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Barrel of Monkeys teaching artist Arielle Levitt holding up a makeshift marker microphone to a student

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At Barrel of Monkeys, we believe in the transformative power of storytelling to build community and elevate the voices of youth - and we rely on community support to make it all possible!

If you like what we do, consider making a tax-deductible gift to support BOM’s programs. With your help, we will continue to partner with young people to work toward a future in which everyone’s stories are heard.

Thank you!

group of Chicago elementary school students on stage with Barrel of Monkeys teachers at the University of Chicago

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

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Barrel of Monkeys is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

three Barrel of Monkeys teaching arts teaching a group of students

“Barrel of Monkeys is a great way of learning, especially when they make you laugh. My experience with barrel of monkeys was ecsellent and I might even become a monkey teacher!”

–Hillari L., Avondale Elementary