Gabriel is pleased to be an official ‘Astronomers Without Borders‘ (AWB) donation site for used solar glasses.
The donated glasses will be sent to schools and other institutions in South America and southeastern Asia for the next eclipse in 2019.
AWB will examine all of the donated glasses to make sure they are ISO-certified and aren’t damaged.
Donations can be dropped off at our reception desk from 8:00am – 5:30pm. After-hours and weekend donations can be dropped off in the collection box by our side door in our parking lot.
Gabriel is located just north of downtown Chicago between North Avenue and Division Street, off the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94).