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Mail to: FTCNS, 1500 W. Elmdale Ave., Chicago, IL 60660

Email Kate Brenner at with any questions.

See below for other ways you can easily support Families Together and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the school at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!

AMAZON SMILE – Whenever you make a purchase from or the Amazon mobile shopping app, you can earn money for FTCNS by going to Amazon Smile and choosing Families Together Cooperative Nursery School as a beneficiary. To make it extra easy, remember to bookmark

FOR SMALL HANDS – Check out this wonderful catalog of Montessori inspired children’s toys, tools, and equipment ( If you order before 12/31/2020 and enter our school’s id (222380) when you check out, FTCNS gets 10% of each $25+ order placed to use toward purchases for the classrooms.  

*FTCNS is a private, non-profit preschool program in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago. FTCNS is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization and, as such, your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Additionally, we are registered with the Illinois Secretary of State as a not-for-profit corporation. Please contact a qualified tax professional for more information.

If you have any questions, please contact us or email  Thank you!