You are invited to Slingshots “A Ripple of Hope” Banquet on December 6, 2018. Our annual fundraising dinner will be hosted at Cafe La Cave 2777 Mannheim Rd, Des Plaines, IL 60018. The doors will open at 6:15 and we will begin at 7:00 pm. Many items will be at the silent table to raise funds
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The Driskill Foundation has provided a grant that will help Slingshots teach the needed culinary arts skills to teens. Our plan is to launch this training in the fall of 2018. Teens will learn the basic skills of cooking, learn their way around the kitchen, learn spices and many other skills that will prepare and
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
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
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 – 5:00 Wednesday 2:00 – 5:00 Thursday 2:00 – 6:00 (basketball 4:30 – 6:00) Friday 2:00 – 5:00 Summer Hours will start on June 27th (Tuesday)
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