We support youth programs as well as basketball programs for middle and high school students by providing athletic apparel and grants to pay for uniforms as well as tournament, registration, league and travel fees to help alleviate the financial burden associated with playing basketball.

While our roots are in Chicago, Hoop ‘Til It Hurts Foundation is a national program supporting kids across the country.

Yes.The Hoop ‘Til It Hurts Foundation is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Yes. As a matter of fact, 20% of all proceeds from the HTIH apparel is donated to the Hoop ‘Til It Hurts Foundation.

The Hoop ‘Til It Hurts foundation has partnered with Project Education Plus, a non-profit organization that helps provide private tutors to students. We will continue to look for opportunities to support similar organizations in Chicago and throughout the country.

First, thank you!  You can donate to HTIH directly or by purchasing HTIH apparel for you, your family and your friends.  Please don’t forget corporate matching gifts.  We recommend talking to your financial advisor about donating in a way that works best for you which may include:

Tribute Gifts:  For your next big celebration, ask friends and family to make a donation in your name to HTIH or to buy apparel to not only give, but to also help spread the word about HTIH.

IRA Charitable Giving:  IRA owners over the age of 70 ½ may make a transfer of up to $100,000 per year to qualified charities.

Planned Giving & Bequests:  You can continue to give beyond your lifetime with programs like these.  We recommend that you talk with your financial advisor about these options.