Charity Details

Friends of Goethe

Help Chicago public school students achieve their educational and life goals!

Issue Area: Education
Non-profit Status: 501(c)3
Mission:
At Goethe, we are bucket fillers who aim high, persevere, and collaborate to attain our educational and life goals. Our Vision is to create a humanitarian community that produces young adults who are curious about the world around them and are ready to solve problems, challenge ideas and succeed in an ever-changing world.
Specific Needs:
Friends of Goethe School (FOGS) is a Logan Square and West Bucktown group of parents, friends, and neighbors working together to make Goethe Elementary a better school for everyone in Chicago. Friends of Goethe School is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that sponsors several fund-raising events each year and an annual pledge drive to supplement the public dollars Goethe receives. Our goal is to raise enough money to keep class sizes low and add enrichment programs to the school. In addition to monetary donations, friends of Goethe are in need of school & office related items (paper, art supplies, basketballs, gardening supplies, gift cards for pizza parties, items for teacher & staff appreciation and numerous items for us to raffle or auction off at our fundraising events!

Our Needs:

Books, Periodicals, & Magazines
Cameras & Photography
Food & Drink
Musical Instruments & Accessories
Silent Auction Prizes
Sports Equipment
Kids - Toys & Games
Cell Phone & Tablets
Electronics (other) & Accessories
Kids - School Supplies
Gardening & Outdoor
Cleaning Supplies & Equipment
Volunteers & Monetary donations