By The Hand News

By The Hand Summer Reading Playoffs featured on CBS 2 Evening News

By The Hand Summer Reading Playoffs featured on CBS 2 Evening News

August 23, 2016

Students who stop reading over summer break can fall behind when school resumes. It is called the summer slide. By The Hand Club sponsored a challenge is to read The Clubhouse Mysteries Space Mission Adventure to digest the words and get to know the characters, CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole reports.Read More >

Gov. Rauner returns to By The Hand Club For Kids, Moving Everest Charter School

Gov. Rauner returns to By The Hand Club For Kids, Moving Everest Charter School

June 23, 2016

WHO: Gov. Bruce Rauner will visit By The Hand Club For Kids and Moving Everest Charter School WHEN: Thursday, June 23, 2016, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. WHAT:  Gov. Rauner visited By The Hand Club For Kids and Moving Everest... Read More >

By The Hand Club named one of the 2016 True Inspiration Award Winners

By The Hand Club named one of the 2016 True Inspiration Award Winners

June 3, 2016

We are honored to be one of the Chick-fil-A Foundation’s 2016 True Inspiration Award winners. We’re one of 22 organizations nominated by Chick-fil-A Operators and community foundations from across the country for supporting youth and being committed to shaping the next generation... Read More >

Their very lives are a declaration of hope!

Their very lives are a declaration of hope!

May 19, 2016

When people look at Chicago, they see children killing other children in our streets and they see children failing in school and some of these people think it’s hopeless. But we are here to say that it’s not.  Our hope... Read More >

11th annual Spring Benefit raises more than $2 million dollars

11th annual Spring Benefit raises more than $2 million dollars

May 19, 2016

For everyone who celebrated with us during our 11th Annual Spring Benefit—thank you!!!Read More >

By The Hand Club For Kids Featured on ABC News for Taking Care of 425 Kids During the Teachers’ Strike

By The Hand Club For Kids Featured on ABC News for Taking Care of 425 Kids During the Teachers’ Strike

April 1, 2016

By The Hand Club For Kids hosted 425 children in their facilities Friday, April 1, serving breakfast and lunch for a majority of the children who did not have any place to go during the day due to the Chicago... Read More >

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 >