ways to give & support

To learn about the benefits of sponsorship or to coordinate a donation, please contact the Development Office at
773-715-9558 ext. 301 or via email.


Give a One Time or Recurring Charitable Gift

Support Namaste students’ learning and wellness needs year-round with a one-time or 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.


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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


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Estate Gifts

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.


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Stocks & 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 development@namastecharterschool.org.


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Affiliate Giving

There are many ways to support Namaste while doing the things you already do! Check out our list of affiliate programs below.

  • Shop with Amazon Smile: Choose Namaste as your favorite charity and we’ll receive 0.5% of your purchases.

  • Sign up for a Target credit or debit card and receive 5% off all your Target purchases – and Namaste gets 1% back when you designate our school.

  • Support Teachers and Projects with DonorsChoose.org.

  • Support Namaste by selling your items on Ebay. Designate 10 % – 100% of the selling price to go to our school.

  • Namaste is a member of the Combined Federal Campaign. Federal employees can designate a contribution to Namaste through a simple payroll deduction using code 30718.

  • Support Namaste when you search the Web or shop online with Goodsearch.


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Volunteer

Namaste offers a variety of volunteer opportunities ranging from one day experiences to roles with regular weekly schedules. Volunteering is a great way to be involved in your community and to support a local school.