Chicago Bulls Charities Announces 2014 Grant Recipients

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The Chicago Bulls announced on Tuesday that 13 Chicagoland nonprofit organizations will receive grants for the 2014-15 season. The grants were awarded to organizations that support underserved Chicagoans and share the Bulls’ commitment to youth education, health and wellness, and violence prevention. Five grants were made by Chicago Bulls Charities and eight grants were made through the Chicago Bulls Community Assist Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund. The Chicago Bulls Community Assist Fund, established in 2009, is supported with major funding from Chicago Bulls Charities, which is matched 50 percent by the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

Grants were awarded to the following organizations through the Chicago Bulls Community Assist Fund, a McCormick Foundation Fund: After School Matters; After-School All-Stars; City Year Chicago; Greater Chicago Food Depository; La Rabida Children’s Hospital; Marwen; Mercy Home; Youth Guidance. Chicago Bulls Charities awarded grants to the following organizations: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago; Bright Pink; Crushers Club; Gilda’s Club Chicago; SkyART (formerly the South Chicago Art Center). The grant ceremony coincided with #GivingTuesday, which harnesses the power of social media to create a national movement around the holidays dedicated to giving. To support Chicago Bulls Charities, fans can visit

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