Community Outreach

At Lurie Children's, our work to keep kids healthy in the Chicago community is extensive. Our community-based initiatives aim to optimize the health and social well-being of children, strengthen family function, create safe and healthy communities and strengthen the impact of patient care. Your support can help us ensure all children throughout Chicago are given the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Click here for more information about Informational fliers for new and expectant mothers
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Informational fliers for new and expectant mothers
Your support will help provide new fiveSMART poster and informational fliers to educate families on the importance of starting healthy and active lifestyles at a young age to prevent obesity and related health problems later in childhood. *Your gift will be matched*

$5.00 

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Bike helmet
Wearing a helmet is the most important action to keep a child safe while bicycling. Helmets reduce the risk of cycling-related traumatic head injuries by 80%, and they reduce the risk of injuries to the upper and mid-face by 65%. Ensure children in Chicago are kept safe by helping to provide bike helmets as part of the hospital's Play it Safe with Kohl's program.

$25.00 

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Health-focused activity at Chicago Public Schools
Your support will help provide a health-focused activity at one Chicago Public School, such as seeds and equipment for a school garden, a healthy cooking class or equipment to encourage physical activity! *Your gift will be matched*

$100.00 

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Health education for children
With your support, the Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC) will have the opportunity to bring its public health message, 5,4,3,2,1 Go! Jr. to 30 at-risk 3 to 5 year olds, providing them with fun and engaging ways to make healthy eating and physical exercise part of their daily routine. *Your gift will be matched*

$150.00 

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Wellness champion at a Chicago Public School
Help advance health and wellness activities and improve the environment at a Chicago Public School by supporting a Wellness Champion whose role is to encourage healthier eating and more physical activity throughout the school day. *Your gift will be matched*

$500.00 

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Safe passages for kids in low-income neighborhoods
The Consortium to Lower Obesity in Chicago Children (CLOCC) provides residents with a Neighborhood Walkability Assessment Tool to review and improve conditions such as sidewalk infrastructure, driver behavior and crime and violence to provide a safer walking and biking environment in their neighborhoods. *Your gift will be matched*

$2,500.00