2017 Appeal

MISSION The Chicago Center for Music Education ChiME provides an exceptional music education to a diverse community as a path for social emotional and character development IMPACT Our goal at ChiME is to inspire children to develop self awareness selfconfidence creativity effective and caring relationships the ability to self mange to think critically and wisely value excellence and access the path to their unique voice WHO WE SERVE ChiME will serve approximately 3 000 children this year through its programs in Chicago Public Schools and partner organizations in the neighborhoods of South Austin Clearing Edison Park Gage Park Garfield Park Lincoln Square Near West Side West Town MAKE A DONATION OF 250 OR MORE TO RECEIVE A TICKET TO OUR ANNUAL GALA For every 250 donation you are eligible to receive a ticket to celebrate the accomplishments of ChiME students at our next Gala Receipt of ticket s to the gala will reduce the amount of your tax deductible donation by approximately 100 per ticket due to goods and services received at the event For more information on the donor benefits and recognition see the enclosed brochure or visit our website at www chimemusic org donate CHICAGO CENTER FOR MUSIC EDUCATION CHIME 1148 W Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60642 312 738 2646 www chimemusic org HELP CHIME INSPIRE GREATNESS
MISSION  The Chicago Center for Music Education  ChiME  provides an exceptional music education to a diverse community as ...
MISSION The Chicago Center for Music Education ChiME provides an exceptional music education to a diverse community as a path for social emotional and character development IMPACT Our goal at ChiME is to inspire children to develop self awareness selfconfidence creativity effective and caring relationships the ability to self mange to think critically and wisely value excellence and access the path to their unique voice WHO WE SERVE ChiME will serve approximately 3 000 children this year through its programs in Chicago Public Schools and partner organizations in the neighborhoods of South Austin Clearing Edison Park Gage Park Garfield Park Lincoln Square Near West Side West Town MAKE A DONATION OF 250 OR MORE TO RECEIVE A TICKET TO OUR ANNUAL GALA For every 250 donation you are eligible to receive a ticket to celebrate the accomplishments of ChiME students at our next Gala Receipt of ticket s to the gala will reduce the amount of your tax deductible donation by approximately 100 per ticket due to goods and services received at the event For more information on the donor benefits and recognition see the enclosed brochure or visit our website at www chimemusic org donate CHICAGO CENTER FOR MUSIC EDUCATION CHIME 1148 W Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60642 312 738 2646 www chimemusic org HELP CHIME INSPIRE GREATNESS
MISSION  The Chicago Center for Music Education  ChiME  provides an exceptional music education to a diverse community as ...
MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR LOW INCOME CHILDREN IN CHICAGO We provide 1 700 Chicago Public School students with general musicianship classes at Tamayo Elementary Spencer Technology Academy and Budlong Elementary where 92 of the families are low income Since implementing our music therapy program at our location in West Town we have gained a better understanding of the substantial financial burden incurred by families who care for a child with disabilities especially severe disabilities Many of the families who value the potential impact music therapy can have on their child are unable to afford services In the year ahead we strive to provide 20 000 to help families in need afford the cost of music therapy for their child ChiME has been an agent of change in our school community parents students and teachers all notice the difference since we started our partnership Interest in music has never been higher and our students are excelling in other places as well I don t think it s a coincidence that the year we brought ChiME to Tamayo we had our highest test scores in English and Math in school history ChiME s music program has resulted in a more engaged student population a more satisfied parent community and a lot of wonderful songs and rhythm wafting through our building on a weekly basis We are providing adapted musicianship classes for Chicago Public School children at Wilma Rudolph Elementary Learning Center Stock Elementary and Blair Early Childhood Center where 76 of the students have special needs Our goal at ChiME is to extend the pathway for these children by delivering music therapy to at least 20 of the children at each school ChiME s program for children with special needs at Stock Elementary has given my daughter the opportunity to enjoy and experience life on a different level During music she moves parts of her body that she is not able to move on a daily basis Music gives her brain a unique opportunity to send signals to her limbs and start moving to the beat Through its music program ChiME has enabled my daughter to experience what her body can do and foremost enables her to experience pure JOY Music therapy is like physical occupational speech developmental therapies plus social experience all in one session Matthew Katz School Director Tamayo Elementary By adding just a few more classrooms we will be teaching general musicianship to every student in these schools The next step on their pathway is to study a musical instrument Our goal at ChiME is to provide at least 20 of the students at each school with an opportunity to study a musical instrument MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Joanna Parent Your gift can extend the musical pathway for students who would not have access to music education without your support Your support can help a child with a disability experience a better life through music
MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN IN CHICAGO We provide 1,700 Chicago Public School students with ge...
MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR LOW INCOME CHILDREN IN CHICAGO We provide 1 700 Chicago Public School students with general musicianship classes at Tamayo Elementary Spencer Technology Academy and Budlong Elementary where 92 of the families are low income Since implementing our music therapy program at our location in West Town we have gained a better understanding of the substantial financial burden incurred by families who care for a child with disabilities especially severe disabilities Many of the families who value the potential impact music therapy can have on their child are unable to afford services In the year ahead we strive to provide 20 000 to help families in need afford the cost of music therapy for their child ChiME has been an agent of change in our school community parents students and teachers all notice the difference since we started our partnership Interest in music has never been higher and our students are excelling in other places as well I don t think it s a coincidence that the year we brought ChiME to Tamayo we had our highest test scores in English and Math in school history ChiME s music program has resulted in a more engaged student population a more satisfied parent community and a lot of wonderful songs and rhythm wafting through our building on a weekly basis We are providing adapted musicianship classes for Chicago Public School children at Wilma Rudolph Elementary Learning Center Stock Elementary and Blair Early Childhood Center where 76 of the students have special needs Our goal at ChiME is to extend the pathway for these children by delivering music therapy to at least 20 of the children at each school ChiME s program for children with special needs at Stock Elementary has given my daughter the opportunity to enjoy and experience life on a different level During music she moves parts of her body that she is not able to move on a daily basis Music gives her brain a unique opportunity to send signals to her limbs and start moving to the beat Through its music program ChiME has enabled my daughter to experience what her body can do and foremost enables her to experience pure JOY Music therapy is like physical occupational speech developmental therapies plus social experience all in one session Matthew Katz School Director Tamayo Elementary By adding just a few more classrooms we will be teaching general musicianship to every student in these schools The next step on their pathway is to study a musical instrument Our goal at ChiME is to provide at least 20 of the students at each school with an opportunity to study a musical instrument MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Joanna Parent Your gift can extend the musical pathway for students who would not have access to music education without your support Your support can help a child with a disability experience a better life through music
MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN IN CHICAGO We provide 1,700 Chicago Public School students with ge...
MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR LOW INCOME CHILDREN IN CHICAGO We provide 1 700 Chicago Public School students with general musicianship classes at Tamayo Elementary Spencer Technology Academy and Budlong Elementary where 92 of the families are low income Since implementing our music therapy program at our location in West Town we have gained a better understanding of the substantial financial burden incurred by families who care for a child with disabilities especially severe disabilities Many of the families who value the potential impact music therapy can have on their child are unable to afford services In the year ahead we strive to provide 20 000 to help families in need afford the cost of music therapy for their child ChiME has been an agent of change in our school community parents students and teachers all notice the difference since we started our partnership Interest in music has never been higher and our students are excelling in other places as well I don t think it s a coincidence that the year we brought ChiME to Tamayo we had our highest test scores in English and Math in school history ChiME s music program has resulted in a more engaged student population a more satisfied parent community and a lot of wonderful songs and rhythm wafting through our building on a weekly basis We are providing adapted musicianship classes for Chicago Public School children at Wilma Rudolph Elementary Learning Center Stock Elementary and Blair Early Childhood Center where 76 of the students have special needs Our goal at ChiME is to extend the pathway for these children by delivering music therapy to at least 20 of the children at each school ChiME s program for children with special needs at Stock Elementary has given my daughter the opportunity to enjoy and experience life on a different level During music she moves parts of her body that she is not able to move on a daily basis Music gives her brain a unique opportunity to send signals to her limbs and start moving to the beat Through its music program ChiME has enabled my daughter to experience what her body can do and foremost enables her to experience pure JOY Music therapy is like physical occupational speech developmental therapies plus social experience all in one session Matthew Katz School Director Tamayo Elementary By adding just a few more classrooms we will be teaching general musicianship to every student in these schools The next step on their pathway is to study a musical instrument Our goal at ChiME is to provide at least 20 of the students at each school with an opportunity to study a musical instrument MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS Joanna Parent Your gift can extend the musical pathway for students who would not have access to music education without your support Your support can help a child with a disability experience a better life through music
MUSIC AS A PATHWAY TO GREATNESS FOR LOW-INCOME CHILDREN IN CHICAGO We provide 1,700 Chicago Public School students with ge...
MISSION The Chicago Center for Music Education ChiME provides an exceptional music education to a diverse community as a path for social emotional and character development IMPACT Our goal at ChiME is to inspire children to develop self awareness selfconfidence creativity effective and caring relationships the ability to self mange to think critically and wisely value excellence and access the path to their unique voice WHO WE SERVE ChiME will serve approximately 3 000 children this year through its programs in Chicago Public Schools and partner organizations in the neighborhoods of South Austin Clearing Edison Park Gage Park Garfield Park Lincoln Square Near West Side West Town MAKE A DONATION OF 250 OR MORE TO RECEIVE A TICKET TO OUR ANNUAL GALA For every 250 donation you are eligible to receive a ticket to celebrate the accomplishments of ChiME students at our next Gala Receipt of ticket s to the gala will reduce the amount of your tax deductible donation by approximately 100 per ticket due to goods and services received at the event For more information on the donor benefits and recognition see the enclosed brochure or visit our website at www chimemusic org donate CHICAGO CENTER FOR MUSIC EDUCATION CHIME 1148 W Chicago Ave Chicago IL 60642 312 738 2646 www chimemusic org HELP CHIME INSPIRE GREATNESS
MISSION  The Chicago Center for Music Education  ChiME  provides an exceptional music education to a diverse community as ...