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Attachment 37


AmeriCorps/East St. Louis

Program Description:

AmeriCorps / East St. Louis is designed to improve the academic skills of a minimum of 300 Elementary age students, to provide nutritional support for over 2500 persons per month, to recruit and manage over 1000 volunteers, and to build technological competence in the East St. Louis community. The mission of AmeriCorps / East St. Louis is to improve the educational achievement of the children served by East St. Louis School District #189. Members tutor the children in their academic subjects, provide positive role models for the children with whom they are working, and to improve the community, in which the children live. In addition to their academic assistance,the Members operate a food pantry in the community and complete a variety of other service projects. 

Primary Contact:

Don Baden
5103 Bunkum Rd
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Claire
Phone: (618) 874-7099
Fax: (618) 875-7099
Email: dbaden@siue.edu

Host Sites:

Billy Jones Elementary School

1601 Cleveland
East St. Louis, IL 62202
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Humphrey
Phone: (618) 646-3590

Brown School

4901 Market
Centerville, IL 62007
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Coleman
Phone: (618) 646-3820

Bunkum Road

5103 Bunkum
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Denise Beard
Phone: (618) 874-7901
Fax: (618) 874-7099

Bush School

1516 Gross
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Frye
Phone: (618) 646-3930

Chrisitan Activity Center

540 N. 6th Str.
East St. Louis, IL 62201
County: St. Clair
Contact: Chet Cantrell
Phone: (618) 874-5615

Dunbar School

1900 Tudor Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62001
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Tolden
Phone: (618) 646-3840

Family Center

600 N 7 St
East St. Louis, IL 62201
County: St. Clair
Contact: Sr. Carol
Phone: (618) 875-7295

Granite City Teen REACH

3801 Cargill
Granite City, IL 62040
County: Madison
Contact: Debbie Valencia
Phone: (618) 876-2383
Fax: (618) 451-0559

Griffin Center

2630 Lincoln
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Diane Sonneman
Phone: (618) 874-2500
Fax: (618) 874-0637

Hawthorne School

1600 N 40 St
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Wallace
Phone: (618) 646-3870

Haynes Miracle Temple

537 N 9
East St. Louis, IL 62201
County: St. Clair
Contact: Rosie Haynes
Phone: (618) 271-0593

Holy Rosary School

2727 N 43
Fairmont City, IL 62201
County: St. Clair
Contact: Shirley Kurre
Phone: (618) 271-8600

House of Prayer

5501 Suffragen
Washington Park, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Mary Young
Phone: (618) 874-6048
Fax: (618) 874-1270
(618) 274-1868

Jackie Joyner Kersee Boys & Girls Club

101 Jackie Joyner Kersee Circle
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Fombrum Theodore
Phone: (618) 274-5437

Jackson Elementary School

1798 Summit
East St. Louis, IL 62001
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Jones-Riley
Phone: (618) 646-3880

McHenry School

2700 Summit Ave
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Dye
Phone: (618) 646-3950

Miles Davis School

725 N 15
East St. Louis, IL 62004
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Carter
Phone: (618) 646-3830

Nelson Mandela School

1800 N 25 St
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Mr. Woods
Phone: (618) 646-3950

Trinity Center

5101 Forest Blvd
Washington Park, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Mishiko
Phone: (618) 482-5430

Younge Middle School

3939 Caseyville
East St. Louis, IL 62204
County: St. Clair
Contact: Ms. Cockrell
Phone: (618) 646-3760