By The Hand News

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 >

Donnita named <em>Today’s Chicago Woman’s</em> 100 Women of Inspiration

Donnita named Today’s Chicago Woman’s 100 Women of Inspiration

July 2, 2014

Donnita Travis named one of Today’s Chicago Woman’s 100 Women of Inspiration Today’s Chicago Woman – July 1, 2014 After a brief hiatus, TCW’s 100 Women feature was revived three years ago. Between 100 WOMEN MAKING A DIFFERENCE in July... Read More >

By The Hand Service Day in honor of Evan

By The Hand Service Day in honor of Evan

June 13, 2014

By The Hand Club For Kids pushes to clean up Austin in memory of little boy CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) – Two year old Evan Samata was struck and killed by a car on June 19, 1992. On Thursday, he... Read More >

Evan’s Life Foundation gives $500,000 to By The Hand

Evan’s Life Foundation gives $500,000 to By The Hand

January 6, 2014

Couple close chapter on charity named for son January 2, 2014 Closure never really comes for parents who lose a child. But sometimes, life begins anew. Greg and Pat Samata of Barrington lost their 2-year-old boy, Evan, on June 20,... Read More >