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June Participant Spotlight

This month, we want to put the spotlight on Mashae! Mashae had been playing on the Lady Thunder team for the past 3 years and was an invaluable team member. She recently left the team, but we hope she’ll return before the summer ends.  Mashae didn’t stop at excelling on the field though. This young lady shined (and continues to shine) …

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Join Us for It All Starts With Us!

  Come show your support for community, kids, and peace  by attending our summer concert on Saturday June 27th (4-7pm)!  FEATURING:       It All Starts With Us is focused on prevention of youth violence in our community through the unity of volunteers, artists and residents.The proceeds from this concert will go towards supporting our summer program for Chicago’s …

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May Participant Spotlight

This month, we would like to put the spotlight on Dazmine! Coach Cooper has a few words below… “As the coach of the 15u Lost Boyz White Sox, I have the pleasure of working with some of the smartest, funniest, most talented kids I have ever met. All the boys in the group are special in their own ways, and …

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Join Us for an Easter Egg Hunt on April 4th!

Join Lost Boyz this Saturday, April 4th for an Easter Egg Hunt in Ashe Park starting at 12 noon! This event is for children ages 2-12 years old. Bring them out for a great time, special prizes, and a chance to meet the Easter Bunny! This is a rain or shine event, so please dress for the weather ​Location: 2701 East …

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Cosmos for a Cause Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended our Cosmos for a Cause Fundraiser! We hope you had agreat time and enjoyed learning more about Lost Boyz. Congratulations to all of our lucky raffle winners as well! You’ll be excited to know that thanks to you,we raised over $1,900! Funds raised will provide 16 young men between the ages of 13-18 on …

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COSMOS FOR A CAUSE – Fundraising Happy Hour

Join Lost Boyz at our annual networking fundraiser along with our friends, volunteers and supporters to engage in a social atmosphere that is sure to provide fun while supporting a worthy cause. When: Friday, February 27th Where:  Kroll’s South Loop (1736 South Michigan Avenue) Time: 6 p.m. –  9 p.m. Guests will enjoy food and drinks and have a chance …

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We Reached Our Goal!!

Each year on Thanksgiving, we all give thanks. On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we have the chance to get really great deals. Now, we also have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back.   On Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world came together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.   …

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Random Acts of Kindness Around Chicago

Jackie Robinson West recently captured the hearts of not only Chicagoans but of people around the world. Their historic victory demonstrated that Chicago’s inner city youth are not all committing random acts of violence.The thirteen players reminded us that not every boy living on the South Side of Chicago is a thug, drug dealer or gang banger. As so eloquently …

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Annual Civil War Day at the DuSable Museum

2nd Annual Civil War Family Day: The Battle of Nashville This year marks the 150th anniversary of the historic 1864 Battle of Nashville which took place during the Civil War. According to the Wikipedia article, “The Battle of Nashville was a two-day battle in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign that represented the end of large-scale fighting in the Western Theater of the American Civil …

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July Spotlight

GO Sydney! We’re really glad to have you as part of the team and can’t wait to see your skills next summer. The Reds team ended the season with 10 Wins, 6 Losses, and 2 Ties.