Audubon Elementary School is located at 3500 N. Hoyne Ave. in Roscoe Village Credit: Flickr/ Paul Comstock

ROSCOE VILLAGE — People can support local schools next week by shopping in Roscoe Village.

More than a dozen Roscoe Village businesses are participating in the 13th annual Shop for Schools event, in which stores pledge to give 20 percent of their sales to local schools.

The two-day shopping event runs 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 6-7, according to the Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber of Commerce.

Participating businesses:

  • And Studio, 2132 W. Belmont Ave.
  • A Pied, 2037 W. Roscoe St.
  • Cinnamon Boutique, 2104 W. Roscoe St.
  • Cubbington’s Cabinet, 2015 W. Roscoe St.
  • Ellie Thompson + Co., 2139 W. Roscoe St.
  • Kenneth Ludwig Chicago, 2217 W. Roscoe St.
  • Kickin’, 2142 W. Roscoe St.
  • Moondance Chicago, 2010 W. Roscoe St.
  • Reach Pilates Studio, 2024 W. Roscoe St.
  • Roscoe Village Bikes, 2016 W. Roscoe St.
  • RoscoeBooks, 2142 W. Roscoe St.
  • The Denim Lounge, 2039 W. Roscoe St.
  • The Denim Lounge in Motion, 2037 W. Roscoe St.
  • Winnie Cooper Boutique, 2013 W. Roscoe St.

Shoppers can choose which school they’d like their money to go to when buying items. The chamber also will donate $6,000 to the six schools that raise the most money.

Participating schools:

  • Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts, 1439 W. Wellington Ave.
  • Audubon School, 3500 N. Hoyne Ave.
  • Bell Elementary, 3730 N. Oakley Ave.
  • Blaine Elementary, 1420 W. Grace St.
  • Burley Elementary, 1630 W. Barry Ave.
  • Coonley Elementary, 4046 N. Leavitt St.
  • DePaul College Prep, 3300 N. Campbell Ave.
  • Hamilton Elementary, 1650 W. Cornelia Ave.
  • Harriet Tubman Elementary School, 2851 N. Seminary Ave.
  • Hawthorne Scholastic Academy, 3319 N. Clifton Ave.
  • Jahn Elementary, 3149 N. Wolcott Ave.
  • Lane Tech, 2501 W. Addison St.
  • St. Benedict School, 3900 N. Leavitt St.
  • St. Luke Academy, 1500 W. Belmont Ave.
  • St. Andrew School, 1710 W. Addison St.
  • St. Clement School, 2524 N. Orchard St.
  • St. Josaphat School, 2245 N. Southport Ave.
  • Twinkling Stars Preschool, 2044 W. Belmont Ave.
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel, 720 W. Belmont Ave.

More information on Shop for Schools can be found on the Lakeview Roscoe Village Chamber’s website.

Jake Wittich is a Report for America corps member covering Lakeview, Lincoln Park and LGBTQ communities across the city for Block Club Chicago.

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