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. […]

NYC School Teachers Get a Big Surprise!

Oscar Winning Actor, Artist and Activist, Common, paid a surprise visit to high-needs school P.S. 111 last Thursday. With the help of our corporate partner Burlington Stores, Common presented $10,000 to the school’s teachers, just in time for the upcoming school year. This donation makes it possible for P.S.111 teachers to purchase the classroom supplies […]

Burlington Supports Teachers Nationwide. You Can Too!

Our first year of partnership with Burlington Stores was a HUGE success! We raised over $1.55 million. Our campaign even won an award. But our work is not yet done. There are still hundreds of thousands of teachers in need of supplies for their classrooms and students. The good news? We’ve teamed up with Burlington […]

PCM-G’s Commitment to Education Shines Bright With Their Star Teacher Award Program!

In 2017, PCM-G launched their Star Teacher Award program, designed to showcase and support 12 exemplary teachers around the nation committed to STEM education. As part of the program, one teacher would be voted to win a $10,000 technology grand prize. Jaime Miller, the 2017 Star Teacher Grand Prize winner in Bloomington, IN, was presented […]

Great Clips Supports Teachers in Indiana for the Third Year!

We all know Great Clips is in the business of cutting hair, but did you know they are also committed to helping teachers in Indiana cut their out-of-pocket spending? In fact, this is the third year Great Clips will be fundraising on behalf of AdoptAClassroom.org for teachers in select markets in Indiana. This back-to-school season* […]

Farmers Insurance Supports Teachers for Fifth Year with Thank America’s Teachers

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to announce our continued partnership with Farmers Insurance® Thank America’s Teachers®! They are now accepting proposals, and teachers in need of classroom supplies are encouraged to apply. This year, Thank America’s Teachers and Farmers Insurance will award more than $1 million in educational grants to schools across the United States. To help […]