“We know that with consistent ongoing in-depth support for years we can truly make a difference in the lives of these kids”
We invest in kids and provide them support “before possibility and hope leave their mind”. That is why we are part of the solution to decrease gun violence in Chicago.
Chris speaks about how important the consistent support of a Friend is to break the cycle of violence for Chicago's youth.
Our Chief Program Officer speaks about the importance of proactive intervention for Chicago's youth.
Chicago Forward talks to Friends of the Children - Chicago and others about crime prevention through mentorship
We are committed to empowering each of our youth to believe in themselves and achieve their goals.
How reading the right book changes everything!
Megan and Sabriya express themselves through art.
Mentors help Kanisha* and Keandra* embrace their Black Girl Magic
Amari* and Philicia* go to see the Obama Portraits
Maya is adventurous as she tries new things to find what she likes.
Brittanie and her Children join Ciara and Russell Wilson on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
For Friends of the Children, Black Lives Matter is more than a 'Moment.'
Our CEO, Terri Sorensen shares how lessons learned from the Great Recession were applied to the COVID-19 crisis.
A profile on founder Duncan Campbell and his devotion to philanthropy.