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Chicago Blackhawk Charities announce 2010-11 grant recipients

by Chicago Blackhawks / Chicago Blackhawks
The Chicago Blackhawks and the McCormick Foundation announced today that over $1 million will be granted to 25 local nonprofit organizations by the Chicago Blackhawk Charities and through the Chicago Blackhawks Community Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund. Grant recipients will be acknowledged on the United Center ice between the first and second periods tonight when the Blackhawks host the Dallas Stars.

Chicago Blackhawk Charities will grant over $535,000 to 11 recipients providing vital services to those in need. Through a unique partnership with the McCormick Foundation, the Chicago Blackhawks Community Fund is supported by a major grant from Chicago Blackhawk Charities and matching funds provided by the McCormick Foundation. Through the Chicago Blackhawk Community Fund, an additional 14 agencies will receive $645,000 in grants.

The 25 community organizations selected for the 2010-11 season are Adaptive Adventures, the Amateur Hockey Association of Illinois, the American Hearing Impaired Hockey Association, BUILD, Inc., Chicago Jesuit Academy, Chicago Lighthouse, Children’s Home and Aid, Christ the King Jesuit College Preparatory School, Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago, Common Threads, Community Television Network, Dreams For Kids, Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago, Girls and Boys Town of Chicago, Girls in the Game, Hope Institute Learning Academy, Maywood Fine Arts, Midtown Educational Foundation, Neighbors’ Development Network, Nettelhorst Community Group, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Robert Crown Center for Health Education, Snow City Arts Foundation, Teen Living Programs, and Women’s Treatment Center.

As the official charity of the Blackhawks, Chicago Blackhawk Charities, believes in a series of fundamental principles that collectively serve to support local citizens and better the lives of young people in and around the city of Chicago. In promoting health, fitness and teamwork, aiding at-risk children, and facilitating positive educational experiences, Chicago Blackhawk Charities works alongside organizations entrenched in the community and committed to similar objectives.
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