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Make a Donation

Donate. Your investment in our work goes a long way. By donating to Ada S. McKinley, you are supporting community-driven, reputable programs serving more than 7,000 people annually at over 70 locations, primarily in Chicago, with additional sites in Wisconsin and Indiana. Ada S. McKinley is one of the largest human services organizations in the country. Services are provided 24-hours, 365 days a year.

Check out the impressive range of services your support makes possible!

Thank you in advance for investing in the future of our communities! Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Your contribution is tax-deductible to extent allowed by law.

Donations by Mail:
Ada S. McKinley Community Services
Administrative Offices
1359 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60607-1905

*Checks should be made payable to Ada S. McKinley Community Services.

Help Us Get Justice For Our Founder

New research indicates racial bias denied Ada S. McKinley her rightful place in history.  This injustice was brought to light in several recent news stories.  View them here and learn how you can help us make it right.

Corporate Partnership Opportunities

Corporate partnerships are critical to assisting the agency in fulfilling its vision that all people have the opportunity for education and employment.
Contact Us to learn how you can support our mission to empower, educate and employ people through sponsorship’s, along with in-kind contributions of time, talent and supplies.

Sponsorship Opportunity:  Trunk Scholarships for College Students
Each year, we provide off-to-college trunks to first-year college students. The trunks are filled the things they need to reach success in their new environment (technology tools, desk supplies, bedding and linens, electronics, etc.). The scholarships were founded by Revie Sorey, our former Director of Educational Services and Chicago Bear, and are made possible by annual sponsors and community partnerships.  Download the Trunk Scholarship Sponsor Packet

Community Service Projects
Check out how Peoples Gas and HSBC/ Rebuilding Together Metro Chicago contributed their time and talents to the agency by refurbishing and making updates to two of our sites.

Contact Your Legislators

The vision of Ada S. McKinley is that all people have the opportunity for education and employment.  The agency relies on state and federal funding support to make to make this possible.

We encourage you to contact your elected officials and urge them to consider, continue, and increase funding for human services programs.

Obtain contact information for your elected officials, according to your address.

Support Us While You Shop

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 5% of eligible Amazon purchases for shoppers who designate Ada S. McKinley as their charity of choice.   Designate Ada S. McKinley as your AmazonSmile beneficiary.

Employment Opportunities

Ada S. McKinley Community Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or age.  In addition, the agency offers special programs that provide training and employment opportunities for adults with disabilities, enabling them to live with dignity and to become self-sufficient.  Learn about current Employment Opportunities at the agency.