Food Education makes a difference in young peoples’ lives both today and in the future. Your gift makes it possible.


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2825 West Fifth Ave. Chicago, IL 60612

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Please contact Tamara Golden, Director of Development, 773-590-9505


The Brian E. Kruk Memorial Fund

The Pilot Light Board of Directors established the Brian E. Kruk Memorial Fund in 2022. The Fund honors Brian’s legacy at Pilot Light, with funds devoted to supporting the Food Education Fellowship and the teachers who embody Brian’s love of food and learning.

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Recognition Circles

In 2020, Pilot Light established Recognition Circles to honor individual donors who helped us build a strong foundation in food education and those whose continued generosity sustains programs which support students and teachers.

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Donor Advised Funds

With many donor advised funds, you can use DAF Direct to recommend grants for Pilot Light. Contact Director of Development Tamara Golden at or 773-590-9505 to learn more!



Corporate Matching

With a corporate matching gift, you can increase the impact of your donation.

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Gift of Stock

Would you like to make a gift of stock? Amplify your gift—and your tax deduction—with one simple strategy.  

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Pilot Light is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by current law.

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