Highest-Need Fund Donors Helped Transform This Classroom

Rockstar fundraiser—and 4th grade teacher—Elizabeth has raised more than $8,000 for classroom supplies by crowdfunding and applying for a Highest-Need Fund classroom grant on AdoptAClassroom.org. See how donations powered Elizabeth’s classroom transformation: From classroom to home Elizabeth spends her own money each year to purchase basic school supplies, books, and technology for her classroom. She […]

A New Way to Give: The Inclusive Classroom Fund

Donors to AdoptAClassroom.org can help bring equity in education to the individual classroom with our new Inclusive Classroom Fund. This new addition to our Spotlight Funds supports teachers who require supplies that address their students’ individual needs, in order to create a level playing field in their classroom. Donations to this fund will help teachers […]

Enter to Win $50 When You Participate in March Supply Madness

March is finally here and we’ve got our brackets locked in…but we’re not talking about the NCAA basketball tournament. We’re bringing March Supply Madness back by popular demand, to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. This year, we even added a fun twist: our brackets are filled exclusively with […]

Show a Teacher Some Love With an AdoptAClassroom.org Valentine!

Join us in showing teachers some love this Valentine’s Day by tagging a teacher in one of our three Facebook Valentines. When you tag an AdoptAClassroom.org registered teacher in one of our Valentines on February 14th-21st, they will be automatically entered to win a $50 donation to their classroom page. Three teachers will be randomly […]

What Would Happen If Teachers Didn’t Need to Purchase Classroom Supplies?

AdoptAClassroom.org is celebrating 20 years of helping teachers access classroom supplies, who often spend their own money providing for their students. Unfortunately, teachers’ out-of-pocket spending hasn’t changed much since our founding in 1998. We’ve been thinking about how amazing it would be if our dream came true and all classrooms just had what they needed, […]

We’re Celebrating 20 Years of Empowering Teachers With Needed Classroom Supplies

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to announce our 20th anniversary! In 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org was founded to support the dedicated teachers who spend money out of their own pockets on classroom supplies. Over the past 20 years, corporate partners, small businesses, and individual donors have teamed up with our nonprofit to make a huge impact on classrooms in […]

Amazing Things Happen in Classrooms When Donors Lend a Hand

Every teacher should feel empowered. And when they are empowered with the resources they need, they make brighter futures possible for our leaders of tomorrow. Thanks to  AdoptAClassroom.org Teachers First Fund donors, teachers are changing the way their students learn. The power of a helping hand History teacher Mark Westpfahl raised more than $3,500 on AdoptAClassroom.org. […]

Six Teachers Making a Difference

Here at AdoptAClassroom, we love celebrating the amazing educators who are changing the world, one student at a time. With a little help, these six classroom superstars are making a huge difference! 1. Cameo B. – Waterford, CA Cameo is a 2nd Grade teacher who decided that learning and fun should go hand in hand. […]

Help kids believe in themselves, and you get a gift from OOLY!

As an “Art Teacher” I want to give my students the ability to experience new adventures through art. Many of these students are raised without a father or mother figure or have gone through many hard situations in life that makes them feel like they are not worthy of recognition. With this said I want […]

7 Fundraising Tips for Supporting Classrooms Damaged by Natural Disasters

We’ve launched an all new peer-to-peer fundraising platform that allows individuals or groups to raise money for one of our disaster funds, like the Hurricane Harvey Classroom Relief Fund or Hurricane Irma Classroom Relief Fund, in support of classrooms damaged by a natural disaster. If you’d like to lend a hand to classrooms impacted by […]

Why Peer-To-Peer Fundraising for Our Disaster Classroom Relief Funds Helps More Classrooms In Need

When schools are struck with disasters like hurricanes and flooding, a single classroom can lose hundreds if not thousands of dollars worth of needed supplies. Many of the families affected by a natural disaster can’t afford to help by purchasing school supplies for their kids because they’re recovering from the loss of their homes and […]

This STEM Teacher is Tearing Down the Digital Divide in His Classroom

David Barrett teaches engineering, robotics, and aviation to 180 middle school students at the NASA-affiliated Farnsworth Aerospace School. His classroom needs to be stocked with up-to-date technology for his students to learn these advanced subjects hands-on. When students walk into his classroom for the first time, they’re surprised by the vastness of space and amount of […]