News & Events


Chicago Bulls Dish out a Pair of Assists at BUILD

February 9, 2020

We want to send a special thank you to Chicago Bulls point guard Ryan Arcidiacono and agent Joel Bell for coming out to BUILD and providing our youth with first-hand insight into…

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Behind the Scenes with BUILD Youth

February 9, 2020

We are proud of our Bridges to Pathways youth for writing, directing, acting in, and shooting their own short film! Their piece speaks out against bullying, and will premiere in…

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BUILDing Futures Hosts Wellness Session

February 9, 2020

Our BUILDing Futures team recently hosted a youth wellness session at BUILD Headquarters. Youth were able to enjoy a peaceful 60 minute yoga session and learn about mandalas and henna tattoos. The group also…

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Midnight Mingle Social For Our BG2W Participants

February 9, 2020

BUILD’s female focused program, BG2W, recently hosted their first midnight mingle social. This was the first time that participants from all five cohorts got to meet for a night full…

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BUILD Supports Invest South West Initiative

February 9, 2020

There was a lot of focus, excitement and intense conversation recently as organizations in Austin, Humboldt Park and North Lawndale came together to hear more about the Mayor’s plans to…

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Celebrating The Life Of Martin Luther King Jr.

January 23, 2020

BUILD staff, youth, neighborhood residents, the Chicago Police Department and several volunteers from Starbucks and Playworks came together on January 20 in celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King,…

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Can’t beat the Holiday Rush (University Medical Center)!

December 17, 2019

As long as anyone can remember, the Finance Team at Rush University Medical Center have had an amazing annual tradition: an internal holiday giving drive that starts nearly at Labor…

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Fall Harvest Fest At BUILD

October 22, 2019

Fall is such a beautiful time of year in Chicago, but it seemingly goes by in the blink of an eye. On October 19, we had a great opportunity to…

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BUILD Announces Kirsten Mallik as New Chief Development Officer

September 23, 2019

Kirsten Mallik comes to BUILD with over fifteen years of experience supporting non-profit organizations, from communications and messaging to annual, major gift, and capital campaign fundraising. She joins an active…

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BUILD Celebrates Donor Appreciation Week

September 13, 2019

This past week, we took time to honor and thank the people who make the mission of BUILD possible: our donors. Throughout Donor Appreciation Week, we highlighted the support of…

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