Donations

CLICK "DONATE NOW" BUTTON on top right of page to support this vital ministry with your generous monetary gift.  Because of you, we are.

 

Ways to Support Good News Partners

Immediate Needs:

  • Mattresses (twin and full)
  • Refrigerator
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Bunk Beds
  • Gas Stoves

Donations from friends, churches, corporations and foundations are among Good News Partners’ most vital resources.  We are sincerely grateful to all our donors, large and small.  With your help, we will continue to build community amongst our neighbors of GNP.  Here are ways to contribute:

  • Online-  Donate Here
  • Telephone--Please call 773-764-4998 to donate to GNP using Visa or MasterCard, or if you just need assistance donating. Ask for Jan.
  • Mail – Please send a check or money order, payable to “Good News Partners,” to:  Good News Partners, 1600 W. Jonquil Terrace, Chicago, IL 60626.
  • Matching Gifts – Many companies offer matching gift programs that will double, sometimes triple, your gift to GNP.  If you have questions about your company’s matching gift program, please contact your personnel office.
  • Stock and Mutual Funds
    Good News Partners accepts stock donations directly to our stock account with York Securities.Ask your broker to donate the stock to:
    Good News Partners
    Account No. QYK-224770
    DTC No. 0443
    Once we receive the stock we will send you an acknowledgment letter with tax deduction information.Stock donations are fully deductible for up to 50% of one’s income, just as cash donations are.
  • Planned Giving—By including GNP in your will or living trust, you can have a greater impact in establishing affordable housing.  A charitable gift annuity is a legacy of giving, providing more affordable housing.  Please contact Jan Hubbard,(773-764-4998x103) jan@goodnewspartners.org ;  or Peter Horth (773-764-4998x104), peter@goodnewspartners.org to discuss your planned giving contribution. With all planned giving, you should consult your attorney or tax consultant to consider the best arrangements for your circumstances.

Your gift matters 

$200 gift—Provides a month’s worth of tutoring, led by professional reading specialists, through our Reading Coaches Program for first- and second-graders at Gale Academy, the Chicago Public School in the neighborhood.

$300 gift—Provides one month of affordable housing for a family at the Jonquil SRO.

$500 gift—Provides one-on-one case management support with a certified counselor for one month for a family in New Life.

$1,000 gift—Provides vocational training for one person for a month in our Good News Builders apprentice program.

$5,000 gift—Provides the necessary support to help a New Life family make the move from Interim Housing to an affordable private apartment.

Purchase a Condo Unit or an Apartment Building

Consider purchasing a property in Rogers Park as a personal investment and allow Good News Partners to manage and operate the property for ten or fifteen years to provide affordable housing for one or more families. You retain the ownership control and the property appreciation over time. Good News Partners manages the property and pays all the bills out of rental proceeds. Terms are negotiable.

Please contact Jan Hubbard for details: jan@goodnewspartners.org