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 email@example.com 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)
Jogger sweatpants Small(1) Medium(3) Large(3) XL(1)
Long Sleeve T-shirt 3-pack (Teal, brown, dk. green)Large(2)
Long Sleeve Striped T-shirt (any combination of colors) Medium(3) XL(1)
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.
Healthy Students Wish List
Salad Bars for Students
As we grow our school community over the next five years, we are in need of funds for two additional salad bars so our students, faculty and staff can continue to access nutritious choices. Our students are very excited about this opportunity! If you are interested in contributing, please click the link above. Every donation will help us reach our goal more quickly.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lower School Wish List
Weighted Stuffed Animal (2) for Lower School classroom peace space
Spot It! Game
I Can’t Do That,YET
Gearjits Roller Coaster Building Kit
Sensory Genius Sensory Mats
Engino Architecture Set
Cupstruction Building Kit
Weighted Lap Pad
Keva Structure Building Set
Math Wish List
The Game Card Game (2)
Prime Climb Game
Danger Noodle Game
Sequence Numbers Game
Shape Up Fun with Triangles book
Mistakes Are How I Learn book
I Choose to Try Again book
The Girl With A Mind for Math book
How Tall, How Short, How Far Away book
The King’s Chessboard book
Sea Clocks book
The Greedy Triangle book