The TWS Foundation Ensures the Future of Our Theatre

The TWS Foundation, formed in 2006, encourages and manages contributions which support and ensure the long-term promise of The Theatre of Western Springs.  The Foundation ensures the continuation of the 85 year-old legacy of our Theatre, and continuation of its Children’s Theatre School’s position as the leading educational and intergenerational theatrical institution in Chicago’s western suburbs.

Nationally recognized as one of few continuously-operating community theatres in the country, The Theatre of Western Springs boasts a history of solid financials with very strong private support, relying very little on public funding.

More than 6,500 patrons from over 80 surrounding communities support our theatre season of more than 100 performances per year.

Ways to Give

Charitable giving can significantly benefit your estate planning, helping maximize the tax advantages now and will support your philanthropic interests beyond your lifetime.

There are many opportunities for you to consider if you would like to make a planned gift to The TWS Foundation:

  • A bequest through your will
  • Gifts from retirement plans
  • Gifts of life insurance
  • Gifts of appreciated securities, real estate, or cash

The Mary Cattell Society

By indicating your commitment to include The TWS Foundation in your estate plans, you become a member of The Mary Cattell Society, a group of very special friends and supporters of TWS.

Members receive:

  • A certificate indicating membership in The Mary Cattell Society
  • Recognition in the theatre lobby and in various theatre publications
  • Special invitations and information

The TWS Foundation offers a means for people to ensure the continuance of the legacy begun by Mary Cattell. If you would like more information, just fill out and submit this form. You will receive a prompt follow up by e-mail, and we will send you the brochure detailing all of the facts.

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