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North Shore Winery

Donation Policies
North Shore Winery is a family run business. We are a proud supporter of many local organizations and fundraising events across Cook County and beyond. We understand donations are a part of continuing the betterment of our community and we are proud to be a contributor to many organizations and fundraising efforts year after year.

Before you make a donation request, please know that we average three donation requests a day and still need to maintain our day-to-day operations. It is difficult for us to respond to these requests and impossible for our business to donate to everything, as much as we would love to

Policies and Requirements:

  • Organizations must be a 501(c)3 registered and an appropriate form or tax ID number must be provided.
  • North Shore Winery does not provide
    • cash (paper currency) donations.
    • wine bottle or cider bottle donations. Standard donations may be tasting room gift certificates or logo merchandise.
    • funding for new organizations, small businesses, or for-profit entities.
    • donations for individuals in pursuit of personal goals or tragedies instead we give to supporting organizations that in turn help those in need.
    • donations designed solely for religious purposes.
  • Priority is given to local organizations where we can see the greatest impact on our community and in-turn support those who support us the most.
  • Donations requests are not accepted via the phone or through in-person solicitations. Please do not approach tasting room staff for donations.
  • Previous donations are not indicative of future donations.

Donation requests must be made via email to info@northshorewinery.us. Due to the high volume of requests, we are not able to respond to all requests. All requests must have the following information to be considered:

  • Your organization’s non-profit Tax ID#
  • Date, time, and place of event
  • What the donation is to be used (silent auction, live auction, raffle, etc.)
  • The request must be received no later than four weeks before the date of the event.
  • Submitting a donation request per the above guidelines, does not guarantee a donation.

Thank you for considering North Shore Winery for your fundraising efforts. We wish you the best!