A Fun Way to Give: Donate Your Birthday to Teachers

According to an American Red Cross survey, 79 percent of Americans said they would rather have a charitable donation made in their name than a gift they wouldn’t use. Does this sound like you? If so, we can help with our Facebook birthday fundraisers! Facebook Fundraiser With an AdoptAClassroom.org Facebook fundraiser, you can ask your […]

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, […]

Classrooms Affected by Hurricane Florence Need You

Recent flooding in North and South Carolina has triggered evacuations and destroyed infrastructure. It can take decades to accumulate costly supplies for a well-stocked classroom and flooding can wipe that out in an instant. As recovery efforts are implemented in areas affected by Hurricane Florence, we are gathering information on schools and teachers most impacted by […]

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 First Fund: Up to $20,000 Matched

AUGUST 21 & 22 ONLY! OOLY and the AdoptAClassroom.org Board of Directors are challenging YOU to a dollar-for-dollar match for the Teachers First Fund up to $20,000. Your donation will go where it’s needed most to help teachers. For two decades you’ve helped AdoptAClassroom.org fund teachers across the country.  But our job isn’t done. Far […]

Want to Help Classrooms? Set Up a Fundraiser Like Yiran

Hi, I’m Yiran and in 2018 I helped AdoptAClassroom.org raise funds for classrooms in need. I donated my own money also, but I was able to make an even bigger impact by asking my community to support me. Currently, as part of my fundraiser, I’m thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. You can follow my journey […]

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 […]