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
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
Cell Phone & PDAs
Cleaning Supplies
Electronics & Accessories
Flowers, Plants & Garden
Food & Drink
Musical Instruments & Accessories
Office/School Supplies & Equipment
Silent Auction Prizes
Sports Equipment
Toys & Games
Volunteers & Monetary donations