Spark Chicago students and their Spark mentors Bay Area Spark student Kheilaun and his mentor Empowering apprenticeships for middle schoolers Empowering apprenticeships for middle schoolers

Spark Program, Inc.

Org #15473
Vetted since 2013
2004
year founded
$9,970
raised on GlobalGiving
5
years fundraising
1
projects funded

Mission

Spark inspires 7th, 8th and 9th graders in underserved communities to succeed in high school and beyond by engaging them with mentors and future careers.

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Rachelle  Damminger
Rachelle Damminger
Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones
Team
Jeanette Castellanos, Rachelle Damminger, Dave Martin, Jim Schroder
Organization Information
http://www.sparkprogram.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
223 W. Jackson Blvd
Suite 520
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
312-470-4300

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1704387138
Organization Information
http://www.sparkprogram.org
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
223 W. Jackson Blvd
Suite 520
Chicago, IL 60606
United States
312-470-4300

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 1704387138

Project Reports

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Jan 15, 2016
Students close out the year by sharing their spark
This school year, Spark premiered a new program highlight - Share Your Spark events and activities that serve as the culmination of the first 10 weeks of the program year. Share Your Spark...
Oct 20, 2015
Spark invests in the 8th-to-9th grade transition
Spark's mission is driven by a key principle - the middle grades matter. Research shows that the seventh and eighth grades - the formative time in students' lives when as many as 60% of...
Jul 24, 2015
Spark celebrates 10 years of impact
Ten years ago, Chris Balme had an idea. As a teacher in West Philadelphia, Chris saw a wealth of potential in the students from his seventh grade class but observed an evident disconnect between what...
 
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