Chicago: Dreams for Kids
Dreams For Kids empowers at-risk youth and those with disabilities through dynamic leadership programs and life-changing activities that inspires them to fearlessly pursue their dreams and compassionately change the world. Dreams For Kids is empowering youth who live in poverty and those with disabilities, by uniting them with their peers, recognizing their abilities, and allowing their voices to be heard. The most isolated young people from every community are reminded they have something to give, and they are the solution- not the problem. For more information about Dreams For Kids, please click onto the following link… www.dreamsforkids.org
Comer Children’s Hospital
Comer Children’s Hospital is a state-of-the-art pediatric Level-I trauma center that receives about 400 children with severe injuries for emergency trauma care each year. Since its opening in 2004, Comer Children’s Hospital has provided comprehensive, innovative medical care to children of all social and economic backgrounds.
The 155-bed acute care hospital continues to unite advanced technology with a family-centered, kid-friendly philosophy to provide state-of-the-art care for all children.. The teams of pediatric experts use advanced diagnostic and medical techniques to care for children of all ages. Comers Childrens Hospital include an excellent Cancer & Robotics Centre,Epilepsy & Diabetes Centre and even an Adoption Center ,to name but a few.
For more information about Comer Children’s Hospital, please click onto the following link… www.uchicagokidshospital.org
Chicago Children’s Advocacy Centre
The diverse staff of the Chicago Children’s Advocacy Center works closely with the children and families to provide support and hope. In a culturally sensitive environment, these professionals serve as intake coordinators, family advocates, mental health counselors and specially trained forensic interviewers, all working as a team to bring hope & healing to Chicago’s abused children and restore lives.
Over 2000 reports of Child Sexual Abuse are made in Chicago every year. To a Sexually abused child…it’s not the monsters under the bed they have to worry about. Children have the right to feel Safe at Home & Free from Violence !!!
For more information about Chicago Children’s Advocacy Centre, please click onto the following link… www.chicagocac.org
Chicago: Make-A-Wish Foundation
Since 1980, the Make-A-Wish Foundation® has enriched the lives of children with life-threatening medical conditions through its wish-granting work. The Foundation’s mission reflects the life-changing impact that a Make-A-Wish® experience has on children, families, referral sources, donors, sponsors and entire communities. Make-A-Wish Foundation® is the largest wish-granting organization and has given over 250,000 children around the world, with life-threatening medical conditions …hope, strength and joy. For more information about, Make-A-Wish Foundation please click onto the following link… www.wish.org