Riverside Hawks

About the Organization:

The Riverside Hawks promote athletic development, educational advancement, strength of character and successful lives for underserved youth. We accomplish our mission by:

  • Encouraging academic excellence through afterschool and extracurricular programs;
  • Helping youth establish and achieve short- and long-term personal goals;
  • Promoting the development of strong moral character and the value of fair play; and,
  • Providing a support system to ensure youth become valuable

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About A-List’s Program with Riverside:

Through the generous funding of Metropolitan Realty Group A-List began providing SAT test prep to the Riverside Hawks basketball players and other students participating in Riverside Church’s programs. Starting in the spring of 2013, A-List provided an intensive 25 hour course to the students at Riverside as well as a follow up course in fall 2013.


In fall 2013, Riverside students has an average SAT score improvement of 253 points.