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These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Creating Mathematical Minds!

    Ms. Roberts is asking for $463.95:
    My students need a math manipulative library, write & wipe boards, and decks of cards so each student can discover the world of math.
    CICS - Prairie Comment
  • Play Doh to increase Executive Functioning Skills

    Mrs. Watkins is asking for $159.46:
    My students need Play-Doh to teach executive functioning skills necessary to support their self-regulation of attention, thinking, and behavior.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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Feb 04

3 Dead, 12 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings

About 15 minutes earlier, a 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side. He was in the 11300 block of South King Drive when he was shot, police said. The man was taken in good condition to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.

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...At 12:35 a.m., the three people were standing on a sidewalk in the 11700 block of South Sangamon when shots rang out and they were struck, according to Chicago Police. An 18-year...

At 12:04 a.m. Saturday, a 53-year-old man died after being found with a gunshot wound to his abdomen in the same neighborhood. The man was found on a sidewalk in the 100 block of East 119th Place and taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died.

...Jones suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at 9:51 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Carpenter, according to police and the medical examiner’s office. Jones was taken to University of...

...South Side. At 2:59 p.m., a 25-year-old man was in the 9300 block of South Escanaba when he discovered gunshot wounds to his back and leg, police said. However, the exact...

At 12:57 p.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was in the 4100 block of West Washington in the West Garfield Park neighborhood when someone walked up and fired multiple shots, police said. He suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital in critical condition.

...on the Far South Side. They were shot about 12:20 a.m. in the 10000 block of South Bensley, police said. One man, 24, was shot in the left buttock and was listed in...

...male when he was shot in the chest at 10:28 a.m. in the 7700 block of South Yates, police said. He was taken to Northwestern University Hospital in serious condition. A suspect was...

...was standing in the vestibule of a building at 2:03 a.m. in the 1500 block of West Jonquil when someone in a black car fired shots, striking him in the left foot, police...

...man was sitting in a parked vehicle at 1:09 a.m. Saturday in the 3200 block of West Roosevelt when another male walked up and shot him in the right foot, police said. He...

...in the South Side McKinley Park neighborhood. The 20-year-old was walking in the 3200 block of South Ashland when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, striking him in the leg, police said...

...year-old man was walking to a vehicle at 6:17 p.m. in the 6600 block of North Damen when someone approached and shot him in the buttocks, police said. He was taken to...

    3 Dead, 12 Wounded In Chicago Weekend Shootings
    CHICAGO (CBS) - Three people have been killed and 12 others wounded in shootings across Chicago since Friday evening. The most recent attack happened early Sunday, leaving a man dead and two other people wounded in the West Pullman neighborhood on the Far South Side.
    http://chicago.cbslocal.com

Feb 04

2 dead, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings, including 3 shot in West Pullman

...him, from a vehicle driving down the alley. The 26-year-old was in the 11300 block of South King Drive in the Roseland neighborhood on the Far South Side when the gunman in the car...

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The man was among three people shot around 12:35 a.m. Sunday in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, Chicago police said.

On Saturday around 10:30 a.m., a 25-year-old man was shot in the chest in the 7700 block of South Yates Boulevard in the South Side’s South Shore neighborhood.

The man, identified as Earl Smith, of the 7100 block of South Rhodes Avenue, was rushed to Northwestern Memorial Hospital in serious condition, authorities said, but he was later pronounced dead.

Police officers were called to the 10000 block of South Bensley Avenue where they found two men in their 20s had been shot.

...said. About 3:15 p.m., a call came out for a shooting in the 100 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Robert Taylor Homes neighborhood on the city’s South Side. Officials transported the...

Just before 3 p.m. a report came in of a shooting in the 9300 block of South Escanaba Avenue in Southeast Side’s Calumet Heights neighborhood, police said. Officers investigated and determined the shooting...

About 1 p.m., an 18-year-old was shot in the 4100 block of West Washington Boulevard in the West Side’s West Garfield Park neighborhood, police said. An unknown offender came...

    2 dead, 8 wounded in Chicago shootings, including 3 shot in West Pullman
    Ten people have been shot, two fatally, in city attacks Saturday and early Sunday, including an 18-year-old man who was killed in a triple shooting on the Far South Side. The man was among three people shot around 12:35 a.m. Sunday in the 11700 block of South Sangamon Street in the West Pullman neighborhood, Chicago police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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Man shot after argument, gunman in police custody

The 26-year-old was in the 11300 block of South King Drive in the Roseland neighborhood when the gunman in the car began shooting at him, police said. He was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center where he was listed in good condition, officials said.

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Police officers were called to the 10000 block of South Bensley Avenue where they found two men in their 20s had been shot.

About 3:15 p.m., a call came out for a shooting in the 100 block of West Garfield Boulevard in the Robert Taylor Homes neighborhood on the city’s South Side. Officials transported the...

Just before 3 p.m. a report came in of a shooting in the 9300 block of South Escanaba Avenue in Calumet Heights, police said.

About 1 p.m., an 18-year-old was shot in the 4100 block of West Washington Boulevard in West Garfield Park, police said.

About 10:30 a.m. officers were called to the 7700 block of South Yates Boulevard in the South Shore neighborhood.

    Man shot after argument, gunman in police custody
    Police on Sunday responded to several reports of shootings across the city, including one in which two people were shot, officials said. Two people were shot about 12:20 p.m. on the city's Far South Side neighborhood of South Deering, police said.
    http://www.chicagotribune.com

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  • Hands-on, Minds-on Literacy Centers

    Ms. S. is asking for $334.00:
    My students need hands-on resources that allow them to explore literacy concepts during independent and small group centers.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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Lost Dogs Illinois added a new photo.

