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Be a Champion for Kids in 2023!
As you begin your year-end giving, we thank you for considering Serve & Return Chicago! Your generosity will impact the lives of over 3,000 children in Chicagoland's underserved communities. By providing access to the game of tennis, SRC creates opportunities for children to stay active and healthy while learning the...
Our annual benefit was a tremendous success!
Serve & Return Chicago is grateful for the support of sponsors, donors and all attendees. Your donations will help keep Chicagoland children healthy and active on the tennis courts! Special thanks to photographer Jeremy Beal for these fantastic photos! [gallery ids="3382,3384,3385,3387,3386,3388,3389,3390,3391,3392,3393,3394,3395,3396,3397,3398,3399,3400,3401,3402,3403,3405,3406,3407"]
The SRC “Raise a Racquet” Silent Auction is Now Live!
The "Raise a Racquet" annual benefit is coming up this Thursday, June 22nd, but the silent auction is already underway! We have concert tickets, tennis packages and staycations available! All proceeds will support SRC programs- and you do not have to be present at the event to win! Check out...
Let’s Raise A Racquet on June 22nd! Tickets Still Available!
Hope you can join us for a fun-filled evening to raise funds for youth tennis programs! Don't forget to WEAR YOUR SNEAKERS!:) In case of inclement weather, festivities will be moved inside. Use the QR Code or the link below to purchase tickets for the event. See you there! Purchase...
2023 Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship Awards
Serve & Return Chicago proudly announces this year's recipients of the prestigious Bill Wham Memorial Scholarship! SRC established this fund in memory of Bill Wham, the beloved Lyons Township High School tennis coach who dedicated his life to providing his students opportunity through the game of tennis. Each year, SRC...
Bill Wham Scholarship
Serve & Return Chicago is thrilled to offer the Bill Wham Scholarship for 2023. This award is an annual award bestowed on high school seniors who have demonstrated exceptional devotion, commitment and love for the game of tennis and who aspire to compete collegiately at the club or varsity level. ...
Let’s Raise A Racquet on June 22nd!
Hope to see you there!!! Click Read More for the QR Code or the link to purchase tickets for the event. Purchase Tickets and Sponsorships HERE
Thank You Alan!
We have lost a champion of tennis and a Chicago Tennis Hall of Fame member. On December 2nd, Alan Schwartz passed away. Tennis played a role in Alan's life from a young age and he continued his involvement with the sport his entire life. Serve & Return Chicago is...
Back in the Swing Event
Thank you to everyone who joined us at Midtown Athletic Club Chicago to support Serve and Return Chicago! What an amazing evening we had celebrating together as SRC gets "back into the swing." You are all making a difference in children's lives across Chicagoland! [ngg src="galleries" ids="10" display="basic_slideshow"]
Check out our new "Little Tennis Lending Library" in Maywood! Scout James Panton designed and built this tennis cabinet for SRC as his Eagle Scout Project. He also solicited donations to fill the cabinet with racquets and gear-- and even re-gripped the racquets! Located at the Walther Lutheran Academy, these...
As you begin your year-end giving, we thank you for considering Serve & Return Chicago! Your generosity will impact the lives of over 3,000 children…
Serve & Return Chicago is grateful for the support of sponsors, donors and all attendees. Your donations will help keep Chicagoland children healthy and active…
Have used equipment you want to donate? Click Here for drop off details.
Serve and Return Chicago
2444 North Elston Ave
Chicago, IL 60647
The mission of Serve and Return Chicago is to positively impact the lives of children in Chicagoland’s under-served communities through the game of tennis. We believe tennis is an inclusive, life-long source of physical, mental, and emotional well-being. The funds we raise support outstanding youth programs that provide equipment, education, instruction and fun competition in safe environments.