Featured DonorsChoose Classroom Project: Bring Volcanos to our Concrete Jungle!

We are once again pledging our support to Chicago schools through an organization called DonorsChoose.org.  We have selected 51 proposed school projects led by Chicago teachers who need resources and materials to bring these exciting ideas to their classrooms. One of the projects we would like to bring support to is “Bring Volcanos to our [...]

Chicago School Supply helps fight breast cancer

As we all know, breast cancer is a serious disease that affects a lot of women through the course of a year. Everyday people including my mother had to have surgery, as well as famous people such as pro golfer Phil Mickelson’s wife and mother! Phil’s wife and mother found out about a month apart [...]

Chicago School Supply Staff Spotlight

We want to get to know our customers better- so we thought it might be a good idea to introduce ourselves to you- one staff member at a time.  This month, we want to brag about our Teaching Safari Lead Instructor- Joy Price Lewis. Background: Joy Price Lewis comes from a family of educators. Her [...]

Chicago School Supply Supports Challenged Athletes Foundation

Chicago School Supply founder Michael Ockrim participated in the 2009 Muddy Buddy race to support the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). The CAF aims to change the lives of individuals with physical disabilities. Funds raised through this meaningful program allow people with physical challenges to live an active lifestyle. So what is the Muddy Buddy? Partners [...]

Teaching Safari concludes fourth week of summer field trips

Teaching Safari works very closely with the Illinois Neglected and Delinquent group homes in the Chicago Area. We provide the children with a myriad of field trips and tours, as well as continuing education courses. In working with these group homes, Teaching Safari has three distinct goals: (1) improve educational services for these children so that [...]

Enter the Chicago School Supply Educational Prize Give Away Before August 1.

What does a tricyle, a case of copy paper, a bus ride and a case of science fair project display boards have in common? You could be lucky enough to receive one of these items for free. That is correct! Chicago School Supply is giving away the following educational prizes: From Schoodoodle: A tricycle from [...]