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SUP for the STUDENTS Fundraiser

  • Chicago Paddle Company 5800 North Lake Shore Drive Chicago, IL, 60660 United States (map)

SUP Yoga instructor, Alison Rootberg is raising money for a program called Wellness for Everyone, which brings arts and wellness programming to Chicago Public Schools. 

To help her with her fundraising efforts, she is teaching a special SUP for the STUDENTS beach yoga + sup class. This 90-minute class includes 45 minutes of beach yoga with 45 minutes of Stand UP Paddling. 

Cost: $45/each (proceeds of this event are being donated to Wellness for Everyone)

Spaces are limited for this event to save your spot! 

NOTE: This is a charity event for Wellness for Everyone. If we are unable to hold the event due to inclement weather, the event will not be reschedule, but all funds raised will be donated to the Wellness on Water fundraising efforts. 

About Wellness for Everyone

Wellness for Everyone and the Chicago Ballet Center have teamed up to raise additional funding for 15 Chicago Public Schools. Each school will receive $5,000 worth of classes. Funding from this program provides arts education to students, as well as a space for physical and emotional well-being. 

Many of the students served by this program have enormous stress in their everyday lives. They live in areas riddled with crime and violence. Their only meals come when they are at school. They lack exercise opportunities and outlets for creativity and energy. Often the schools don't have space for exercise. They don't have gyms or auditoriums and its too dangerous for the students to play outside.

These classes give students an hour per week of escape from these stresses, as well as access to arts education which there is no longer funding to support. Nearly 40% of CPS students drop out of school. If we can give them the opportunities to allay their issues and discover new modes of expressing themselves, we can keep more students in school and change the future of Chicago!

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