 […]