We Can't Do it Without You!

Thank you for supporting our mission of celebrating the power of children’s imaginations! Every dollar goes directly toward the cost of providing creative writing residencies in CPS classrooms and FREE after-school programming to students aged 7-13 at Loyola Park.

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Barrel of Monkeys has been very lucky to receive the long-time support of many funders and individuals like you.  Whether it is making a financial donation, volunteering, or coming to That’s Weird, Grandma (and telling all your friends to come too), you are helping Barrel of Monkeys to save the world, one story at a time!

“I'll miss you guys so much, you made me start to love writing. I'll keep this notebook forever.”

–Marquisha, 5th grade, Chalmers Elementary