Make a difference in the lives of your fellow Chicagoans.

Donations made to Children’s Place Association have a direct impact on the future of Chicago’s children. Your support helps us provide critical services to children affected by serious health issues and extreme poverty.

The CARES Act allows taxpayers to take a charitable deduction of up to $300 for those who take the standard deduction on their Federal income tax return. Consult with your tax advisor/attorney for more information.


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Please help us continue our vital work by contributing today.

Donate Online

Individual or Corporate Contributions

Online: Donate Now to make an easy and secure donation to Children’s Place Association.

Mail: If you prefer to pay by check, mail it to:

(Payable to) Children’s Place Association
Development Office
700 N. Sacramento, Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60612

Matching Gifts

Check with your employer to see if your gift can be matched.

Everyday Hero

Everyday Hero allows individuals and teams to raise money for Children’s Place through an online fundraising platform. You can develop your own project, set a revenue goal and reach out to friends and colleagues to support your effort. Click here to create your own Everyday Hero Challenge page today.

Leave a Legacy

Include Children’s Place Association in your will, and establish a philanthropic legacy that will help support vulnerable children and families for years to come. Please contact Daniel Dever for more information.

Gift of Stocks

Give a gift of stocks to Children’s Place Association. Please contact Daniel Dever if you are interested in contributing a gift of securities.

Donate Your Car

You can convert your car or other vehicle into a tax-deductible donation that will support the work of Children’s Place Association. We partner with the V-DAC program (Vehicle Donation to Any Charity) which processes vehicle donations on our behalf. V-DAC accepts cars, trucks, motorcycles, RV’s, boats and more. You can donate online or call 877-999-8322 to make your donation by phone. Click here to start the process.

Gifts In Kind

In-kind gifts help reduce day-to-day expenses and make a direct impact on those we serve. Items currently needed:

  • Grocery store gift cards – $20 increments, restricted to Jewel and Aldi stores only
  • Disposable diapers and training pants
  • Baby wipes
  • Similac baby formula
  • AA and D batteries
  • Learning toys
  • Crib sheet sets
  • Child size luggage

To donate items on the list, please contact our Development Office at 312-660-3030 or email us today.


Used Items

You can also help our client children and families by donating gently used clothing, furniture, books, toys and household goods. Children’s Place Association has partnered with Family Tree Resale to provide needed support for our clients.

When you donate items (or make a purchase) on behalf of Children’s Place, you will earn credits for our organization. Each quarter, Family Tree issues vouchers that Children’s Place distributes to our client families. These vouchers allow parents to shop at the store and obtain clothes and other essentials.

Family Tree Resale is located in Chicago’s Lincoln Square neighborhood, at 5066 N Lincoln Avenue. Phone 312-918-9260; website

Donations may be dropped off during store hours. Pick-up is available for larger items; call the store for information. Be sure to say you are donating (or shopping) on behalf of Children’s Place.

Questions about any of the above ways to give? Please contact our Development Office at 312-660-3030 or email us today.

Children’s Place Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. FEIN 36-3641017. Contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.