Shop and Donate thru the Business Partnership Program!


We strongly encourage you to support our local merchants. As Business Partners, these merchants support Friends of Blaine. So, please shop with them and help us raise money for the school to support educational programming! Just look for the official decal in the window.



Whether it’s shipping services, photocopies (black and white or color), signs or banners of any size, or need help with mailings…visit our friends the UPS Store on Southport.
The UPS Store
3501 N Southport Ave.

A Little Bit of This offers personalized gifts for teachers, family, friends, new babies and more.
A Little Bit of This…A Unique Monogram Boutique
1413 West Grace Street

Explore & Much More
3827 N. Southport Ave.
773-880-5437 (KIDS)

Guaranteed Rate
3940 N. Ravenswood


How Do I Join The Program?

We are pleased to offer our Friends of Blaine Business Partnership Program in support of the students of Blaine elementary school and the Southport neighborhood.
For just an annual fee of $250 you can join the program. Participation is valid for one year from the date you join.
Friends of Blaine Deliverables Include:

  • A fabulous decal noting that YOU are an official SUPPORTER of the school!
  • Email blasts to approx. 600+ families of Blaine (that’s a lot of customers in your backyard!) with customized message acknowledging your support of Blaine school.
  • Your logo and link to your business Web site on our Web site

For more information, please email
Friends of Blaine is a not-for-profit volunteer run 501(c) (3) organization. All investments/donations qualify as a charitable donation for tax purposes as allowed by law.