Christmas Season Celebrated #CSC Initiative
Hashtag your personalized holiday video and share your fondest memories about Christmas on social media #CSC
Invest in our Future, Our Children
Donate to your local non-profit organizations and make a difference, our children are worth it #CSC
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Our Mission and Vision

Our commitment and vision is to bridge the generational socio-economic gap negatively impacting minorities, resulting in a more balanced, effective, and unified society.

Chuck Sanders Charities is a non-profit organization created to provide financial support to minorities nationwide through the following programs.

  1. Entrepreneurial scholarships and grants.
  2. Scholarships benefitting those students who may not otherwise qualify for traditional scholarship opportunities
  3. Financial support for youth sports
  4. Building partnerships with other charities and religious organizations for the same common cause.

Meet Chuck Sanders

Community Leader & Philanthropist

Charles “Chuck” Sanders is CEO of Urban Lending Solutions (ULS). He founded ULS (originally Urban Settlement Services) in 1998. In the years following, Chuck built ULS into a highly respected provider of outsourced fulfillment and settlement services to the mortgage origination and servicing industry.

Chuck is the recipient for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2012 Award in the Western Pennsylvania area, and was named one of the Top 10 Black Entrepreneurs in the nation by Inc. Magazine.

Under Chuck’s leadership, ULS gained a reputation for developing quality organizational solutions to solve complex business problems for many national banks. By 2011, ULS was ranked No. 15 in the Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing companies in the financial services industry and No. 205 across all industries. Year after year, ULS finds itself as a Top company featured by Black Enterprise Magazine. In the Black Enterprise magazine’s Top 100 list, ULS ranks No. 1 in revenue in the services industry. Overall, ULS ranks No. 19 among the companies listed in the Black Enterprise magazine’s Top 100 list.

Before building ULS, Chuck learned the real estate business working in operations and sales at ValuAmerica. There, Chuck became a nationally recognized vendor recruiter and provider of real estate information, technology, products, and services.

Chuck attended Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania, where he led Division II in rushing and was a candidate for the Heisman Trophy. Chuck is a member of the Penn Hills and Slippery Rock University Hall of Fame. He graduated with a BS in Business Management in 1986 and was drafted by the NFL San Diego Chargers. He played the 1986 and 1987 season in his hometown of Pittsburgh for the Steelers.

Chuck lives with this wife, Elisa, and their children in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Chuck and his wife started Chuck Sanders Charities (CSC), an organization dedicated to helping fund and support existing charities and youth programs.

phi·lan·thro·py (fəˈlanTHrəpē)

noun – the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.

#CSC Christmas Season Celebrated

During this holiday season let’s make a difference by helping the less fortunate by donating a toy to a local charity

The #CSC challenge was created as a social media marketing initiative by Donsville Media Group (DMG) for Chuck Sanders Charities. Chuck Sanders Charities goal is to raise public awareness during the holiday season, so we  not only celebrate with our family and loved ones but also remember to help the less fortunate in this time.

STEP 1: Make a personalized cell phone video reminiscing on some of your fondest or most inspirational holiday moments and memories. Tell us why the holidays are so important to you and your loved ones. Then challenge your friends and family to do the same and share their story.

STEP 2: After making your personalized cell phone video post it on your social media networks with the hashtag #CSC and like us on Facebook.

Chuck Sanders Charities has partnered with local non-profits and youth organizations in Pittsburgh for the #CSC initiative such as The Kingsley Association and ACH Clear Pathways. We encourage everyone both locally and  nationally to donate unopened toys to their local non-profit organizations and charities this Christmas. Together we can create some unforgettable memories for the less fortunate during the holidays.

In Pittsburgh you can drop off your toys at The SAVOY Restaurant in the Strip at 2623 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or at The Kingsley Association at 6435 Frankstown Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15206.

CSC Media

CSC a staple of Pittsburgh’s philanthropic community through involvement and contributions

- Chuck Sanders



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