#PackYourBag: Building a Narrative

Crowdfunding is one of the most powerful fundraising tools out there. Anyone with an internet connection can make a pitch to the whole world. Everyone who reads your story or visits your page could be your next classroom donor. There are a lot of people and nonprofits asking for support online, so let’s help your […]

New Vendor Alert: OOLY

We’re excited to introduce you to OOLY, our newest vendor for you to shop! We know you’re going to LOVE their assortment of fun and trend-forward products. Make your classroom more colorful with high quality art and office supplies from people dedicated to seeing teachers and students succeed. Who is OOLY? For more than 10 years, OOLY […]

Enter your favorite teachers in our OOLY giveaway!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s our favorite time of the year, and we’re so excited to partner with OOLY this year to make it extra special. All week, we’ll be posting inspirational and humorous images on Facebook and Instagram and asking you to tag the teacher who comes to mind. That teacher will be entered […]

In this Special Education Classroom, Everything Is Adapted to Help Students Succeed

Korto Dixon is an early childhood special education teacher for an autism classroom in Minneapolis, MN. She knew she wanted to teach students with autism while she was still in elementary school. Today, Ms. Dixon teaches in the same school district where she grew up.   “I’ve just always been a really firm believer that […]

We’re Launching the Next 20 Years of Classroom Crowdfunding

In 1998, we had a simple and innovative idea: give classrooms a way to fundraise for the school supplies they need. From the beginning we relied on new technology to further our mission, making us one of the first crowdfunding sites ever. The upcoming 2017-2018 school year will mark 20 years of AdoptAClassroom.org. A lot […]

Enter Our Classroom Craft Pack Giveaway in Celebration of National DIY Day

April 2 marks the second annual National DIY Day, a movement founded by Craft Box Girls to celebrate creativity and the art of making. AdoptAClassroom.org has joined forces with Craft Box Girls to celebrate National DIY Day 2017 and empower students to explore their imagination. Leading up to National DIY Day, from March 1 to April […]

Teachers’ Lounge: March Madness Edition

Win 10 Tablets and $50 worth of our “Supply MVP” If you’re not too confident about your NCAA bracket (or if you didn’t even bother to make one), we have a competition that might be more your style. We’ve designed March Supply Madness to determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. Starting […]

Win Tablets When You Participate in March Supply Madness!

Spring is in the air, bringing with it vacation dreams, beautiful flowers…and a complete shortage of basic classroom supplies. The tissues and eraser caps you bought at the beginning of the year (or maybe received from generous parents) are long gone. Dry erase markers are dry, scissors have walked off, and your students are sharpening […]

Thank a Donor With Handmade Letters Like This Classroom!

Want to show your appreciation for an awesome donor? AdoptAClassroom.org supporters love receiving handmade thank-yous and quality photos from the classrooms they fund! We understand that teachers are super busy, but even simple thank-you letters let your donor know how grateful your classroom is for their support. You can even get your students involved and make it a […]