Alerus Mortgage Partners with AdoptAClassroom.org in Support of Twin Cities’ First-Year Teachers

                     Company donates $15,000 to help teachers equip their classrooms Minneapolis, MN – October 5, 2016 – Minnesota-based, national nonprofit AdoptAClassroom.org announced today Alerus Mortage’s $15,000 donation to the organization’s Twin Cities’ First Year Teacher Fund. The funds are to be disbursed this November to teachers […]

Vanessa Hudgens’ Big Surprise

AdoptAClassroom.org teamed up with Kohl’s and Vanessa Hudgens to give teachers and students in Los Angeles a BIG surprise during their first week of school. Actress Vanessa Hudgens announced to more than 1,700 students at The Accelerated Schools in L.A. that they would each receive a pair of brand new Nike sneakers. But the students weren’t the […]

Why Are Teachers Spending So Much on Supplies?

Class is back in session for the 2016-2017 school year, and it’s not the supply fairy who’s providing students with classroom materials they need to learn. The back-to-school shopping season is the second largest U.S. holiday when it comes to spending, often it is the K-12 teachers who are doing the shopping. An AdoptAClassroom.org study found that 91 […]

What’s your teacher personality?

Can we guess what kind of teacher you are based on your favorite classroom accessories? With the help of Lane Bryant we’re going to try! Pick your favorites below and don’t forget to head into any Lane Bryant store to get a 15% teacher discount and support local classrooms. 1. Choose your ideal desk: 2. […]

Subaru Partners with AdoptAClassroom.org to Help Classrooms in Need

Subaru of America is committed to making the pursuit of knowledge available to as many minds as possible. That is why Subaru, its retailers, and AdoptAClassroom.org are partnering together this August as part of the Subaru Loves Learning initiative to help bring classroom supplies to students across the country. Each classroom supply kit will include […]

Art Institutes Honors Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, The Art Institutes and AdoptAClassroom.org acknowledged nine Twin Cities teachers for their outstanding work. South High School, Patrick Henry High School, and Highland Park High School each received a $1000 donation to purchase supplies for their honored teachers’ classrooms. The Arts Institutes International Minneapolis President Jennifer Sorenson and AdoptAClassroom.org Executive Director Ann […]

First Grade Classroom Thanks BIC for Pencil Donation

In 2014, BIC launched their Fight For Your Write mission to help preserve the act of handwriting in an increasingly digital world. For every person that signs BIC’s online pledge to celebrate handwriting in their home and community, the company donates a pen or pencil to AdoptAClassroom.org. These writing utensils are then sent to classrooms across the United States that […]

Farmers Insurance Raises a Hand for Teachers Again in 2016

At AdoptAClassroom.org, we’ve been happy to partner with Farmers Insurance in the past, both with the Thank America’s Teacher program, and with our recent surprise in Kennett, MO. This year is no different, and we’re excited to continue partnering on Thank America’s Teachers. Farmers and America’s Teachers believe in the power of smart. Farmers is […]

Sheryl Crow Surprises her High School with Adoptions on the Today Show

In case you missed it, we were on the Today Show this morning! (Want to make sure you don’t miss our next big news? Join our mailing list). Last week, AdoptAClassroom.org and Sheryl Crow showed up for a surprise Pep Rally at Kennett High School in Missouri. Jenna Bush Hager and the Today Show came […]