Donate Money Online

Make a monthly or single donation online by credit card or bank account (ACH) using the secure Give Lively platform.

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Postal Mail or Invoice

Donate by Postal Mail

Donate by Postal Mail

Please make your check out to “Inner-City Education Program” and mail it to:

Inner-City Education Program
P.O. Box 64837
Chicago, IL 60664-0837

Request an Invoice

Request an Invoice

Email and let us know how much you’d like to donate. We will send you an official invoice.

Corporate Matching Gifts

Does your employer have a Matching Gift Program? Be sure to check after you make any donation! This process requires no other action on the part of donors other than submitting your official matching gift request, it’s incredibly easy. Complete a donation using one of the options on this page. Then check with your employer and submit a matching gift request. That’s it! The rest is between your employer and us.

Don’t want to use Give Lively?

Other ways to donate money online include:

Host an Online Fundraiser

Host a Facebook Fundraiser

Whether it be for your birthday, in response to a crisis, in honor of someone, or you just want to help out a great cause, you can easily create a dedicated Peer-to-Peer (P2P) fundraiser on Facebook at any time to benefit our charity.

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Host a Give Lively Fundraiser

Host a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) online fundraiser on the Give Lively platform at any time to benefit our charity.

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Host a GoFundMe Fundraiser

Host a Peer-to-Peer (P2P) online fundraiser on the GoFundMe platform at any time to benefit our charity.

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Event and Team Fundraising

Event fundraising includes tools for online ticketing, sponsorship, live display, text-to-give and more.

Team fundraising is a way for groups of people with shared values to make collective appeals to the generosity of others. Teams can involve friendly competition and fun challenges, all in support of our nonprofit.

Our platform supports many different types of fundraising. These options require our help with setup, which we are more than happy to do. Please contact us if you are interested.

Shop or Sell for Good

Sign up for Amazon Smile

You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon automatically donates 0.5% of the price of your AmazonSmile purchases to the Inner-City Education Program. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support the Inner-City Education Program by simply starting your shopping at instead of

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Sign up for Giving Assistant

Donate up to 30% of your purchase price to the Inner-City Education Program when you shop at 3,000+ popular online retailers using Giving Assistant! It’s easy. Giving Assistant pays you cash back, and you choose how much of it you’d like to donate to us. Try it now and find great deals, exclusive coupons, and more!

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Sign up for Ebay for Charity

Want to get rid of some old hockey equipment, used computer, iPhone, etc. Sell anything on Ebay with portions automatically benefitting the Inner-City Education Program. You can choose what % of every sale will benefit our cause.

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We are always looking for volunteers to help make a difference! Check out our many volunteer opportunities.

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“My son struggled in school getting work done, behavioral issues but Coach Dave helps us so much! His behavior has improved and grades are going up. I really enjoy this program. It helps us bond as a family and helps my son work hard in a sport instead of video games. I’m so grateful for this program!” – Parent of Program Participant

— Parent of ICE Hockey Program Participant