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FreshLens Chicago is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and has received federal tax-exempt status. Any donations would be deductible to the extent permitted by law.

FreshLens Chicago is an Illinois not-for-profit corporation and has received federal tax-exempt status. Any donations would be deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Financial Contributions

As a non-profit organization, we are dependent on your generosity to provide educational opportunities for our students. Click the button to the right to make a one-time or recurring tax-deductible online donation, or you may mail us a check to:

FreshLens Chicago
C/O Richard Stromberg Chicago Photography Classes
4001 N. Ravenswood Suite 105
Chicago, IL 60613

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In-Kind Photography Equipment Donations

We welcome donations of photography related equipment including DSLR Cameras, mirrorless, film and point and shoot cameras, lenses, computers and auxiliary equipment such as tripods, memory cards, card readers, portable hard drives. Please contact us if you need additional information about what kind of equipment we accept.

 
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lens of hope award

Given each year to person/corporation who goes above and beyond in supporting our efforts to reach under resourced communities in Chicago.

2018 - Michele & Mark Kellner

2017 - Jenner & Block


thank you!

FreshLens Chicago would like to extend a special thank you to Richard Stromberg Chicago Photography Classes for giving FreshLens Chicago a home and for their commitment to support under-served Chicago youth.

We would also like thank the following businesses and individuals for their generous support:

Friend

  • Allan Alson & Sue Ann Glaser

  • Robin Arkin

  • Nelson Armour & Kathy Weaver

  • Susan Aurinko

  • Lydia Backer

  • Bonnie Beach

  • Bob, Vinni & Rina Biancalana

  • Laura Bossert

  • Margaret Breitzman

  • Cheri Ciampa

  • Laura & Gary Cooper

  • Debbie & Scott Davis

  • Sara Esrick

  • Bitsy Fitzsimmons

  • Anna Fredrickson

  • Doug & Paula Frohman

  • Carol & Arnie Kanter

  • Dave Futransky & Nancy Liebman

  • Carol & Bob Lounsbury

  • Leslie & Joe Garber

  • Melinda & Ray Geraldson

  • Cybele Ghossien & Rod Passman

  • Lisa Goesling

  • Loretta & Sonny Graves

  • Nancy & Kurt Gutfruend

  • Jo Heindel

  • Shigeyo Henriquez

  • Denise Izatt

  • Carol & Arnold Kanter

  • Kathleen Katz

  • Sara Kilpatrick

  • Deanna Krueger

  • Susan Lally

  • Al & Karen Lambrecht

  • Laurie & Henry Lattimer

  • Ellen Levitas

  • Lisa & Jim Levitas

  • Brett Locascio

  • Elaine & Art Margulis

  • Norma May

  • Mauren & Bill McEnerny

  • Susan Melczer

  • Maggie Meiners

  • Dayna Mendoza

  • Lucy & Matt Moog

  • Irene Moore

  • Shannon Moore & Ron Kropp

  • Susan Munro

  • Vicki Munch

  • Jim Nannini

  • Nathan Oelker

  • Jake Orlin

  • Sam Orlin

  • Terri Pucin

  • Mary Quigg

  • Dee Ragalie

  • Bruce Romain

  • Jennifer Rommel & Don Duszynski

  • Marianne & Leon Rubin

  • Kamil & Julie Sakici

  • Catherine Schulte

  • Sharon & Mark Shapiro

  • Sun Shim

  • Francine St. Claire

  • Jean Stahl

  • Joe Stam

  • Ann Stevens

  • Irene Talbott

  • Bradley & Susan Tecktiel

  • Harriet & Robert Tecktiel

  • Trish Tullman

  • Maura & Mark Saas

  • Joanne Schalk

  • Penny & Seymour Turner

  • Verne Uvodich

  • Susan Verson

  • Mary & Rich Von Stunkel

  • Julie & Jon Walner

  • Candace Wark

  • Maryana Yevtukh

Patron

  • Lee Kennicke & Mare Bradley

  • Rebecca Kale

  • Michelle & Mark Kellner

  • Nore Mares

  • Shirley Nannini & Martha Hansen

  • Denise & Jim Orlin

  • Stephanie & Peter Sinnott

  • James Wilson

In-Kind Donations

  • Max Arkin

  • Robin Arkin

  • Nelson Armour

  • Tami Bevis

  • Amber Bourque

  • Jimmy Diaz

  • Cathy Fey

  • Pip & Ted Gledhill

  • Lisa Goesling

  • Jeannie Hangartner

  • Martha Hansen

  • Shigeyo Henriquez

  • Teresa Hofheimer

  • Claire Kaufman

  • Laura Layfar

  • Heidi Levin

  • John Marcheschi

  • Patrick Maxton

  • Dayna Mendoza

  • Jeffrey Morris

  • Warren Perlman

  • Joshua Rafsky

  • Tony Reynes

  • Andy Rosen

  • Cary Seidner

  • Sun Shim

  • Amy Shuman

  • Clive Sirkin

  • Joe Stam

  • Rob Stam

  • Rebecca Sutton


Business Partners

  • Richard Stromberg’s Chicago Photography Classes

  • Hahnemühle

  • NVIDIA Corporation