Support Striders

Your help makes it happen

How Can You Support
Chautauqua Striders?

Donate to Striders: 

It is easy to make a donation to support the Chautauqua Striders efforts and activities. Simply use the Donate button here and you will be taken to PayPal where you can make an online donation in a safe an secure environment, using either a major credit card or with your PayPal account.

Support Striders with your donation today


If you wish to send in a donation by mail, please send to:

Chautauqua Striders Inc., Donations
301 East 2nd Street, Suite 102
Jamestown, NY 14701

Attend a Chautauqua Striders Fund Raising Event

From time to time Striders will sponsor fund raising events. Your participation in these events will hep to provide needed funds. Also they are always enjoyable occasions and an opportunity to network with others. >> Striders Events

Become a Mentor

Mentors are an integral part of our organization. The one-on-one contact with our students can make a great effect on their academic success and good life choices.. Most mentors also find the experience to be positive and fulfilling for themselves as well. Get more information about mentoring with Striders. >>  Striders Mentoring

Our Striders Wish List

Along with the other forms of support there are always items and materials that we need to maintain or enhance our programs. If you have any of the items listed below that you would be willing to donate, that would be very helpful to us. You can drop the donated materials off at our main location in Jamestown. Watch for new additions to this list from time to time.

new pencils & pens
new markers
new crayons
colored pencils
loose leaf paper
drawing paper
card stock
pocket folders
index cards
tab index dividers
globe with current country names
commercial paper shredder
variety of gift cards
Texas Instruments calculators (any)
3-ring binders
pencil sharpeners
meter & yard stick
dry erase markers
poster board
glue & glue sticks
tape: scotch, masking, painters, duct
disinfecting wipes
hand sanitizer
facial tissues
paper plates, plastic cups & silverware
rubber bands


STEM supplies
balloons (9 inch)
aluminum foil
wax paper
Legos (old or new!)
K’Nex (old or new!)
toilet paper/paper towel tubes
pvc piping & joints
glue guns & glue gun sticks
pipe cleaners
wooden skewers
straws       dowels
magnets    washers
string         corks
gears         shims
popsicle sticks
wooden paint stirrers
clear plastic storage totes