Other Ways to Help

Donating Stocks and Other Securities

It is easy to donate your appreciated securities to Namaste Charter School – and you may receive very favorable tax benefits when compared to donating cash. Please contact us to discuss this opportunity: 773-715-9558 ext. 301 or alipsman@namastecharterschool.org.

Not all charitable gifts offer the same tax savings.

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In-Kind Support

Corporations and individuals can support Namaste through many in-kind opportunities year-round.
Our current needs include:

  • Printing services
  • Office/printer paper
  • School supplies (including pencils, pens and student art supplies)
  • Easel/chart paper
  • Professional services including graphic design, marketing and website support
AmazonWishlist

Support our classrooms and school community by purchasing items from our Wish List!

Friends of Namaste 

Support Namaste students’ learning and wellness needs year-round with an easy recurring monthly or quarterly gift. Receive personalized student updates, exclusive school communications and know you are making a real impact on students’ and families’ lives. Learn more and register here.

Including Namaste in Your Estate Plans

Please consider including Namaste Charter School in your estate plans and leave an impact on Chicago’s children for decades to come. If you would like to include Namaste in your estate plans or will, or as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy, the following language may be useful:

Namaste Charter School, a tax-exempt nonprofit corporation under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, organized and existing under the laws of the State of Illinois, with principal address of 3737 S. Paulina St., Chicago, Illinois, 60609. Tax identification number: 20-0285795. 

If you would like to include Namaste in your estate plans, we hope you will let us know but that choice is up to you. Thank you for your consideration.

Contact Information

To learn about the benefits of sponsorship or to coordinate a donation, please contact Allison Lipsman, Director of Development: alipsman@namastecharterschool.org or 773-715-9558 ext. 301.

Namaste Charter School’s mailing address is: 3737 S. Paulina St., Chicago, Illinois, 60609

Thank you for considering our community’s needs!