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May 2020

BUILD Annual Gala

May 1, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Navy Pier

We invite you to join us this year at BUILD’s Annual Gala - BUILDing Bigger Dreams. We will be honoring the hard work of thousands of Chicago’s youth who, thanks to BUILD, are moving from despair to hope, and from dropping out of school to becoming young leaders. We would be so grateful for your leadership gift and presence at this very special event. Join hundreds of enthusiastic guests who will gather at the Aon Grand Ballroom at Navy Pier…

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June 2020

2020 BUILD DoGoodApalooza!

June 15, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$25.00

Eat! Drink! Do Good! Join the party at Lagunitas Brewery located at 2607 W 17th St, Chicago, IL 60608 and help give back and help support life-saving art, music, and educational programs for kids caught in the crossfire of Chicago’s gang violence crisis. Since 1969, BUILD Chicago has helped over 100,000 kids realize for themselves that they have the poise and power to stay in school, out of gangs, and on a path to career success and community leadership. Purchase your…

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September 2020

Youth-led Drive Thru Fundraising CARWASH!

September 3, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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$7

September 3rd, bring your set of wheels through BUILD for that car wash you've been meaning to get! And feel good about it! 100% of proceeds will go directly to support youth! *All COVID safety precautions will be taken. Email Terrence Smith at terrencesmith@buildchicago.org for more information

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Labor Day Weekend Activities

September 4, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 7, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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Summer in Chicago may be coming to an end, but Labor Day weekend is full of ways to enjoy the final days of sunshine and warm weather. Celebrate the end of the season with BUILD as we will be offering community walks, sports, mural making, STEAM workshops, and more throughout the entire weekend.   Click Here to Sign Up!

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Strides for Peace: Race Against Gun Violence

September 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

The Race Against Gun Violence (RAGV) raises awareness and funds for community organizations working for a more peaceful Chicago where all can thrive, free from the fear of gun violence. With Covid-19 increasing hardship in the very same communities contending with gun violence, RAGV is an opportunity to choose hope, support the life-changing work of nonprofits like BUILD and provide a platform for people who care about ending gun violence. This year, join BUILD youth like Latee, staff, and supporters…

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Austin Peace Ride

September 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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Join BUILD as we ride through the West Side to promote peace in our community! We will meet at BUILD campus at 9am, ride-off is at 10am. All ages are welcome. Water and light snacks will be provided. Community resources, census, and voter registration information will be available! Register today at https://bit.ly/32SGagK. Please bring your bike. *Limited Divvy bikes will be available on a first come first serve basis. Request through registration link! BUILD is partnering with Equiticity and the…

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October 2020

Sip & Paint: BUILD’s Community Art Night Series

October 9, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
BUILD, 5100 W Harrison St.
Chicago, IL 60644 United States
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$35

Join us for the first "Sip & Paint" event supporting BUILD's annual art show! This painting event is led by BUILD's Manager of Arts Academy programs Ric Miranda, and gives you a chance to have fun and let your creativity shine--all while supporting Chicago's youth. Upon registration you will be asked to submit a design you like, and our Arts team will trace it onto a canvas so it's ready to paint upon arrival! Tickets are $35 and can be…

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January 2021

Zumba with BUILD’s Associate Board

January 25 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$20

Start the New Year with a fitness boost in the comfort of your home! Join members of BUILD’s Associate Board every Monday night from 5:30 - 6:30 in January for virtual, Zoom fitness training. Choose from Yoga Sculpt, Body Weight HIIT, Boxing and Zumba – or take them all! Each class is $20.00. Register for all four and get a discounted rate of $60.00. Register now and get healthy with us! Registration Link For more information, contact marcoguerrero@buildchicago.org or at…

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February 2021

BUILD Presents: The Black Table 2021

February 8 @ 10:00 am - February 12 @ 5:00 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, BUILD is proud to once again present The Black Table, an annual event that brings together many of Chicago’s most accomplished Black leaders to share their stories with promising Black youth from across metropolitan Chicago. In the past, we’ve held the event as a luncheon at WLS-TV studios. This year, leaders recorded videos posted on BUILD’s website where they can be viewed by all interested youth - many of whom will participate in moderated…

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Virtual Sip N’ Paint Community Art Series

February 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$50

Join BUILD Feb. 12th for this awesome virtual event—to paint your own masterpiece! Turn your favorite room of the house into an art studio, as pre-sketched canvas and supplies are delivered to your door! The event will consist of 90 minutes of live art instruction on Zoom, with BUILD's Arts Academy Manager and Chicago artist Ric Miranda! All proceeds benefit BUILD's Art Academy programs and the 2021 Art Show "Purposed for this Moment". Invite a friend and paint together—virtually! You…

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