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 and, if possible, send Danielle an email at pernini@cjacademy.org to let her know your gift is on the way.

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 the above email address or (773) 696-4907. Items in blue font indicate embedded website links. Items highlighted in yellow are near-term, high priorities. Quantities specified next to an item are what we hope to receive. We are grateful for any lesser quantity.

Clothing Wish List
Some students are in need of casual clothing to wear on occasional “out of uniform” days. We are grateful for any item from this list.
Pokemon hoodie Small(1) Medium(3) Large(3)
Super Mario hoodie Small(1) Medium(3) Large(3) XL(1)
Jogger sweatpants Small(1) Medium(3) Large(3) XL(1)
Long Sleeve T-shirt 3-pack (Teal, brown, dk. green) Small(1) Medium (2) Large(2)
Long Sleeve Striped T-shirt (any combination of colors) Small(1) Medium(3) Large(3) XL(1)
Boys Fleece Hooded Sweatshirt in Grey Small(1) Medium(3) Large(3) XL(1)
Avatar T-shirt Medium(2) Large(2)

College & Career Persistence Programs Wish List
Target, Amazon or Visa gift cards ($25 increments)
Gift cards are given to alumni to help them get set up in dorm rooms, as achievement incentives and to assist with housing insecurity.

Sedan or minivan (good condition)
Our College-Persistence team would be incredibly grateful to have this vehicle to visit alumni at their high schools and colleges and to take alumni on college visits.

Technology Wish List
Sony HDRC-X405 Camcorder
60W USB C Charger (20)

Language Arts Wish List
Library Book Wish List
Gift Cards to the Open Books Bookstore The Open Books bookstore is a non-profit store that supports literacy programs in Chicago. Your gift card donations will enable CJA students to purchase books as part of a school field trip. Please complete the e-gift card purchase in your name and then forward the electronic gift card to Danielle Pernini at pernini@cjacademy.org.

Co-Curricular Wish List
Adult Bike Helmets (7) Gently used also welcome!