Statement from the ICE Program

Posted on June 7, 2020

The Inner-City Education (ICE) Program strongly condemns the murder of George Floyd, as well as those of Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Abrery, and others. Since our inception in 2003 we have worked to help low-income, inner-city girls and boys have a better future through hockey and education.  In the Chicago area “low-income, inner-city kids” typically …

Bid on 2020 ICE Bowl Player Worn Autographed BOWLING Jerseys

Posted on March 1, 2020

Auction for Autographed Custom Blackhawks Bowling Jerseys! Now is your chance to bid on one-of-a-kind Chicago Blackhawks custom bowling jerseys! These player-worn jerseys are autographed and come with certificates of authenticity. They were designed with the help of Brent Seabrook for the 2020 Brent Seabrook Blackhawks ICE Bowl charity event held on March 1st. This …

Meet Volunteer Carla Pentimone

Carla Pentimone bio photo

Why did you become involved with the ICE Program? Mike Young and I have played pick up hockey for a while now. Not only is he a great hockey player, but he is also a great person. Mike gave me a call and asked if I would be interested in joining ICE given my affiliation …

Meet Volunteer Tom Chase

Photo of mentor Tom Chase with Mentee Alex Smat at fundraiser

WHY DID YOU BECOME INVOLVED WITH THE ICE PROGRAM? I was looking to get into a coaching / mentorship program that centered around the game of hockey. Having grown up playing the game from a very young age, I was looking to be able to give back and teach fundamentals and spark a passion for …

Welcome New Mentees and Mentors

Posted on December 19, 2018

We are excited to welcome our new mentees and mentors to the ICE Program! Mentees Aleni M. Angelo P. Danna G. Danny P. Nicole V. Rafael V. Viviana P. Mentors Jai S. Jeremy P. Jim B. If interested in joining the team, please visit our Mentor Page.

Letter From Scholarship Recipient Danna G.

Dear Brad Erickson, I am writing a email to you because I want to tell you, thank you for giving me the scholarship. I am very grateful, I have been liking my new school. Here are some reasons why I like my new school, the food is better, the classes help me more since I …