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Spread the Love 2016

EarthHeart’s 3rd annual Spread the Love event was on Saturday, February 6th at New Beginnings Church (6620 S King Drive) from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Spread the Love is a Valentine’s Day event for Mothers, Children, and Families!

Free Food. DJ Rcuetech. Raffle Prizes. Make-up Workshops. Massages. Arts & Crafts. Photo Booth. Bouncy House.

Free bus from Harvard (7525 S Harvard Ave) at 12:30pm to New Beginnings.

Special thanks to Target for donating raffle prizes!

Come on out and help us spread the love!

Mother’s Day Peace Celebration 2016

4th Annual Mother’s Day Peace Celebration

Our 4th annual Mother’s Day Peace Celebration was from 12:00pm to 2:00pm on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 @ Kennedy-King College Auditorium (6301 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60621).

Immediately following our Peace Celebration was our Peace March with the King College Prep drumline leading the way through the neighborhood.

This was a FREE inspirational and uplifting event filled with talented artists and motivational speakers.

12:00pm Celebration and Performances
Our host this year was the talented award-winning journalist, Robin Robinson.

2:00pm Peace March (ends at EarthHeart Peace Mural located at 63rd and Wallace)

The Mother’s Day Peace Celebration is a day to Communicate, Connect, Celebrate and Educate mothers about the important role they play in making the world a better, more peaceful place. They have one of the greatest opportunities to create change – through Mother’s Love.

Free Parking behind Kennedy-King College.

Public Transportation – Green Line to Halsted and 63rd.

Facebook Event Page, click here
Mother of Magnitude Award
Mother of Magnitude Award_Nomination Form_2016_FINAL
 

Spread the Love 2015

Saturday, February 7th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm at Hamilton Park (513 W 72nd Street) for EarthHeart’s 2nd annual Spread the Love event!

Spread the Love is a Valentine’s Day event for mothers. children, and families to come together and spread the love in their community. This event is meant to bring children and mothers together for some fun, including DJ Rcuetech, raffle prizes, arts & crafts, make-up workshops, chair massages, photo booth, bouncy house, and free food. Anyone was welcome!

Mother’s Day Peace Celebration 2015

3rd Annual Mother’s Day Peace Celebration

Saturday, May 9th, 2015
@ New Beginnings Church – 6620 S. King Drive.

Our annual 3rd Mother’s Day Peace Celebration, held on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, is a celebration of mothers and the power and influence they have on creating peace in our communities. This inspirational and uplifting event is filled with talented artists and motivational speakers. The King College Prep Drumline will lead our Peace March immediately following the celebration.

12:30pm Doors Open; Complimentary Mother’s Day Portraits

1:00pm Peace Celebration
Keynote Speaker: Darlene Thorne, author of When Dark Chocolate is Bittersweet

Artistic and Musical Performances: For Children By Children, Chicago Children’s Choir – Englewood Neighborhood Choir, The Happiness Club

3:00pm Peace March

We are proud to have YWCA Chicago Metropolitan and Rainbow PUSH Coalition as community partners supporting this event. This event is free and open to the public. EarthHeart Foundation’s mission is to honor, empower, and educate mothers as peace builders and change leaders.

RSVP on Facebook
To join our Facebook Event Page, click here.
Mother of Magnitude Award
To nominate a mother for the Mother of Magnitude award, please download and complete this form:
Mother of Magnitude Award_Nomination Form_2015
Donate for Peace March
To make a donation for the Peace March, click here.

Mother’s Day Peace Celebration 2014

2nd Annual Mothers Peace Celebration

Saturday, May 10, 2014

11:30am Peach March Gathers at DuSable Museum 740 E. 56th Place
12pm Peace March begins
1:30pm Peace Celebration begins at DuSable Museum, 740 E. 56th Place

Keynote Speakers: Nathaniel & Cleo Pendleton, parents of Hadiya Pendleton

Musical Performance: FM Supreme

Host: Robin Robinson, FOX News

EarthHeart Foundation will host their second annual Mothers Peace Celebration in Chicago on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The event will kick off with a Peace March at 12pm from the DuSable Museum, led by King College Prep High School Drumline, through some of Chicago’s most violent streets. It will be followed by a Peace Celebration featuring an inspirational speech from Hadiya Pendleton’s parents and a performance by FM Supreme, a 3x international performing poet, writer, and humanitarian hip hop artist. EarthHeart will also be awarding one mother with the Mother of Magnitude (MOM) award for outstanding service and peace building in her community – a mother who is truly a leader and role model for others.

Community Partners: YWCA, Metropolitan Apostolic Community Church, Woodlawn Community Development Center, American Association of Single Parents, Woodlawn Public Safety Alliance, Metropolitan Family Services, and Greenstar Movement

This event is FREE and open to the public

Spread The Love 2014

Event Info:
Saturday, February 8, 2014
12:30pm – 3:30pm
New Beginnings Church, 6620 S. King Drive

Spread the Love was EarthHeart’s first Valentine’s-themed community event. Over 300 community members attended and enjoyed food donated by Maggiano’s, music from DJ Alexander, arts & crafts, a photo booth, and a bouncy house. EarthHeart also distributed door prizes, with a TV donated by ABT.

The event was a huge success and a great way to build community in the Englewood and Woodlawn neighborhoods.

Mother’s Day Peace Celebration 2013

Join EarthHeart Foundation and Mother Ambassadors for Peace (MAP) for their inaugural Mothers Peace Celebration in Chicago, Illinois on May 11.

Peace March is FREE and open to the public.

12pm Peace March will gather
Emmett Till Elementary School 6543 S. Champlain Ave. with King College Prep High School Drumline leading the march

12:15pm Peace March will arrive at
Sexton Elementary School at the Corner of 60th and Champlain

1pm March arrives at Peace Celebration
The University of Chicago International House Assembly Hall, 1414 E 59th St

Assembly Registration begins at 1pm

2pm-4pm Peace Celebration
with Guest DJ Lady D

The Mothers Peace Celebration is supported by YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Speakers and Entertainment

Keynote Speaker
Pastor Jolinda Wade

Musical Performance
Soul Children of Chicago

Guest Speaker
Stephanie D. Neely, Treasurer, City of Chicago