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826CHI Forward Update

December 1st—

So much has been happening at 826CHI! We've added three building plan updates to our Capital Fund's web site. Keywords: Dyson Air Blades, Helios Design/Build and Demeter Millwork morse code bookshelves, Gensler painting party. There are tons of photos at >> "The Fund's Progress"

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Help Write Our Future

November 26th—

In 2015, 826CHI celebrates 10 years of inspiring students to write. Your contribution supports the decade to come.

Please read more and consider a gift at this #GivingTuesday.

Thanksgiving Advice from an 826CHI Student

November 27th—

Although 6th-grader Renata's advice is specifically "What to Do at a Fancy Dinner," we wonder how much of her insight could apply to your Thanksgiving festivities...

"#4. When you think the old people get annoying or boring, ask them if they want to run laps around the building. Keep everyone active."

Read the rest in our Writing Gallery >>


November 26th—

This season, and in anticipation of ‪#‎GivingTuesday‬, we're inviting our supporters to share what growing up means to you, using only four words.

Follow the hashtag ‪#‎ForwardsInFourWords‬ to see what others have shared, and contribute your own >>

Read more about this project at

Small Business Saturday

November 26th—

Citizens of Chicago: The Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co. requests your continued allegiance on Small Business Saturday! Stop by 1276 N Milwaukee Ave between the hours of 11am and 6pm, and snag some cryptic gifts for your loved ones—all while supporting local business and 826CHI.

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