Your contribution to 826CHI directly enhances the education of thousands of Chicago youth. Our tuition-free programming—available year-round to students and teachers across the city—helps students realize the value of their education, the power of their individual voices, and the necessity of playfulness and creativity in writing.
Your generosity plays a vital part in making it all possible.
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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 so, it's likely that they'll match donations to 826CHI made on behalf of their employees, retired employees, and even employee spouses. Or, perhaps your company contributes funds on behalf of employee service hours. Please email Stien@826chi.org to let us know!
We're grateful to be a frequent beneficiary of product sales and local events. Interested in this type of support? CLICK HERE to submit an informational form, which our Development team reviews twice monthly.
If you live in Chicago, we're always deeply 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 Stien van der Ploeg (Stien@826chi.org).
Thank you to all who help us provide our programs. Below is a list of some of our generous supporters:
Judy Family Foundation
The Donley Foundation
Colonel Stanley R. McNeil Foundation
City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
Our programs are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.