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Girls Rock! Chicago welcomes campers regardless of their ability to pay tuition; nearly half of all campers receive full or partial financial aid. We rely on donations to subsidize the cost of campers’ attendance, as well as funds to keep our organization up and running.

Girls Rock! Chicago welcomes campers regardless of their ability to pay tuition; nearly half of all campers receive full or partial financial aid. We rely on donations to subsidize the cost of campers’ attendance, as well as funds to keep our organization up and running.

We also hold plenty of awesome fundraisers throughout the year. If you’d like to have a good time for a good cause, sign up for our newsletter and we’ll make sure to keep you posted when something’s coming up.

You can also make a big impact by sponsoring a camper. Your donation of $500 will provide financial aid for one camper to attend camp FREE of charge. Aid is distributed on basis of financial need only. In return for your generosity, you will receive two tickets to our end of camp showcase and a CD of the music created during the week.

Interested in sponsoring a camper? Please email us at info@girlsrockchicago.org.

View our refund policy here.

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Wishlist

Need an easy way to support Girls Rock! Chicago? Pick an item (or two!) from our wish list! Each and every item donated will make a difference and help our programs run smoothly. And remember, all donations are tax deductible! By using our Amazon wish list, you can have items shipped directly to our office:

Girls Rock! Chicago
1530 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60642

Or, schedule a time to drop them off at our office! Email info@girlsrockchicago.org for details.

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Gear

Girls Rock! Chicago is currently accepting donations of musical instruments and equipment. Our organization depends upon these donations in order to uphold our commitment to creating a supportive and educational environment around music. Our status as a 501c3 non-profit means that your donation will be tax-deductible.

We are currently in need of:

  • Left-Handed Basses & Guitars
  • Bass Amps
  • Microphones
  • Guitar Cases
  • Instrument Cables
  • Mic Cables

Unfortunately, we CANNOT accept donations of broken or damaged instruments, acoustic instruments (i.e acoustic guitars, mandolins, violins, ukuleles), home audio equipment (i.e. CDs, CD players, tape decks, home audio wiring), practice drum pads, pianos, or brass instruments.

Sometimes we find ourselves with donated gear that we can no longer use. In these cases, we sell the donated gear to someone who is able to use it, returning all proceeds to the GR!C operating fund in furtherance of our charitable purpose. Please let us know if you have any restrictions in mind for the use of your donation. Feel free to ask us if you have any questions!

Please email gear@girlsrockchicago.org for all gear donation inquiries.

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Want to sponsor our camps and help us foster girls’ creative expression, self-esteem, and community awareness?

Email our Operations Manager, Kit Curl, at kit@girlsrockchicago.org to learn more.

Sponsor

Meghan Galbraith Scholarship

Meghan Lee Galbraith was born in Waukegan, IL in 1979. While young, she tinkered with drums then taught herself to play guitar. At age 18 she moved to Chicago and began to write her own music. With encouragement from others, she published the album “Best Shot” under the name Meghan Lee. Not long afterwards, she began performing as frontwoman for the band 8 Inch Betsy, which recorded and toured extensively. She served as a volunteer with Girls Rock! Chicago, enjoying the experience very much. Meghan left this world in 2015, leaving family, many friends and aspiring musicians to carry on.

GR!C created the Meghan Galbraith scholarship in her honor to recognize campers who carry on Meghan's caring attitude and infectious positivity. The Galbraith Family has made it possible for us to offer this special award to two campers each year. With your support, we can honor even more.

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Thank You

Girls Rock! Chicago wouldn’t be where we are today without the incredible support of so many awesome businesses, artists, and individuals. Their generosity allows us to continue working toward our mission every day. Our gratitude to the following businesses, artists, and individuals for their support over the years: