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Ways to Give

All gifts are fully tax deductible as allowed by law. For more information contact us at 312-416-2500 or

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Donate by Mail
Simply mail a check, along with a contribution form or a letter outlining the purpose of the gift, to:

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana
Fund Development
20 South Clark, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60603

Honor/Memorial Gifts
Gifts can be made online or by mail in a person’s honor or memory. If you choose to make an honor/memorial gift online, please provide any acknowledgement instructions when completing the online giving form

Stock Contributions
Click here for instructions and to complete the form.

In-Kind Donations
Click here for instructions and to complete the form.

Vehicle Donations
Vehicle donations (call 877-537-5277 toll-free or email

Planned Gifts
Contact Ashley Fuhri at 312-912-6330 to learn more about:

  • Bequesting Girl Scouts in your will
  • Making Girl Scouts a beneficiary of a retirement plan
  • Making Girl Scouts the beneficiary of a new or existing life insurance policy

The Gift of Girl Scouts

Make a donation to Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana in honor of someone special. This gift helps provide the financial assistance needed to ensure all girls can benefit from the Girl Scout leadership experience.

Consider a gift
• to say thank you
• as a holiday or birthday gift
• for Leader's Day
• for World Thinking Day

Donors will receive an acknowledgment of their gift and an honor card (see sample images on right) to send to their honoree. Donors and honorees will be recognized on our website and in our Annual Report.

Girl Scouts Affiliates

Do you have extra tickets to Cubs/Sox games, Broadway in Chicago, Disney on Ice, or similar? Consider donating them through Tix4Cause. GSGCNWI will receive 90% of the proceeds from the sale. Regardless of whether or not the tickets sell, you will receive a tax receipt for the full amount of your donation. Both paper and electronic tickets accepted!

Consider using iGive to make online purchases that you are already planning. Every person that makes a purchase (of any amount) through our link, within 45 days of registering, will earn a $5 sign-on bonus for GSGCNWI. This is on top of a percentage of the total purchase that will be donated back to the council each time you shop. With 919 stores as affiliates, you can use igive to link to almost any major retailer.

"Donate" your birthday to GSGCNWI by making a Birthday Wish to benefit our council. Facebook Causes makes it easy to ask your friends for support. Click here for a tutorial.

 Network for Good can help you support your favorite charities through one online portal. Buy a gift card to support GSGCNWI, set up automatic monthly donations, or encourage others to support our council with a Charity Badge.