Horizons for Youth

Chicago non-profit Horizons for Youth is a community committed to helping area children succeed in school and in life. In partnership with families like the Sullivan’s, Horizons for Youth provides need-based scholarships, long-term one-on-one mentoring, and enrichment programs.

Founded in 1990, Horizons for Youth is a non-profit organization committed to helping children recognize and achieve their full potential.  In partnership with dedicated families, Horizons for Youth provides need-based scholarships, one-on-one mentoring, and enrichment programs.  Horizons for Youth currently serves 253 students between kindergarten and twelfth grade and has a 99% high school graduation rate and an 84% college persistence rate.

Horizons for Youth is the primary beneficiary of the Declan Drumm Sullivan Memorial Fund and the fund’s annual fundraiser No Ordinary Evening. In the first year of this partnership, Horizons for Youth accepted 40 new students into their program and doubled their tutoring and counseling services. From 2012 to 2019, Declan’s Class has grown to 100 students, sponsored through the generosity of donors at No Ordinary Evening.