White Sox Volunteer Corps Transforms Community

 Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News More than 200 volunteers participated in the Chicago White Sox Volunteer Corps first major day of service for 2011 on Saturday, June 4 totaling 1,575 service hours. Fans, volunteers, and White Sox personnel worked together to help transform two local public schools and a Boys & Girls Club. Volunteers constructed 12 cubbies for classroom organization, two bench murals, planted ten planter beds, painted 62 murals representing school pride and Latino figures, and much more. Service locations included Crispus Attucks Elementary in Chicago’s Bronzeville community, John Spry Community School in Little Village and the Robert E. Wood Boys & Girls Club in Little Village. Members of the Volunteer Corps have participated in several events since its inception in 2009, including blood donor drives in partnership with the American Red Cross and food re-packing sessions at the Greater Chicago Food Depository. To learn more about the Chicago White Sox Volunteer Corps, visit www.chicago.whitesox.mlb.com.

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