Help us close the gap for youth in our programs in need of school supplies this Fall! Your generous gift is tax deductible. Donate here. Interested in donating items in-kind? Items must be in NEW condition. Contact leah@heartofthecitysports.org to coordinate an item drop-off. Thank you for your support!

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In addition to providing virtual programming to keep youth active, connected to their coach-mentors and on track with their post-secondary goals, we have identified food security as a critical need for our families. Most recently, we provided nearly 500 meals to Heart of the City families through a partnership with Green Town Tavern. We assembled…

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Congratulations to Heart of the City Board Member, coach, and volunteer extraordinaire David Motley on being named Volunteer of the Year at the 2020 Illinois Youth Soccer award banquet.  David, thank you so much for all that you do for Heart of the City. We would not be where we are today as an organization without your hard…

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We are so proud to announce that our U19 girls took second place in the Dimitri Cup this weekend in Naples, FL! They played with great courage and resiliency. We are looking forward to taking what we have learned here and building on this success. It was a great weekend of soccer, travel & friendship!!

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Congratulations to our very own Executive Director, Scott McLellan, for receiving a 2020 Drum Major Award as a Champion of Youth Services at the Waukegan Township‘s Dr. MLK Jr. Dreamer’s Breakfast!!  The event honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by recognizing individuals in our community who have shown outstanding service in…

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