By The Hand News

The Edvocate: The ‘Whole Child’ Approach

The Edvocate: The ‘Whole Child’ Approach

April 3, 2018

In partnership with one of our reading programs, Reading Horizons, By The Hand was featured in The Edvocate, a resource for educational change.  The article, part interview and part journal, outlines our unique wholistic approach to after-school programing. You can... Read More >

Comcast Newsmakers: Overcoming Barriers

Comcast Newsmakers: Overcoming Barriers

February 19, 2018

Our very own Allison Daze, Fund Development Manager, was invited to share the By The Hand mission on NBC’s Comcast Newsmakers program. Centrally focused on issue-based conversations, Comcast Newsmakers welcomes regional and national leaders to discuss ideas, assess community challenges... Read More >

Christmas trees distributed to families from The Christmas Ship

Christmas trees distributed to families from The Christmas Ship

December 5, 2017

By The Hand Club For Kids distributed fresh Christmas trees from The Christmas Ship, a program that delivers Christmas trees to youth volunteer workers and youth focused organizations every Christmas.  By The Hand, one of the recipient organizations, gives these... Read More >

Feature in ABC 7 News: Service Club Support

Feature in ABC 7 News: Service Club Support

October 30, 2017

ABC 7 News By Cheryl Burton The Service Club of Chicago has been making Chicago proud for more than a century. Founded in 1890, it’s one of the city’s oldest all-women’s philanthropic organizations. The money they raise helps other groups already... Read More >

Feature in WGN’s Hometown Voices: The Download at Lavergne’s in Berwyn

Feature in WGN’s Hometown Voices: The Download at Lavergne’s in Berwyn

October 24, 2017

Receiving Recognition By The Hand was recently awarded Allstate’s Helping Hands in the Community Grant for outstanding leadership in the community.  As a recipient of this grant By The Hand was recognized at the Berwyn Oktberfest in September.  Julie Heth,... Read More >

Feature in Decision Magazine: Taking the Gospel to Gangs

Feature in Decision Magazine: Taking the Gospel to Gangs

June 9, 2017

Taking the Gospel to the Gangs Decision Magazine By Joy Allmond Every Sunday, somewhere near South King Drive in Chicago, there are boys and girls unable to walk three blocks to the closest church because doing so would require them... Read More >

Featured in the Chicago Tribune editorial: Sizing Up Illinois

Featured in the Chicago Tribune editorial: Sizing Up Illinois

May 5, 2017

31 – Matters of the heart. By The Hand Club For Kids was featured in the Chicago Tribune as one of the state's most successful programs.Read More >

The John Buck Company Hosts Annual Spring Fling Benefit on Thursday, June 15, 2017

The John Buck Company Hosts Annual Spring Fling Benefit on Thursday, June 15, 2017

May 1, 2017

This year marks the event’s 29th anniversary with over $12.5 million raised for Chicago-area non-profit organizations. Chicago, IL – (May 1, 2017) –  The John Buck Company (JBC) invites real estate and business community friends to attend its 29th Annual... Read More >

12th Annual Spring Benefit raises more than $2.3 million

12th Annual Spring Benefit raises more than $2.3 million

April 20, 2017

More than $2.3 Million Generously Given For all of you who attended the 12th Annual By The Hand Club For Kids Spring Benefit, thank you! Your presence was an encouragement as we help our kids discover and pursue their God-given... Read More >