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Our Mentors and Partners

With mentor support, students develop a broader understanding of establishing goals and taking advantage of future opportunities. By working with school faculty and local area partners, we’ve designed dynamic interactive activities, presentations, educational worksheets and projects to engage students to reinforce and sustain learning.

 

 

Our Mission

Despite the curveballs that may come their way, everyone should be given a chance in life regardless of resources or geography. The Wood Family Foundation facilitates relationships that provide support and opportunities to empower youth and their families to succeed in life.

 

 

Together We Win

Pitch In has given my grandson the confidence to lead others and speak in front of groups of people.

Pitch In Grandmother

Jaylon has made new friends, bonded with his peers and become more independent since joining Pitch In.

Pitch In Mother

I was really blessed and impressed that Kerry and Sarah were both so down to earth, and working in the trenches with all the volunteers.  Ever since then, I try to help out and support WFF whenever I can, and mentoring for Pitch In is one way I can help.

Mentor April Griffith
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The Latest Pitch In News!

Paddleboarding on Montrose Beach

August 6th, 2018|

Last Friday 8th Grade Pitch In students had the privilege of going paddle boarding with the Chill Foundation and Kayak Chicago. We started the day with a brief lesson on how to paddle board and

Pitch In Painting

July 27th, 2018|

This week’s craft our 4th through 6th grade got creative while painting colorful wind chimes! Each student brought to life wooden pineapples, fish, hot air balloons, or flowers. These beautiful artworks will be a part

Pitch In Lends A Helping Hand

July 27th, 2018|

Last week our 4th through 6th graders went on a field trip to the Chicago Urban Art Retreat Center in North Lawndale. This center was organized to provide an opportunity for community service to individuals in

Pitch In Summer Camp Fun!

July 20th, 2018|

  Starting last week, Pitch In Summer Camp is in full swing! Students are getting used to a daily routine including morning yoga, learning a Spanish word of the day, and watering the Pitch In

Step Right Up for the Carnival!

June 15th, 2018|

Today Pitch In hosted our 4th annual end of year carnival. This year carnival was Luau themed complete with inflatable palm trees, toucans and leis. The students participated in carnival fun games including 'Dunking Ducky',

Dr. Whuu visits Pitch In!

May 18th, 2018|

  Last week Pitch In 5th graders learned life forms move in cycles. We're born, nurtured, we grow, we get old, and then we go back into the soil, and its the same for plants! 

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