Join 826CHI on Thursday, October 4 at the Chicago Cultural Center for...


Eat Your Words is an evening of outstanding stories, marvelous food, and incomparable company to celebrate and support the students of 826CHI. 

We hope to spot you among our faithful friends to toast to our students' stories.



With your help we can 

support 3,500 STUDENTS

at 115+ SCHOOLS

in 52+ ZIP CODES

with 500+ VOLUNTEERS

and print 140+ BOOKS of their stories!



Click the link above or email for more information. 

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826CHI supports Chicago students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and helps teachers inspire their students to write. We believe that great leaps in learning can happen with individualized attention, and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success. 

Your support helps our students build critical skills in playful yet challenging programs, free
of charge. Your gift also provides a platform for these thousands of young Chicagoans to share their stories and ideas effectively, creatively, confidently, and in their individual voice.

8 2 6 C H I  •  1276 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622  • • 773.772.8108


You can find sponsorship details here or email