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Find the life you’re meant to live. Discover the path to get there. Change your life, your community, and your world.

Start telling your own story. You are Born 2 Win!

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Culturally Helping And Making Positive Success

Motto: Born 2 Win in Every Situation in Life

Our Mission

The mission of the C.H.A.M.P.S. Male Mentoring Program is to educate, empower, and expose African-American and Latino young men beyond the four walls of the school in order to help them to achieve their dreams and goals. 

C.H.A.M.P.S. Male Mentoring Program envisions a safe environment for every young man by developing their mindsets through culturally relevant conversations and interactions that will help them develop the skills and habits necessary to navigate life in a positive and productive way.

Our Creed

Every setback is a setup for greatness.

Every failure is a ladder towards greatness.

Every goal is applied towards my greatness.

Every life experience enhances my greatness.

Every task perfects my greatness.

The Divine guides my greatness.

I am greatness in the making.

All In: Lives Changed By The CHAMPS Male Mentoring Program

20-21 Hours of Programming

Youth Served in 2020-21

2020-21 School Partners

The CHAMPS Story-WGN

It began with a question: what’s your story?

CHAMPS Founder Vondale Singleton Sr. wrote his own story, becoming a first-generation college graduate and working as an advocate in primary, secondary, and higher education, as both a teacher and administrator.

Vondale believes that “salvation plus education is an unbeatable combination.” He started C.H.A.M.P.S. in an effort to mentor young men with similar circumstances.

See how we are and how we’re changing lives, every day.

SATURDAY, MAY, 7th 2022

MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH

  • SPONSORED BY DOORDASH
  • FREE EVENT- BRUNCH INCLUDED, LIVE DJ, DANCING
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  • TIME: 10AM - 1PM
  • HONORING ALL MOMS/GUARDIANS OF CHAMPS  
  • 7200 S. INGLESIDE AVE, CHICAGO, IL, 60619

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SEL Programs in School: Expanding Opportunities Across the Nation

Social-emotional learning is critical for young men in underserved communities. Dealing with trauma, learning to communicate, and exploring their inner lives is key to a successful future. Countless young men are lacking positive male role models as they move through the identity formation stages of their lives, and CHAMPS can help fill this void.

At CHAMPS, we have the experience and knowledge to partner with you to support your students’ social-emotional development, and to change the lives of the young men in your school. We specialize in helping students develop:

  • Positive Racial Identity Formation & Self-Awareness
  • Self-Management & Social Awareness
  • Improved Relationships
  • Decision-Making
  • Leadership

Let us help you exceed your goals and support your invaluable work as educators.

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Partner With Us To Build The Future

We’re here for the long run. Our individual and corporate partnerships help our young men win today, tomorrow, and every day.

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INVEST in CHAMPS

We rely on everyday donors to give us the tools we need educate, empower, and expose new opportunities, every Saturday.

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Become a Mentor: Join the Movement

Mentors are the heart of our program: committed individuals who want to help young men find their true path in life and change the world.

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