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


Make a Gift

If you would prefer to make a gift via check, please send to:
1516 W. Carroll Street, Suite 1, Chicago, IL 60607

Contact Us!

We are here to help with your questions.

For grants, corporate partnerships and matching gifts:
Kathy Argentar, Manager of Institutional Giving, 312-952-0117

For individual gifts or information about Recognition Circles, stock or donor advised funds:
MaryBeth Jirgal, Major Gifts and Events Manager, 773-456-5972

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.

Learn More


Donor Advised Funds

With many donor advised funds, you can use DAF Direct to recommend grants for Pilot Light.



Corporate Matching

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

Learn How

Gift of Stock

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

Learn How

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

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Follow Us

Donate Now