#GivingTuesday

You’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but what about #GivingTuesday? We are so excited to be a part of this international movement! Make sure to come celebrate with us on November 28--we will serve warm chili, share what we do, hear stories from children and volunteers, and celebrate the vibrant community we've created at Strive! RSVP through Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/events/524702027895019/?notif_t=plan_user_invited&notif_id=1510687437391242) or through this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1SzJukIB4gD6YXhtNhi-U5teP5t8USUBmCLo1_l6BwKI/edit. 

What we do

Strive Tutoring is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational services center for students in grades 1-12 located in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. We have been providing free educational support, customized tutoring, and enrichment activities to youth from Chicago’s South Side neighborhoods for over 20 years.

Strive offers a free summer program for the month of July. Students participate with their peers in engaging hands-on learning activities, while practicing applied math, reading, writing, and art. They make culinary creations in the kitchen, go on field trips, and explore various topics from nutrition to Ancient Greece. The end of the program is marked with a Summer Show- case & BBQ, in which students display their work, perform in a program open to parents and family members, and feast with all who are present!
We provide free one-to-one tutoring and extracurricular activities to kids on Chicago's South Side. We pair students and volunteer tutors based on a student's needs and a tutor's strengths. Students choose one or two weekly sessions to attend.

After-School Strive Pod

Strive Pod is our after-school small-group tutoring and enrichment program. Each Pod has 4-6 students of similar age and grade, guided by a supportive Pod Preceptor who offers academic assistance and facilitates enrichment activities. Chess tournaments, baking and art projects, science experiments, and outdoor play are some of the things Pods do. Positive peer relationships are emphasized in Strive Pod as a key aspect of children’s healthy, holistic development.

Thanks to the generosity of community partners, we are proud to offer ALL of our programs free-of-charge!

5001 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago IL

Strive is located in the residential Kenwood neighborhood and operates out of in donated space at the Ellis Avenue Church.

The building is a converted mansion located on the S/E corner of 50th Street and Ellis: 5001 S.Ellis Avenue. The building has an iron fence and is made of white/tan brick. If you feel lost, just call us: 773.268.4910 and we'll come out to the porch to greet you.

773.268.4910

staff@strivetutoring.org

5 hours ago

“When I first came by and visited Strive, I absolutely loved the idea of working on a weekly basis, developing a relationship with a younger student and seeing them grow in their academics.
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Giving Tuesday Celebration

Have you RSVPd to our GivingTuesday Celebration? We'll be serving warm chili, sharing what we do, hearing stories from children and volunteers, and celebrating the vibrant community we've created at ... See more

We will serve warm chili, share what we do, hear stories from children and volunteers, and celebrate the vibrant community we've created at Strive!

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Strive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit ... See more

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Look at Strive grow!

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“Two years ago, I had a group of kids in a Strive Pod, and someone, coming back from getting supplies, decided it would be really funny to sneak through the second hidden door in our classroom and ... See more

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Giving Tuesday Celebration

We will serve warm chili, share what we do, hear stories from children and volunteers, and celebrate the vibrant community we've created at Strive!

Who?
Strive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit ... See more

We will serve warm chili, share what we do, hear stories from children and volunteers, and celebrate the vibrant community we've created at Strive!

Who?
Strive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit ... See more

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Your generous donations keep Strive's doors open to children from Chicago's South Side. For some of them, Strive is the only safe space they know. Make Strive part of your GivingTuesday plan, or give ... See more

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