Donate

Our long term commitment to see youth from our community reach their full potential in life would not be possible without the support of donors. We ask you to put youth enrichment and education at the center of your charitable giving and watch your investment grow as tomorrow's leaders from Chicago's South Side succeed in school, college and careers! All donations go directly to youth programs.

Donate

See below how donor contributions have supported our mission in the past.

$1500
one year of UtmostU college support services
$1000
one student's summer pre-college immersion program
$500
STEM software upgrades for high school and middle school technology classes
$250
college campus tours for high school seniors
$150
cost of referees for Midnight Basketball programs
$50
art supplies or athletic equipment for after-school recreation

Volunteer

Our vision to foster growth and achievement through offering top-notch academics, enrichment and college services would not be possible without dedicated volunteers and partners who support our youth. By giving your most precious commodity, your time and passion, you can make a difference.


Sign Up

Below are examples of ways you may volunteer with us and support our youth.

  • Provide homework help after school
  • Mentor a college student
  • Volunteer at community events
  • Assist with college essays and applications
  • Assist with resume development and networking
  • Volunteer in our gardens
  • Participate in Career Day
  • Offer a shadow day at work or internship opportunities

In-Kind Donations

We also gladly accept donations in-kind. Some desired items are listed below. Feel free to check in with us about other items as in-kind gifts are always a huge help!

School supplies
Dormitory supplies
Sports equipment
Technology equipment
Garden supplies
Office supplies & equipment
Culinary supplies & equipment