Summer Works

Please consider sending a contribution to help MEF's impact on Chicago's at-risk youth continue this summer. Any contribution helps propel MEF's mission: that Chicago's urban youth will be inspired and guided to positively transform their lives, families and communities.


Midtown open House

Learn about MEF's model and discover ways you can make a difference in the lives of Chicago youth


Example impacts:

$100 will cover the cost of classroom supplies for an academic class at Midtown or Metro.

$500 Will cover the cost of a field trip for summer apprentices.

$1000 will offset the costs of the summer program for one.

$2000 will cover the cost of five high school summer apprentices' stipends for their work in the program.


metor open house

Take a tour of the center and see Metro's award-winning summer enrichment program as over 400 girls enjoy hands-on classroom activities, high school apprenticeships, sports, art, character education and more