By The Hand News

By The Hand Club hosted Prayer Summit on March 5

By The Hand Club hosted Prayer Summit on March 5

March 14, 2016

We had a wonderful Prayer Summit this past Saturday. For those of you who joined us, thank you, it was great to have you pray for our children, families and staff. What a rich time it was! For those of... Read More >

Chicago Tribune calls By The Hand Club “Exhibit 1” in Chicago Can Do This!

Chicago Tribune calls By The Hand Club “Exhibit 1” in Chicago Can Do This!

October 3, 2015

For two years the Tribune’s ‘New Plan of Chicago’ series has explored the city’s intertwined challenges — failing schools, violent streets, faltering neighborhoods. These pernicious problems don’t topple to a single solution, but they can be whittled away, child by... Read More >

By The Hand Club & Moving Everest Ribbon Cutting

By The Hand Club & Moving Everest Ribbon Cutting

August 20, 2015

Want to move a mountain? Learn how at By The Hand Club & Moving Everest ribbon cutting Chicago, Aug. 20, 2015 – West Side children, parents, friends, neighbors and public officials cut a ribbon Thursday in the Austin community, celebrating... Read More >

Register for Sheridan Road’s 5K/10K on June 25, 2015 to benefit By The Hand Club

Register for Sheridan Road’s 5K/10K on June 25, 2015 to benefit By The Hand Club

May 22, 2015

The 1st annual Truck It 5K/10K took place at the Stadium Green.Read More >

10th Annual Spring Benefit raises $2 million

10th Annual Spring Benefit raises $2 million

April 29, 2015

Thank you for helping us raise $2 million dollars at our 10th Annual Spring Benefit.Read More >

Gov. Rauner helps break ground for 2nd By The Hand in Austin

Gov. Rauner helps break ground for 2nd By The Hand in Austin

January 30, 2015

Gov. Rauner helps break ground for 2nd By The Hand in Austin January 30,2015 Chicago, Ill, Jan. 30 – Governor Bruce Rauner, Congressman Danny Davis and Alderman Emma Mitts (37) led a host of education, community and church leaders in... Read More >

Bears Players Donate Clothes News Reel

Bears Players Donate Clothes News Reel

October 19, 2014

D.J. Williams, Brandon Marshall and Tim Jennings empty out their closets and donate their clothes and Chicago Bears gear to deserving area kids.Read More >

Bears Players Donate Clothes

Bears Players Donate Clothes

October 6, 2014

D.J. Williams, Brandon Marshall Empty Closets for Kids at Cabrini-Green NEAR NORTH — Fifteen members of By The Hand Club For Kids went home with fresh sneakers, hats, jackets and Chicago Bears gear straight from the closets of some of... Read More >

75 runners raise $65,000 running the Chicago Half Marathon

75 runners raise $65,000 running the Chicago Half Marathon

September 21, 2014

We want to thank the 75 runners in this year’s Chicago Half Marathon & 5K, including 25 of our students. They raised over $65,000 through individual and team fundraising. One of our awesome runners vowed to eat a doughnut every... Read More >

Donnita receives Urban Heroes Award

Donnita receives Urban Heroes Award

September 19, 2014

Donnita receives Urban Heroes Award September 18, 2014 Moody Bible Institute and the Salvation Army Kroc Center awarded Donnita Travis, founder of By The Hand, the Urban Heroes Award on Thursday, for her more than thirteen years of pouring into... Read More >