The Soccer Ball is Urban Initiatives' annual fundraiser to support the health and education soccer program Work to Play. Each year, hundreds of supporters, business leaders, and friends gather for an evening of food, drinks, and dancing to support the work we do for Chicago's kids.
January 24, 2014
River East Art Center in Chicago
Tickets are $125 in advance and include cocktails, food stations, music, and an auction
Please email Julie at Urban Initaitives for more information.
Each year, Urban Initiatives presents an award to the partner that displays the teamwork and generosity that are such a part of our work.
This award is presented to a person or organization that demonstrates exceptional service and positive impact on children and families in Chicago's underserved communities.
2014: Tim Cawley
2013: Chicago Cubs Charities
2012: Chicago Fire Foundation
2009: Arne Duncan
Starting in 2012, the Soccer Ball also awarded the Troy Cameron Team Captain Award to a Take the Lead program participant who displays exemplary leadership.
2014: Xitlalith Cerda
2013: Taquan Harrison
2012: Thomas Durr