Is This Your Lost Dog? #Chicago #IL #LongwoodManor (11600 block of S Indiana) Male Mix. Black/Tan. Call 773-636-3245. This dog is not for adoption - finder will only accept calls/from the actual owner. Found 01/21/2018. Cook County. 60628. To see this pet’s location on the Helping Lost Pets Map: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/v2/?pID=2156119 More Info, Photos and to Contact: http://www.helpinglostpets.com/petdetail/?id=2156119

    Lost Dogs Illinois
    This is an album of dogs that have been found by good Samaritans.
    https://www.facebook.com

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Updated Jan 19

Support NursingInspired| A Pre-Nursing mentorship and educational program for African American

DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may...

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DYK that of the 2,824,641 (RNs) in the US, "9.9% of RN's are black or African American."

Dear fellow Roseland residents, I'm asking you to support my GoFundMe forNursingInspired: https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired

WHO WILL BENEFIT:
Young adults (who will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school) and High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors
Live in Chicago
✔Identifies as African American ❤️🖤💚 or ethnically underrepresented
✔Lives in an area of economical and/or educational disadvantage
✔May or may not go away to college (outside of Greater Chicago Area or outside of Illinois)
✔Desire to pursue a career in nursing

WHAT THE FUNDS WILL BE USED FOR:
One (1) Pocket projector and (1) portable projector screen for educational programs/seminars to prepare students to apply to college & nursing school for private small groups, youth groups and at schools

HOW SOON THE FUNDS ARE NEEDED:
* $332.28 by January 4, 2018 (For January 7th educational program)

BACKGROUND:
Chicago, IL | Founded in 2017, NursingInspired is a mentorship and educational program for ethnically underrepresented moreover African American youth high school students & young adults that seek to pursue a higher education & nursing career.

I am currently working with several young adults that are taking their prerequisites. The goal is to guide them with individualized preparatory "care plans" in their nursing school applications as well as group educational sessions.

In time, I seek to reach out to collaborate with various African American youth organizations and schools throughout the Southside of Chicago with educational programs, events and exposure to area nursing schools and organizations.

Thankful and Warm Regards,

Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
NursingInspired | Founder
http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

SOURCE:
Minority Nurse (2015). Nursing Statistics. Retrieved from: http://minoritynurse.com/nursing-statistics/

    Click here to support Pre-Nursing|African American youth organized by Fallon Warm Heart Flowers
    NursingInspired Who will benefit : @ High school students - sophomores, juniors, seniors @Young adults - Will take or is taking pre-requisites to apply to college and/or nursing school *Live in Chicago *Identifies as African American or ethnically underrepresented ...
    https://www.gofundme.com
  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute...

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    📢Supporters, Ladies, and Gentlemen,

    Apart of the Personal Preparation series: "Applying to Nursing School
    information session"

    The first installment of educational event(s),
    this past Sunday, January 7th, 2018 was a success!

    Thank you 👏🏽👏🏾👏🏿 to all those who donated and spread the word
    about what I am seeking to execute with 💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫.

    While the funds raised 💸 have still been coming in,
    I was not able to get the projector and screen in time.

    However, I was able to borrow, both a
    projector and projector screen from a close friend.
    💖Thank you, Erica Lamb!👼🏾

    In the meantime, mentees present at the session received:
    ✔️folders with their agenda and program materials.
    ✔️treat bags including "Future Nurse" writing pens to take note of the many time-saving tips to help them apply to nursing school,
    ✔️organizational binders to help them keep track of their top nursing schools they are applying to, as well as prepare them for school visits and interviews.

    Please continue to spread the word about this effort for
    African American❣️️🖤💚 youth in Chicago and the field of Nursing.

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡 NursingInspired 👩🏾‍🏫| Founder
    http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired

    *** Donations still welcome via Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/nursinginspired or GoFundMe https://www.gofundme.com/NursingInspired ***

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

  • Fallon Flowers Grew up in Marynook & now in West Chesterfield

    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired...

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    At exactly 3 weeks in, exciting updates include that NursingInspired has ITS OWN pocket projector and portable projector screen!

    This allows more educational sessions to be done for our mentees and interested youth groups in the future.

    Here's to all the African American youth in Chicago that will be "Inspired to be a nurse"!

    Inspirationally Yours,
    Fallon M. Flowers, MSN, BS, RN
    💡NursingInspired👩🏾‍🏫|Founder

    Business card: http://bit.ly/FMF_NursingInspired
    Website: http://nursinginspired.business.site/

    #collegeprep #prenursing #diversity #healthcare #Futurenurse #AfricanAmerican #Black #Chicago #youth #parents #highschool #teachers #career #advisors #College #STEM #STEAM #Nurse #Nursing #NurseInnovation #NurseLeader #Leadership #Iinnovation #Entrepreneur #Nursepreneur #minority #minorities #BlackOwnedBusiness #Femaleowned #nursementor #mentor #nationalmentoringmonth

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Jan 17

  • All the Write Stuff

    Ms. K. is asking for $157.54:
    My students need timers for reading fluency practice and pencils, expo markers, erasers, and dry erase pockets for handwriting, spelling, and grammar practice.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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  • Headphones for Hard Workers

    Ms. K. is asking for $159.39:
    My students need headphones to listen to academic computer programs and noise canceling headphones to help them stay focused on independent work.
    CICS - Prairie Comment

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