Turnkey Ways Businesses Can Give Back to Local Teachers

Teachers as a whole work hard everyday because they genuinely care about their students and want them to do well. Often, their dedication and extra efforts go unnoticed or unappreciated. But, if they stop and think about it, most people can name at least one teacher that really stood out and made life better for […]

How Companies Transform ClassroomsAlerus Mortgage Helps Minnesota Teachers Make the Impossible, Possible

Today public and private partnerships are more important than ever. Businesses of every size are stepping up and pitching in to ensure their communities are both safe and flourishing places for their employees and customers to work, live and raise their families. Everybody wins, it’s good for the community and it’s good for business. At […]

33 Teachers Surprised with Funds for Classroom Supplies33 Teachers Surprised with Funds for Classroom Supplies

At a recent school-wide assembly, Subaru representatives presented the teachers at Forest Hill Elementary with a $5,500 gift card to AdoptAClassroom.org. The funds were to be split equally among the classroom teachers so they could purchase the supplies and materials their students need to learn and succeed. “Teachers know what’s best, and what they need […]

Americans care most about education. They say companies should too!

Education has long been one of the social issues that Americans care most about and want to support. Now, it tops the list. According to a 2018 report released by Catalist, one of the leading cause marketing agencies, education is the number one social issue Americans support and feel is most relevant to their lives. […]

How Your Business Can Make A Big Impact In Your Community

AdoptAClassroom.org makes it easy for local businesses to provide funding support to neighborhood schools and classrooms throughout the U.S. Our school-wide classroom adoption events provide a meaningful way to engage your employees in the community, and instill a sense of pride in your company. Your employees and customers will feel good knowing you have helped […]

Mental Health in the Classroom: Resources for Elementary Teachers

Millions of our nation’s students are dealing with mental health related problems, according to NPR Ed. When students need help, teachers are often the first responders. So, we talked to Melody Stiles, a third-grade teacher certified in special education, to learn some things teachers can do right now to support the mental health needs of […]

Tips for Teachers: How to Make a Video to Apply for Funding or Thank Your Sponsor

In recent years, we’ve asked teachers to create videos to apply for funding or thank sponsors. While we don’t often require videos, we do highly encourage teachers to create them. Videos are a great way to connect us and your supporters directly to you and your classroom. When we hear directly from you, we’re more […]

Tips for Teachers: How to Take Photos of Your Students and Protect Their Privacy

We often ask teachers who receive donations on our site to send in photos of their classrooms and students as a way to thank their generous corporate sponsors and donors. Photos connect your supporters  directly to your classroom. When they see the positive impact they had on your students, they’re motivated to give again! We […]

Thank Your Corporate Sponsors. Tips and Examples for Teachers.

If you received a donation for your classroom from one of our generous corporate partners, congratulations! Now, it’s time to say thanks.   Why is it important to say thank you? Corporate sponsors want to help. Our sponsors donate because they want to help teachers and students in their local communities, and across the nation. […]

Alerus Mortgage Donates $10,000 to Help Greater Twin Cities Teachers

Imagine paying out of pocket for the supplies you need to do your job – everything from pens and paper clips, to bigger ticket items like your laptop and desk chair. Whew! Aren’t you glad you don’t have to do that? While this may be a scary alternate reality for many of us, for teachers, […]

maurices Supports High-Needs Schools Nationwide!

As school budgets decline and teachers’ out of pocket spending continues to increase, maurices, the hometown fashion retailer, is providing some relief this back-to- school shopping season. From August 19 to September 9, in their more than 900 stores across the country, maurices will be fundraising on behalf of AdoptAClassroom.org. Funds raised will go to […]

Lane Bryant Supports Teachers for Fifth Consecutive Year!

This August, Lane Bryant kicks off their fifth year partnering with AdoptAClassroom.org and supporting teachers through their Chalk it up to STYLE campaign. This annual fundraiser helps teachers purchase supplies for the upcoming school year. Throughout the entire month of August, Lane Bryant will offer teachers a 15% discount* on merchandise, including new fall looks. […]