Former Mayor Richard Daley is donating more than a half-million dollars of leftover campaign cash to charity.
The biggest chunk of cash, $150,000, will go to After School Matters, the organization founded by Daley's late wife, Maggie, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Another windfall of $100,000 heads to the Maggie Daley Center for Women's Cancer care.
Longtime Daley spokeswoman Jacquelyn Heard told the Tribune $100,000 also will go to the Lurie Children's Foundation, and Misericordia Home and De La Salle Institute will each get $25,000. Children of the Crossroads Foundation, the Faith Community of St. Sabina and Kids Off the Block are among organizations getting $20,000.
Since finishing his final term as Chicago mayor in 2011, Daley became a senior adviser at JPMorgan Chase, a distinguished senior fellow at the University of Chicago, sits on Coca-Cola's board and is "of counsel" at law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman.