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Carlos Nelson discusses representing Bears, helping community
Jul 23, 2021
Lauren Screeden chats with Carlos Nelson, CEO of the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC), about his experience announcing the Bears' first-round selection on stage with Commissioner Roger Goodell at the 2021 NFL Draft in Cleveland as well as the work he's doing to help the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood.
Bears launch 2021 Mini Monsters season
Jul 21, 2021
The Chicago Bears have launched the 2021 season of their Mini Monsters Clinics brought to you by Advocate Health Care. Programs interested in submitting an application to host a Mini Monsters Clinic should visit ChicagoBears.com/MiniMonsters.
Chicago sports franchises renew alliance for fourth year
Jul 16, 2021
Bears to invest $611,000 in Healthy Lifestyle Hub
May 19, 2021
The Bears and Bears Care, the team's charitable arm, announced Wednesday that they have invested $611,000 to build a state-of-the-art training center and teaching kitchen in the new Healthy Lifestyle Hub currently under development by the Greater Auburn Gresham Development Corporation (GAGDC).
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Brian Piccolo Award winners
Apr 19, 2021
Every season, the Brian Piccolo Award is given to one Chicago Bears rookie and one veteran who best exemplifies the courage, loyalty, teamwork, dedication and sense of humor of the late Bears running back. Take a look at the winners of this award dating back to 1970.
Bears surprise nurse battling breast cancer
Oct 15, 2020
Laura Welker, a 33-year-old wife, mother of two young boys and pediatric nurse, received a welcome surprise from the Bears and her health care team Wednesday evening just a month after undergoing a double mastectomy for breast cancer treatment.
Bears-inspired mural in Uptown neighborhood
Aug 15, 2020
The Bears teamed up with Chicago-based painter and muralist Liz Flores to commission a team-inspired streetscape mural in the city's Uptown neighborhood as a way to connect with fans, the community and the city. Get a look at the creative process in this making-of gallery.
Sam Acho hosts community improvement & demolition party
Jul 08, 2020
Former Chicago Bears LB Sam Acho led a group that included NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot and players and alumni from the Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox and Northwestern that transformed a liquor store into a grocery store in Chicago's Austin neighborhood.
Chicago Athletes Bring Healthy Food Options to West Side
Jul 08, 2020
Mitchell Trubisky, Charles Leno Jr, and Ryan Pace join former Bear Sam Acho, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, and other Chicago athletes in demolishing a liquor store. The liquor store will be replaced with a food mart to help alleviate the food desert problem on the West Side of Chicago.
Bears held two virtual 'rookie rallies' this week
Jun 20, 2020
The entire Bears rookie class participated in two Zoom video sessions this week with the "I Grow Chicago" staff and members of the Englewood community as well as patients and families from two Advocate Children's Hospital locations.
Bears participate in Sam Acho community event
Jun 05, 2020
Former Chicago Bears LB Sam Acho united players and alumni from the Bears, Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and Northwestern, youth and leaders from By the Hand, BUILD and Westside Health Authority, and Chicago police officers for healing circles in the Austin neighborhood.
Bears continue COVID-19 relief donations
May 21, 2020
As part of the $1,920,000 commitment to local COVID-19 relief efforts, the Bears and Bears Care are providing $160,000 in total donations and matching grants to the Chicago Police Memorial Foundation, GENYOUth, I Grow Chicago, Meals on Wheels Chicago and The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division.
Up close – 2019 My Cause My Cleats
Dec 05, 2019
When the Bears return to Soldier Field for their game Thursday against the Dallas Cowboys, some of the players will be in special footwear. Take an exclusive look at the spikes that will be worn to support charitable organizations of each player's choice.