#ForMyBlock MBMHMC’s Volunteer Meet & Greet

Thank you to all that came out to our Volunteer Meet & Greet at DuSable Museum on Sunday February 19th.  We had nearly 500 individuals come out and support us from 100 different locations across this city and state.

Explore Facebook

Follow Jahmal Cole and the kids of Collins Acadamy as they visit the downtown Chicago Facebook office where they’re introduced to a working world they never thought possible. Watch as a panel of professionals expand their horizons and show them that with drive and ambition nothing is stopping them from being in their position someday.

The Barack Obama Farewell Address Exploration

Like many Chicagoans, I got up early to get tickets and waited outside of McCormick Place in a line that stretch from MLK to the highway. It was amazing to see, but it wasn’t shocking because I remember a similar response when Obama was elected in 2008. I don’t remember his speech, but I remember […]

Holiday Sweater Giveaway

MBMHMC founder Jahmal Cole passes out Holiday Sweaters in Chatham, South Shore and Englewood. Its better to give than to receive.

Volunteers from across Chicago unite to help seniors during snowstorm

WGN News: Thank you to everyone who came out and shoveled in Englewood this week. Sometimes It’s the simple things. Streets & San can easily become overwhelmed by Mother Nature, and oftentimes our seniors are the last to get the support they need. This is just one way we can change things one block at […]

A Chicago nonprofit wins big, gets national spotlight courtesy of Mazda

Chicago nonprofit My Block, My Hood, My City was awarded $30,000 in goods and services through Mazda’s Drive For Good contest on NBC’s “Christmas in Rockafeller Center” special Wednesday night. Masahiro Moro, president and CEO of Mazda North American Operations said, “We felt My Block, My Hood, My City, as well as the other wonderful organizations, established […]

Holiday Hoodie Fundraiser

On December 1st at 6 p.m., we invite you to join My Block, My Hood, My City at our Holiday Hoodie Fundraiser, which will be held in Hyde Park at the Silver Room, located at 1506 E. 53rd Street.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-hoodie-fundraiser-tickets-28660004846 Come grab a ready-made or customized hoodie for yourself and/or a friend! Not only will […]

Explore Washington DC

This was the first flight for 15 of the explorers, so it was reasonable for them to be a bit afraid. It didn’t help that there really was a lot of turbulence on our landing in DC. We made it … it was all good. I told them to keep their eyes open and see […]

RTW Veteran Center


Thank you to everyone who came out to support the One Block @ A Time initiative. Over 100 Chicagoans showed up to support our veterans. Like the saying, “Leave no soldier behind on the battlefield,” we’re not going to leave a veteran behind in Chicago. For everything you dd, thank you from the bottom of […]