With your help, hope is within reach.

Your support is needed now more than ever as we intensify engagement with our scholars and their families.  Give a gift at any level to make an immediate impact and support the work of Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois work with scholars today. 

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For additional ways to support our work, please review the following:

Mail Your Contribution

Attn: Development Office
Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois
1100 North Laramie Avenue
Wilmette, IL  60091-1021

Give by phone

You can give using a credit card over the phone by calling 847-920-2783.

Wire Transfer

If you would like to donate via an ACH Wire Transfer, please call Robbi Lustig, Business Manager, at 847-920-2783 for our wiring instructions.

Memorial Funds

A gift to Boys Hope Girls Hope in honor of a friend or loved one is a meaningful and lasting way to celebrate their accomplishments, lives, and memory.

Immediately upon receipt of your gift, the honoree or family will be notified in writing. The amount of your gift will not be disclosed. Fill out the online donation form for a tribute gift.

To make a tribute or memorial gift via check, please include:
• The name of the honoree
• The contact information of the party you would like to notify

Multi-Year Pledges & Recurring Gifts

Consider a long-term commitment to the success of our program. Monthly and quarterly gifts can be set up on your credit card with our online donation form, and annual pledges are gratefully accepted. Contact Robbi Lustig, Business Manager, at [email protected] or 847-920-2783, for more information on this process.

Planned Giving

Planned gifts include gifts through a will, life income gifts, charitable gift annuities, life insurance, and charitable trusts. We urge you to consult with your attorney or professional tax advisor about the possible benefits of making a planned gift to Boys Hope Girls Hope of Illinois. This foresighted generosity saves you in taxes, gives you peace of mind, and provides a future for our scholars.
To inquire about setting up planned gift get in touch with Lemone Lampley, Donor Experience Manager, at 847-920-2779  or [email protected].

Stock Gifts

Gifts of long-term appreciated stock allow donors to avoid paying capital gain tax and are fully deductible for up to a maximum of 30% of your adjusted gross income if you have owned the stock for at least 12 months prior to making the transfer.  Please contact Robbi Lustig, Business Manager, at [email protected] or 847-920-2783, to obtain specific instructions on making a stock gift.

Gifts In-Kind

We accept gifts-in-kind that can be used in our programs. Examples include food, furnishings, computers, cars, real estate, and school or office supplies.

To learn more about our current needs or any of these giving options, please contact Robbi Lustig, Business Manager, at [email protected] or 847-920-2783.


We pledge to ensure your investment has the impact that it merits. Boys Hope Girls Hope continues to enhance our Performance Management Tool, utilizing peer accountability and support across our sixteen affiliates and Headquarters.

This consistent evaluation allows us to assess our data-centric, outcomes-oriented programming. Our ability to generate real-time data gives us the opportunity to provide maximum transparency to our stakeholders.

View our financial information and our Annual Report by clicking the links below.

Additionally, Boys Hope Girls Hope adheres to AFP’s Donor Bill of Rights.

Boys Hope Girls Hope and all 16 affiliates undergo an annual audit. This transparency enables us to demonstrate our sound stewardship of the resources invested by our generous donors.