Chinatown 5K – Support team Project: VISION

Team PV races to raise $20,000 for Project: VISION in the 2018 Chinatown 5K & Youth Run on July 14th!

Be a part of Team Project: VISION at this year’s Chinatown 5K & Youth Run and make a difference for community youth! Whether you run, walk, or make a donation, you’ll be helping Project: VISION raise funds to support our free after school programs!

All proceeds will support our after school programs including homework tutoring, college and career readiness, and service and leadership activities, which will benefit 200 6th-12th grade students in Chinatown & Bridgeport during the 2018-2019 school year.

Chinatown Dragon Boat Race – Support team Project: VISION

Team PV races to raise $15,000 for Project: VISION in the 2018 Chicago Dragon Boat Race for Literacy in Chinatown on June 23rd!

This event brings together culture, sport and international flavors that blend a 2,500-year-old tradition with the fun and excitement of an outdoor festival. The team will work together to move in unison, combining strength and teamwork to row the dragon-headed boat and race to the finish.

If you want to paddle, register with Team PV and fundraise $500 to support our programs! This event is free for spectators! Please come cheer our team on!

All proceeds will support our after school programs including homework tutoring, college and career readiness, and service and leadership activities, which will benefit 200 6th-12th grade students in Chinatown & Bridgeport during the 2018-2019 school year.

Project: VISION – Support for community youths

Project: VISION – Support for community youths

Organizations that focus on development and support of youths are pillars in Chicago’s communities. Project: VISION is one such nonprofit organization that helps youths in the Chinatown and Bridgeport neighborhoods. Last month we had a chance to talk about Project: VISION with its executive director, Karen Chiu, and development coordinator, Sandy Guan.

Project: VISION was founded in 2003 by Chiu and four fellow co-founders. Chiu, a physician, was an active community volunteer in the Chinatown neighborhood in which she grew up. After volunteering for a youth program in between years at medical school, the experience gave her the idea of providing services for youth development in Chinatown and neighboring Bridgeport. Project: VISION focuses specifically on helping adolescents in the 12-18 year old range. Programs offered include after school homework tutoring, college workshops and ACT prep classes. In addition to these educational services, Project: VISION also creates programs to encourage students to get involved in community service and to develop leadership skills.

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