When you make a contribution to 826CHI, you are directly enhancing the education of thousands of Chicago students by helping us offer them free After-School Tutoring & Writing, in-class support, hands-on learning during our Field Trip program, and creative-writing Workshops during evenings, weekends, and throughout the summer. These services are provided free to students and teachers throughout the city, and your generosity plays a vital part in making it all possible.
There are few things more rewarding than helping a student realize the value of his education or the power of her writing and voice.
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Call 773-772-8108 between 10 am and 6 pm. Central time.
Mail your personal check or money order (made to 826CHI) to
1276 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60622 USA
Does your company offer a matching gift program, making your donation go twice as far? If your company has a corporate giving program or foundation, it's likely that they'll match donations to 826CHI made on behalf of their employees, retired employees, and even employee spouses. Does your company donate for the hours you serve as a volunteer? Please email us to let us know!
And finally, if you live in Chicago, we're always very appreciative of the donation of your time!
826CHI is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are fully tax deductible. A letter of acknowledgement will be sent within a month of sending your contribution. If you have any questions about donations, please email Barry Benson.
Thank you to all who help us provide our programs. Below is a list of some of the corporations and foundations who generously support 826CHI:
Judy Family Foundation
Northern Trust Charitable Trust
Chauncey and Marion D. McCormic Family Foundation
City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
The MacArthur Foundation
McGowan Gin Rosica
The Donley Foundation
Margaret Baker Foundation
Colonel Stanley R. McNeil Foundation
Altria Companies Employee Community Fund