58 people are interested
Golf Classic Committee
58 people are interested
Every year the Big Shoulders Fund holds its annual Golf Classic. This year the 14th Annual Golf Classic is being held at Olympia Fields Country Club . The event benefits thousands of inner-city youth, regardless of religious or ethnic background, with scholarships that are vital for providing a quality, faith based education in a safe environment in Chicago's most underserved communities. We are looking for volunteers to help with any of the following aspects of the Golf Classic:
- Plan the event
- Recruit sponsors
- Solicit donations for raffle and auctions
- Find foursomes
- Help run the event on August 11, 2014
About The Big Shoulders Fund
212 W. Van Buren, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60607, US
Big Shoulders Fund is an independent charitable organization that serves inner-city Catholic schools which provide a quality, values-based education for Chicago’s children, thereby contributing to stronger communities.
Big Shoulders Fund was founded in 1986 as an organization to help support Chicago’s inner-city Catholic schools. Many of our students face disruptive family situations, gangs, crime, drugs, poverty, and racism. Of the nearly 20,000 children enrolled in the 75 schools - 61 elementary and 14 high schools - Big Shoulders support, 80% are minorities, and 66% are living at or below the poverty level and 32% are not Catholic. Today, Big Shoulders has expanded upon that initial strategic vision by taking a proactive rather than supporting role in four major areas - scholarships and enrichment, operational improvements, academic programs, and leadership development - with the goal of not just strengthening schools, but whole communities, and preparing students for life-long success.
By supporting these schools, Big Shoulders strives to provide Chicago with a new generation of competent, well-educated and ethically responsible citizens who will become the future leaders of our city; give children a daily environment that will help teach them to be caring and trusting adults, and foster stability within communities through concerned local schools. This investment is paying off with 96% of students graduating high school, 86% of scholars matriculating on to college, 92% making it to their sophomore year of college, and alums having jobs by 25, voting and giving back with their time, talent and treasure at twice the national average.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
September 15, 2021
- People 55+