Ozzie Guillén born in Venezuela played major league baseball for 16 seasons. Quick handed shortstop who in 1985 received the American League Rookie of the Year & The Sporting News Rookie of the Year. He became the first Latino manager in major league history to win a World Series. Leading the 2005 Chicago White Sox to their first championship in 88 years.

 

Ozzie exemplified his passion both on the field, and off. At the end of every day, his role as a leader inspired the commitment and the respect from others. 

Through the leadership and support of his wife, sons, daughter-in-law’s and grandchildren - The Guillén’s are dedicated to meeting the community where they currently are at within their lives. Listening to their stories, hearing their struggles to understand their challenges. Everyone needs a good job, the ability to communicate, financial stability, health/wellness, access to technology and a sense of cultural preservation.

 

OZZIE GUILLÉN

FOUNDATION

OUR MISSION

Empowerment for our underserved, identification of the underrepresented and inclusion of the uncounted of Chicagoland’s community members.

 

Our Foundation is committed to providing these core life sustaining elements to those that seek help.​

  • Physical Health & Wellness

  • Sports & Inclusion

  • Skills & Talent Development

  • Education & Training

  • Employment & Career Development

  • Emotional Well-Being

 EVENTS 

FUNDRAISER
Thu, Mar 26
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Mar 26, 7:00 PM
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Help us raise funds towards our services.
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MEET & GREET
Thu, Feb 13
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Feb 13, 7:00 PM
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Meet the legend himself, Ozzie Guillén!
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KICK OFF
Mon, Jan 06
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Jan 06, 7:00 PM
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Join us to celebrate our first event of the new decade!
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Ozzie knows as individuals, we all have the ability and the talent, we just need the mindset and the tools to be successful. The Guillén’s see all of Chicagoland and its community members as extended family, with the mission of fulfilling the dreams of our parents – for the benefits of our children.

 

Your Story

The Guillén family wants to hear from you - who you are, your passions, and your challenges. Whether it is an individual, family, school, team or organization.

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