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RPBG Charitable Giving – 2018

 

March 2018: RPBG Vice President Sarah Lisy Presents CMSA Staff with $1000 check for student Chrome Books

Once again in 2018, RPBG provided generous support to the Rogers Park community through a series of charitable donations. The organization directly contributed $7,300 to a variety of charitable causes and non-profit groups around the neighborhood. Members and Directors contributed thousands more out of their own pockets.

Friends of Sullivan, a non-profit organization founded and supported by RPBG members, contributed even more to local Rogers Park public schools. This includes more than $15,000 that individual RPBG members and other owners in the Rogers Park community donated in funds and services to help restore the Sullivan library with expanded functionality as a lounge , welcome center and working space (with state of the art furniture) for the school’s large population of students who speak English as a second language.

May 2018 Meeting Donation

May 2018 Gale Grows Kids campaign RPBG Presents $5000 check

The following is a tally of the direct and indirect giving from RPBG in 2018:

Charities –

  • Rogers Park Community Council – Fire emergency – $500
  • Willye White Advisory Council – Student Art Initiative – $100
  • Go Fund Me – Douglass Watts – $100

Community Events –

  • Loyola Park Advisory Council – Artists on the Wall – $250
  • Glenwood Arts Fest – Annual Street Festival – $500
  • R Public – Rogers Pork – $500

Non-Profit Groups –

  • Rogers Park Business Alliance – 25th Anniversary Fundraiser – $500
  • Rogers Park Business Alliance – Taste of Clark Street – $500
  • Rogers Park Historical Society – House Walk Sponsor – $250
  • Rogers Park Business Alliance – Dues – $150

Educational Initiatives –

  • Gale Grows Kids, NFP – On-Site Health Center – $2,000 ($5K total, including member contributions)
  • Field School – T-shirts for Test Week – $500 ($800 total, including member contributions)
  • Chicago Math and Science Academy – Chrome Books – $1,000
  • Kilmer School – Opera for All – $500
  • Jordan School – Back to School Bash – $200

Congratulations to all the worthy recipients of these awards, and thank you to all of the members of RPBG whose generosity made these gifts possible.

 

A short video highlighting some of RPBG's chartiable efforts of 2018

 

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