Coming the fall of 2018: New carpenter shop and new culinary arts training. Slingshots is seeking to inspire and educate teens. Please consider becoming a monthly donor to Slingshots or make a one time donation to help teens in Chicago. Slingshots is a 501c3 non-profit organization.

Spiritual Guidance - Vocational Training - Emotional Support - Education Support Carpentry training Culinary Arts training Fashion Merchandising Computer lab Art space Basketball leagues Open gym Music room

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New Carpenter Shop for Slingshots

Slingshots will begin work on a new carpenter shop in July 2018. This carpenter shop will help teach teens the skills needed to work in the carpentry field. Slingshots received two grants that has helped make this carpenter shop possible. The Driskill Foundation and the Jordan Foundation is helping to make this training possible for

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Help us reach teens in Chicago

Hi Friends, Please help Slingshots reach teens in Chicago. We continue to help teens in vocational training (Carpentry/Fashion merchandising), education, emotional support and of course spiritual guidance. We are praying that God will help us do this all over the city of Chicago. For just over 2.5 million dollars a year we believe that we

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2017 School year hours

The school year will start in Chicago on September 5th. Slingshots will be open Monday – Thursdays from 3:00 – 6:00. Basketball on Thursday nights from 5:15 – 6:30. A program called AWANA will take place on Wednesday nights for all teens and their younger brothers and sisters from 6:45 to 8:30.


Slingshots Summer Hours Slingshots will be closed on Mondays during the summer. Tuesdays 2:00 Р5:00 Wednesday 2:00 Р5:00 Thursday 2:00 Р6:00 (basketball 4:30 Р6:00) Friday 2:00 Р5:00 Summer Hours will start on June 27th (Tuesday)

Slingshots Has Moved!

Slingshots has now moved! We are in our new location and it is amazing! We have increased 60 teens a week on average – now averaging over 210 teens a week and growing. We have added a Thursday night basketball program where over 60 boys have been playing. We are working toward adding a food

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