Launches #SaveChicago Campaign
May 2014Chance and his father start a social media campaign, #SaveChicago to spread the effort to combat the escalating murder rate in the city over Memorial Day weekend. The campaign resulted in 42 hours without a gun-related homicide in the city.
Wins Outstanding Youth Award
November 2014Chance is awarded Chicago's Outstanding Youth Award for his continued involvement in and contributions to youth activity.
Raised money for Chicago's Get Schooled Program
January 2015Chance, his brother and Sway help to raise $100,000 for Chicago schools through the Get Schooled Program. The $100,000 went towards new technology equipment to help six local elementary schools.
Hosts Open Mike" Nights
February 2015Chano announces his first bi-monthly "Open Mike" night in conjunction with the Chicago Cultural Center. The event is free to teens with a valid school I.D. and meant to serve as a creative outlet for Chicago's young artists.
Brings Out Kanye at "Open Mike" Night
May 2015During one of his bi-monthly "Open Mike" nights, Chance brought fellow SaveMoney star Vic Mensa and one of the Chi's biggest stars, Kanye West. Chance, a huge 'Ye fan himself, was ecstatic to perform with him.
Participates in Faith In Action Campaign
May 2015Chance participates in the Faith In Action campaign in Chicago to stop gun violence.
Takes Chicago Kids on a Field Trip
July 2015Chance and NoName Gypsy take a group of 6 to 11 year olds on a field trip to a museum.
Pays For Chicagoans' Movies
February 2017Chano paid for an entire movie theater worth of Chicagoans to see the new thriller Get Out for free.
Donates $1 Million to Chicago Public Schools
March 2017Chance held a press conference at a school in Chicago on March 6, streamed live on Instagram, in order to announce he was donated big money to CPS.
“I am proud to announce I’m donating one million dollars to CPS for arts and original programming,” said Chance to a swelling of gasps and applause. “I’m also proud to announce that for every $100,000 raised, Social Works will donate $10,000 to a specific public high school, including the $1,000,000 I just donated.”