Fall Fest 2022

Kelly Hall YMCA 824 N Hamlin Ave, Chicago, IL

Thursday, October 27, 2022 - 5 PM to 8 PM Join BUILD, Kelly Hall YMCA, and West Humboldt Park Development Council for Fall Fest 2022! This free event will have games, food, a costume contest, face painting, BINGO, and more! To attend, you must pre-register by visiting: https://bit.ly/3Sbmign Download Flyer English Spanish Accepting Candy Donations and Volunteers!…

Halloween at BUILD

BUILD 5100 W Harrison St., Chicago, IL

Trick or Treat in our South Austin Neighborhood! Put on your costumes and bring your family out for Trick-or-Treating with BUILD! We will be passing out candy (while supplies last) outside of our opening-soon headquarters (Start at Leamington and Congress) on Halloween from 4-6 PM.  Questions? Call BUILD at 773-227-2880

Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

We look forward to celebrating Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with our youth this month. Our young people will learn about building an ofrenda (altar), decorating calaveras (sugar skulls), play games, make music, and learn about a treasured tradition that goes back thousands of years!

BUILD In-Person Job Fair

Bethel New Life 4950 N. Thomas, Chicago

Thursday, November 10th 12-5 PM Over 22 full-time and part-time public service positions available: • Violence Intervention • Prevention & Education • Youth Enrichment • Clinical & Community Wellness • Accounting/Finance Benefits: • Competitive Compensation • Match retirement plan • Employer paid short-term disability & vision Insurance Medical & Dental Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Wellness & Vacation time Send your Resume…

Veterans Day Community Pop-up

Corner of North Ave and Kedzie

BUILD will be honoring veterans with a Veterans Day Community Pop-up this Friday! Join us on the corner of North Avenue & Kedzie from 12 - 3 PM.   

BUILD Annual Coat Drive

We are once again partnering with RSM US for our annual Coat Drive!For many of our youth and their families, finding a warm coat that fits is a crucial challenge each year. Without one, a young person can struggle to go to school, attend BUILD programs, escape dangerous situations, or stay healthy. A good coat can mean hope and safety,…

Thanksgiving Food Distribution

BUILD will again host a food distribution in partnership with our Board and will be providing turkeys and holiday boxes for 250 families! If you are in need of food or know someone in need, please tell them about this opportunity. And, if you would like to serve during this event, please contact melissamorre@buildchicago.org

8th Annual BUILD Flag Football Turkey Bowl

Columbus Park Field 500 S. Central Ave. Chicago, IL 60644

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 10 AM - 3 PM Join us for a day of Flag Football right before Thanksgiving! The Annual BUILD Turkey Bowl is on November 23 at Columbus Park. There will be 3 youth games (11-15 Yrs) and 1 adult game (18+). Refreshments will be served! All are welcome! Join the fun!…

Tree Lighting Holiday Parade & Winter Fest

Madison & Laramie

We are excited to join the Austin Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Chicago Police 15th District for the Annual Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting Festival on Friday, December 2nd! Come out and enjoy the annual parade, live entertainment and warm refreshments!