See How You Can Thank a Teacher This Teacher Appreciation Week

Now more than ever, teachers need a reminder that their work is appreciated. You can send some gratitude to the hard-working teachers who helped you by sending them a free eCard today in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week! Need some inspiration? Here are some of the messages to teachers that warmed our hearts: “Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! […]

Teachers: Check Out Our Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaways!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week. We’re excited to celebrate YOU all week long! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to helping your students succeed. To show our gratitude, we teamed-up with some of our great sponsors to offer giveaways each day during Teacher Appreciation Week! Check out these three easy ways you can enter […]

You and a Teacher Can Win a $40 OOLY Prize Pack During Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Our partner OOLY is conducting a week-long giveaway to celebrate teachers across the country for their dedicat­­ion to teaching. Enter for a chance to win an OOLY prize pack for yourself and your favorite teacher! Each pack is valued at more than $40 and includes: Bright Writers Colored Pens, Smooth Hues Marker Set, […]

Highest-Need Fund Donors Helped Transform This Classroom

Rockstar fundraiser—and 4th grade teacher—Elizabeth has raised more than $8,000 for classroom supplies by crowdfunding and applying for a Highest-Need Fund classroom grant on AdoptAClassroom.org. See how donations powered Elizabeth’s classroom transformation: From classroom to home Elizabeth spends her own money each year to purchase basic school supplies, books, and technology for her classroom. She […]

We’re Welcoming Two New Board Members to the AdoptAClassroom.org Team

We’re thrilled to announce our newest AdoptAClassroom.org board members: Neely Tamminga and Hart Rosenblatt. They each have unique experience that makes them fantastic additions to our team. Meet our new board members: Neely Tamminga Neely is the CEO of DISTILL, an advisory company that, fitting for her new position, offers advisory services to board directors. […]

Classroom Crowdfunding: #ArmMeWith Social Media Toolkit

We receive amazing success stories from teachers who raise hundreds to thousands of dollars crowdfunding on AdoptAClassroom.org. When we asked our veteran fundraisers to share their advice for those new to crowdfunding, many of them gave the same answer: Utilize social media. Join the movement! Teachers have proven to be social media trendsetters, starting recent […]

A New Way to Give: The Inclusive Classroom Fund

Donors to AdoptAClassroom.org can help bring equity in education to the individual classroom with our new Inclusive Classroom Fund. This new addition to our Spotlight Funds supports teachers who require supplies that address their students’ individual needs, in order to create a level playing field in their classroom. Donations to this fund will help teachers […]

Enter to Win $50 When You Participate in March Supply Madness

March is finally here and we’ve got our brackets locked in…but we’re not talking about the NCAA basketball tournament. We’re bringing March Supply Madness back by popular demand, to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. This year, we even added a fun twist: our brackets are filled exclusively with […]

Ann Pifer Named Executive Director of AdoptAClassroom.org

We’re kicking off our 20th anniversary with a BIG announcement! AdoptAClassroom.org is thrilled to announce Ann Pifer as our new executive director. Pifer has served as our organization’s chief operating officer since 2013, spearheading our headquarters move to Minnesota. As a predominately virtual organization, Pifer has been instrumental in advancing our technological capabilities to ensure that […]

Show a Teacher Some Love With an AdoptAClassroom.org Valentine!

Join us in showing teachers some love this Valentine’s Day by tagging a teacher in one of our three Facebook Valentines. When you tag an AdoptAClassroom.org registered teacher in one of our Valentines on February 14th-21st, they will be automatically entered to win a $50 donation to their classroom page. Three teachers will be randomly […]

Answer These 6 Questions and We’ll Match You With Your Dream Classroom Supply

Every teacher has classroom supplies that they dream of using in order to offer more enriching lessons for their students. In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we’re acting as a Classroom Cupid by matching teachers with the classroom supplies they love! Take our OkClassroom quiz to see which classroom supply is your perfect match: 1. […]