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Flexible Schedule
 
Make a difference on your own time. Our schools and students have many needs, and your support makes a world of a difference.

SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

ONE DAY OF SERVICE
 
Our service days range from three to six hours on Saturday mornings, and we hold them year-round all across Chicago.
ONE HOUR
 
Big Shoulders Fund mentors meet with students monthly at the school site and serve as a positive adult role model to further encourage academic growth.
TEACH A CLASS
 
Big Shoulders Fund Stock Market Programs bring business professionals into the classroom to teach financial literacy.

WHY JOIN
BIG SHOULDERS FUND

We Build
 
On average, 5,000 children receive scholarships to have access to a quality, values-based education.
Our Schools Work
 
Big Shoulders Fund high schools have a 96 percent graduation rate. 85 percent of all graduating scholars have enrolled in college.

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Trusted Giving
 
Big Shoulders Fund has received a 4-star rating for the past 11 years from Charity Navigator. Chicago Magazine named Big Shoulders Fund  as one of their top 20 Best Charities to support.
Building Communities
 
Big Shoulders Fund provides support to inner-city schools in the neediest areas of Chicago. 
We Support
 

20,000 students in 76 schools across the city of Chicago. 66 percent of our families are low-income.

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