Donating items to our silent and live auction plays an important role in supporting our school community. We appreciate any items you donate and ask that you please consider asking your favorite businesses (i.e. restaurants, theatres, service providers, wine and liquor shops, fitness pros and many others) to make a donation to our school.
Walter Payton College Preparatory High School is a selective enrollment public high school in Chicago serving 1,076 students. The school is recognized as an international model for teaching and learning and consistently ranks among the top-performing high schools not only in Illinois but also in the country. Payton has twice received the National Blue Ribbon Award as an “Exemplary High Performing High School.” wpcp.org
Friends of Payton (FOP) is a parent-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (tax ID #36-4409659) that raises funds and provides volunteer assistance to support Walter Payton College Prep. Our mission is to enrich educational and extracurricular activities with outside resources to supplement the limited funding allotted to Payton through the public school system. wpcp.org/fop
Liz Opie, FOP Gala Chair
Moira Saliba, Vice President, Fundraising
Chris McGowan, President