AdoptAClassroom.org Partners with School Districts to Bring Much-Needed Funds to Schools Across the Country.

In 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org was founded as one of the original crowdfunding platforms to bring equity in education to all students and classrooms. The award-winning, online nonprofit has been best known for helping individual teachers raise funds, through private donors and corporate sponsors, to purchase the classroom supplies they need without draining their personal budget. Today, […]

Enter Our #SpookyClassroom Giveaway on Halloween

Did you decorate your classroom for Halloween? Show us a photo of your Halloween classroom decor on October 31st and you’ll enter to win $25 on AdoptAClassroom.org. How to Enter Teachers can enter our #SpookyClassroom giveaway by visiting AdoptAClassroom.org’s Facebook or Instagram page on October 31st and sharing a photo of your Halloween classroom decorations. To enter on Facebook, comment […]

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, […]

AdoptAClassroom.org Launches Hurricane Florence Fund to Support Schools in Flood-Damaged Communities

National nonprofit to raise money for teachers impacted by Hurricane Florence in need of replacing lost classroom supplies Minneapolis, MN — Sept. 25, 2018 — Today, AdoptAClassroom.org, the national nonprofit that provides funding for K-12 teachers to purchase classroom supplies, announced the launch of their Hurricane Florence Fund in response to flooding across the Carolinas. […]

AdoptAClassroom.org 2018 Teacher Survey on Classroom Spending

In April 2018, AdoptAClassroom.org invited all teachers registered on our website to complete a survey about their spending on classroom supplies. Our intent was to better understand how much teachers are spending out of pocket on supplies for their classroom and students and if/how this has changed since our 2015 survey. More than 4,400 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 […]

Teachers Spend $740 Each Year on Classroom Supplies, Up 23 Percent Since 2015

National nonprofit releases 2018 classroom spending survey of more than 4,400 teachers Minneapolis, MN — August 12, 2018 — AdoptAClassroom.org, the national nonprofit that raises funds for teachers to purchase school supplies, released today the results of their 2018 classroom spending survey of more than 4,400 U.S. teachers. Results show that the situation is getting […]

New Vendor Alert: Lee and Low Joins the AdoptAClassroom.org Family

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to welcome book publisher Lee and Low into our vendor network! Lee and Low is an award-winning publisher that specializes in inclusive and diverse books that reflect the experiences and lives of every student. Lee and Low is entirely minority-owned, and published the first-ever picture book about Japanese Internment Camps during WWII. […]

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 […]

Indiana Great Clips Salons and AdoptAClassroom.org Partner for Third Year to Support Teachers

100 Great Clips Indiana Locations Fundraising for Local Teachers INDIANAPOLIS —  July 12, 2018 — Teachers are preparing to go back to school. Purchasing classroom supplies is always a top priority – and often a financial burden for teachers. For the third year, Great Clips Indiana has partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org to help ease the burden. By generating awareness and raising funds for […]

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 […]