Other Ways to Support

Support While You Shop or Buy for PCA

Choose Polaris as your favorite charity and we’ll receive 0.5% of your purchases.

Choose Polaris as your favorite charity and we’ll receive 0.5% of your purchases.

Box Tops are worth 10 cents to Polaris.

Box Tops are worth 10 cents to Polaris.

Support Polaris teachers’ requests for their classrooms.

Support Polaris teachers’ requests for their classrooms.

eBayGivingWorks

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

Mighty Nest

Support Polaris when you search the shop online with mighty nest.

Target Red Card

Sign up for a Target credit or debit card and receive 5% off all your Target purchases – and Polaris gets 1% back!

Donating Stocks and Other Securities

It is easy to donate your appreciated securities to Polaris Charter Academy – and you may receive very favorable tax benefits when compared to donating cash. Please contact us to discuss this opportunity: 773-534-0820 or ctalaske@pcachicago.org.

Giving In Kind

Polaris provides school and classroom supplies for all students at no cost to the families.  Corporations and individuals can support Polaris through many in-kind opportunities year-round.
Our current needs include:

  • Printing services
  • Technology Supplies
  • School supplies (including pencils, pens and student art supplies)
  • Musical instruments
  • Professional services including graphic design, marketing and website support

Support our classrooms and school community by purchasing items from our Wish List!

Including Polaris in Your Estate Plans

Please consider including Polaris Charter Academy  in your estate plans and leave an impact on Chicago’s children for decades to come. If you would like to include Polaris in your estate plans or will, or as a beneficiary of your retirement plan or life insurance policy, the following language may be useful:

Polaris Charter Academy, 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 620 N. Sawyer Ave., Chicago, IL 60624. Tax identification number: 01-0874029. 

If you would like to include Polaris in your estate plans, we hope you will let us know but that choice is up to you. Thank you for your consideration.

 

Contact Information

To learn about the benefits of sponsorship or to coordinate a donation, please contact Elizabeth K. Whiting at ewhiting@pcachicago.org or 773-534-0820.

Polaris Charter Academy’s mailing address is: 620 N. Sawyer Ave., Chicago, IL 60624

Thank you for considering our community’s needs!