Support

Thank you for your continued support in Streetwise and the Streetwise Gala. Simply fill out the form below to make a charitable donation to Streetwise. You can also mention the name of your Most Inspiring Chicagoan if you would like to make a donation in their name. 

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Amount

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Additional

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In-Kind Donation Wish List 

Supporters are also able to make in-kind donations of specified products to Streetwise vendors. Your in-kind donations further empowers individuals to economic stability and self-sufficiency. Please contact us if you would like to donate any of the following:

 

Magazine Vendor Program 

  • Winter Coats (XL and up)
  • Hats & Gloves
  • Hand Warmers
  • Socks
  • Long Underwear
  • Winter Boots
  • Reusable Water Bottles
  • Ponchos
  • Umbrellas
  • Ziploc Bags (1 gallon or larger, to keep magazines dry)
  • Reusable Shopping Bags
  • Backpacks

 

 

Health and Hygiene

  • Deodorant
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Soap and shampoo (travel size preferred)
  • Personal feminine supplies
  • Toilet paper
  • Kleenex Packets
  • Disposable Razors
  • Disposable wipes
  • Toothbrush and Toothpaste (travel size preferred)
  • Band-Aids
  • Anitbiotic ointment (individual packets preferred)

StreetWise Transition to Employment Program 

  • Professional Clothing only- please contact us for more details
  • Gift certificates for uniform/work attire (i.e. Walmart, Target, shoe stores)
  • Ventra Cards 

Vendor Headquarters

  • Food: Canned soups, Microwave meals (Cup-o-Noodles/Easy-Mac), jelly, fruit bars
  • Grocery store gift certificates for fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Postage stamps (Forever Stamps are best)
  • Gift Certificates for office maintenance and repairs (i.e. Home Depot, Lowe’s)
  • Computer Equipment (2010 or newer) or empty printer cartridges – please contact us for more details