An effort is underway to bring awareness to the Big Shoulders Fund, which is charged with the mission to support Roman Catholic schools in the neediest areas of Chicago.

The fund supports children through scholarships, special education programs, instructional equipment, school facility improvements, faculty support and operational grants.

Big Shoulders Fund executive director Joshua Hale joined us this morning to talk about the program.

For more information on the Big Shoulders Fund, including how to donate, click here.