We Can't Do it Without You!

Barrel of Monkeys teaching artist Arielle Levitt holding up a makeshift marker microphone to a student

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At PlayMakers Laboratory, we believe in the transformative power of storytelling to build community and elevate the voices of youth - and we rely on community support to make it all possible!

If you like what we do, consider making a tax-deductible gift to support PML’s programs. With your help, we will continue to partner with young people to work toward a future in which everyone’s stories are heard.

Thank you!

group of Chicago elementary school students on stage with Barrel of Monkeys teachers at the University of Chicago

PlayMakers Laboratory has been very lucky to receive the long-time support of many funders and individuals like you.  Whether it’s making a financial donation, volunteering, or coming to That’s Weird, Grandma (and telling all your friends to come, too), you’re helping PlayMakers Laboratory champion the voices of Chicago youth, one story at a time!

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PlayMakers Laboratory is a 501(c)3 organization. All donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

three Barrel of Monkeys teaching arts teaching a group of students

“You made writing so much fun. You sure have encouraged me to bring out my feelings. I did not hate any of it. Thank you for everything.”

–Cynthia, 4th Grade, Lee School