By The Hand News

June 9th is Children’s Day

June 9th is Children’s Day

June 9, 2013

For over 150 years in America, the second Sunday of every June has been set aside for our children. This year, please join us as we pray for their safety—and for the violence in Chicago to end.Read More >

By The Hand Club Opens $6 million Center in Austin

By The Hand Club Opens $6 million Center in Austin

June 4, 2013

We feel blessed and humbled as our kids, along with several dignitaries, families, friends and staff, “crossed over” from our old building to a gleaming new $6 million, 26,000-square-foot center that is being called the “gem of Austin.” The nationally... Read More >

Dwyane Wade opens iPad reading lab

Dwyane Wade opens iPad reading lab

March 28, 2013

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and their defending NBA champion teammates have been full of pleasant surprises for their fans this season. Wade had another surprise for young Chicago students when he visited the “By The Hand Club” on Oak Street.... Read More >

Malik accepted to 20 colleges with three full-ride scholarships

Malik accepted to 20 colleges with three full-ride scholarships

March 1, 2013

Shortly after joining By The Hand Club in 3rd grade, Malik started making really good grades. He kept that up until his 8th-grade year when his friends started calling him names like nerd and lame. So to fit in, he... Read More >

By The Hand given the Make It Better award

By The Hand given the Make It Better award

February 11, 2013

It really does take a village. Fact—kids do better academically, socially, spiritually and emotionally when they are surrounded by a support system invested in their development. By The Hand Club For Kids is just that—a program in some of Chicago’s... Read More >

Director of By The Hand Club For Kids named as Chicagoan of the Year

Director of By The Hand Club For Kids named as Chicagoan of the Year

December 11, 2012

For the 19th consecutive year Chicago magazine honored its Chicagoans of the Year, six individuals who have made amazing things happen in the city this year. The magazine celebrated their achievements at its annual Chicagoans of the Year Luncheon at... Read More >