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Elevating Education in Elmhurst

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Prefer to write a check? Please make payable to Foundation 205 and send to 162 South York Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126

Payroll Deductions:

We have donors participating from AT&T, Wells Fargo, Microsoft.  Foundation 205 is a designated recipient for many charities including United Way and Thrivent Financial

Matching Gift Programs:

Double your donation through your employer's a gift match program.  Simply submit your employers matching gift forms with your gift and Foundation 205 will do the rest! 


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The  AmazonSmile website is operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice:


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Your support allows Foundation 205 to flood our schools with innovative resources to ensure engaged learning at all  levels across the entire district.  We are the only Elmhurst charity that impacts the daily experiences of all public school children from kindergarten through high school.  Want to help continue our mission?

Attend our annual events!
2022 Fundraising Gala
We are hoping to make in in-person return next February.  Stay tuned for updates.
Participate in our annual programs!
Holiday Tree Sale
Purchase your outdoor tree and continue the Elmhurst tradition of spreading holiday cheer throughout your neighborhood.  Orders accepted in October for delivery before Thanksgiving.
Impact for Educations Awards
Recognize the dedication of your favorite Elmhurst teachers while supporting local Elmhurst businesses. Order accepted in April for delivery during May.

Business community support

Foundation 205 partners with many local businesses to facilitate a meaningful investment in our public schools.  The vibrancy of our community is directly related to the quality of our school system. A corporate sponsorship gift to Foundation 205 brings innovation and excellence to every student in every school.  To learn more about partnership opportunities and benefits for business sponsors, please contact our Executive Director, Kristi Amendola at

We are grateful for our 2020-2021 Business Community Partners.  Your philanthropic leadership has a tremendous impact on the strength of our community.

Bread & Butter Home

Doshi Orthodontics

Elmhurst Brewing Company

Francesca's Amici

Harris Bank

Hazyl Boutique

Kie & Kate

Maxine Elmhurst

Suburban Bank & Trust

Kelly Stetler Compass Real Estate


Victory Meat & Seafood