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Skool of Skills is a Chicago charity and not-for-profit organization focused on providing positive influences to our youth. Focused in the urban and suburban communities of Chicago where youths are equally impacted by society failings, Skool of Skills is geared up to create an intellectually stimulating environment anchored in athleticism and education.
This Chicago charitable organization is committed to uplifting the ideals which support youth development and to construct avenues for change where change is needed. Changes in attitude, aspirations, and behaviors. Skool of Skills provides Chicago basketball camps, after-school educational programs such as our new “Money Skool Program”, which teaches kids to save and invest money and do community volunteer activities.
Every contribution makes a difference…
Unlike other large non-profit organizations which receive donations from major corporations, Skool of Skills makes its way through supporters like you. In order to expand programs and help more kids, we need your support. Your contribution will enable us to provide opportunities to further develop our athletic and educational programs. Of course, your charitable contributions are exempt from federal taxation. Your support is vital to sustain and grow Skool of Skills. Ask your friends and family to also donate to Skool of Skills using our online donation page.
Why Donate to Skool Of Skills?
Skool Of Skills is a community-based charity network. We do not have grant writers or professional solicitors on staff. We work regular jobs like you do. After work and on weekends, we go into gear to help. We see the need everyday. We can do more. I personally enjoy teaching kids. I can think of no greater thing than to give knowledge and understanding.
How Often Should I Donate to Skool Of Skills?
Well, that’s up to you. We are a ongoing organization, doing events all year long. We don’t stop unless the money’s not there. Usually, the Board of Directors would chip in out of pocket to keep something going. As you may see, our programs do not require a lot of money to implement. We would like to see consistency in our programs and with the kids who look forward to the next event. We are always planning future events and programs. So your help is greatly needed!
How To Donate
We accept checks, money orders and online donations. Our address for mail-in donations is:
Skool Of Skills, Inc.
27 N. Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60606
We accept online donations through square and Givelify. Both Square and Givelify is secure and you may use any major credit or debit card for the donation. At this time, we do not accept PayPal but we will be accepting Cash App, Venmo and Zelle Pay in the near future for those who prefer to use these methods.
Other Ways To Donate
There are a number of ways to help! Besides donating money, you can also donate property, equipment, used computers, and your time. Donate products from your business, or even services. Make a tax-exempt stock donation. Many companies offer a matching gift programs. If your company does offer such a program, register your donation to us with them so they can match it.