We Can't Do it Without You!

students at Dixon Elementary School holding up Barrel of Monkeys notebooks in the classroom.

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Barrel of Monkeys’ in-school residencies and after-school programs inspire Chicago students to feel confident in their writing abilities - and we rely on community support to make it all possible!

Consider becoming a part of the BOM family by making a tax-deductible gift. Your generous support allows us to bring out the storyteller in every student and keep intergenerational theatre alive in Chicago.

Thanks for being awesome!

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

“These are some of the funniest nonfamous people in the city... every time I see them they exceed my expectations.”

–Jenn Goddu, The Chicago Reader