Wish List

Thank you for your interest in supporting our students and alumni. Donations can be mailed or dropped off at the school (5058 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60644). If mailing, please include Attn: Danielle Pernini in the address. If you prefer to make a cash donation to enable us to purchase a specific item, or if you have any questions, please contact Danielle Pernini at pernini@cjacademy.org.

Items in blue font indicate embedded website links. Items highlighted in yellow are near term, high priorities.

Clothing Wish List
Chicago Jesuit Academy makes uniform clothes, business clothes and winter outerwear available to CJA students and alumni. We appreciate your donations of new and gently used items.

Belts: brown and black, all sizes

Khaki pants, student sizes
Blue dress shirts, student sizes
Sturdy backpacks
Winter jackets, all sizes needed, boys medium and small sizes are an immediate need
Winter gloves, all sizes needed; larger sizes are immediate need

Co-curricular Wish List
Sponsor a team! (esp. track team: jerseys, bus fees, meet fees; and basketball team: league fees, tournament fees)
Lacrosse balls
CJA branding/embroidery for Track Team’s uniforms

College-Persistence Programs Wish List
Subway, Chipotle or other restaurant chain gift cards in small denominations
Jewel-Osco or Target gift cards
SSAT test prep materials: Math (5), SSAT Study System< (5), Cracking the SSAT (5)
Catholic High School Entrance Exam Prep book (5)
Sponsorships for summer enrichment opportunities, athletic camps, and other programs
Employment or internship opportunities for alumni

General Wish List
Window Boxes (2 boxes 7″W x 30″L; 6 boxes 7″W x 36″L)
Ground coffee
Electric pencil sharpeners
Dry erase markers
Long-Arm Stapler
Globe (3)
Graph paper
Loose leaf binder paper
Postage stamps
Manila File Folders
Avery filing and mailing labels
Floor lamps

Jazz Band Wish List
Djembe Drum Sets-3rd-5th grade music and percussion classes; (16)
Entry Level Digital Piano (12-16)

Language Arts Wish List
Library Book Wish List
Amazon Gift Cards (ideally $50 increments)

Learning Resource Center Wish List
Informational Text Game
English Language Learner Games Library
Tricky Words & Phrases Teaching Cards
Can Do! Vocabulary Game Gr. 3-4
Vocabulary Folder Game Library Gr. 2-3
Can Do! Figurative Language Game Gr. 3-4
Vocabulary Folder Game Library Gr. 4-5
Can Do! Reading Informational Text Game Gr. 3-4

Lower School Wish List

Math Wish List
Everyday Mathematics Fraction Circles (30 sets)
Everyday Mathematics Card Decks (20 sets)

Nurse and Social Workers Wish List
Orthodontic services
Professional Evaluation Services
Bottled water
Ace wraps
Nail clippers
Nail brushes
Eye glass repair kits
Pedometers (12)
Dental Floss
Sample size deodorant
Board Games & Card Games:
– Connect Four
– Guess Who
– Heads Up for Kids
– Shoots & Ladders
– Sorry
– Uno

Science Wish List
Indoor potted plants
Evolution & Classification of Life Poster
Life on Earth Timeline
Reading Science