DYI DAY BlogEnter 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 […]

Bic Thank You BlogThank 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 […]

Kohl's Highest NeedsHighest-Needs Classroom Fund: Title 1 Teachers Apply Today!

**March 16, 2017: The application for this round of classroom adoptions closed March 15, 2017. Please click here to register your classroom and receive updates on funding opportunities.** If you teach at a Title 1 school and are in need of classroom supplies and materials, you may be eligible to receive funds thanks to Kohl’s! During their 2016 […]

Kohl's 100000Kohl’s Adopts Thousands of Teachers Asking for Help

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Kohl’s showed teachers some love by making sure every active K-12 classroom received an adoption this school year. Kohl’s gave a generous donation of $1,000,000 during their 2016 back-to-school campaign to help teachers with AdoptAClassroom.org! With Kohl’s support, more than 10,000 teachers will be empowered to provide supplies for […]

samsam-blogFirst-Year Teacher Uses STEM to Help Her Students Communicate

Samsam Warsame teaches 3rd-5th grade at the Ann Sullivan Communication Center in Minneapolis, MN. The school is named after the woman who taught Helen Keller how to communicate, which is fitting, because Warsame’s biggest challenge is helping her students communicate in their new home. Warsame’s students are English Language Learners (ELL) who recently moved to […]

Apply to the special education (1)Apply Today for $600 Special Education Classroom Grants Sponsored By F.I.S.H. Foundation

**March 16, 2017: The application for this round of classroom adoptions closed March 15, 2017. Please click here to register your classroom and receive updates on funding opportunities.** AdoptAClassroom.org is accepting applications from teachers for our Special Education Fund! Are you a special education teacher in need of classroom funds? Apply to the AdoptAClassroom.org Special Education Fund, […]

special education funded (1)Join F.I.S.H. Foundation in Supporting Our Special Education Fund

We’re excited to announce that F.I.S.H. Foundation has joined AdoptAClassroom.org as the national seed partner for our Special Education Fund! In support of special education classrooms, F.I.S.H. Foundation awarded us $15,000 to help launch the AdoptAClassroom.org Special Education Fund. Selected special education teachers will receive a $600 classroom adoption to support their students. Why Special […]

WCCOAnn Ness Talks Teacher Spending on WCCO

If you didn’t see our Valentine’s Day segment on WCCO, check it out! AdoptAClassroom.org Executive Director Ann Ness joined 7th-grade history teacher Mark Westpfahl on WCCO this Valentine’s Day to talk about the everyday purchases teachers make for their students. Westpfahl was able to speak to the needs teachers face every day because he spends hundreds of […]

aac farmers blogFarmers Insurance Thanks America’s Teachers With More Than $1 Million in Grants

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to announce our continued partnership with Farmers Insurance and their 2017 Thank America’s Teachers grant program! Farmers is now accepting proposals, and teachers in need of classroom supplies are encouraged to apply. This year, Thank America’s Teachers and Farmers Insurance will award more than $1 million in grant funds to classrooms across the United States. […]

the-spotlightfund-teachers-blogAdoptAClassroom.org Spotlight Fund Donors Support Great Teachers

The AdoptAClassroom.org Spotlight Funds are a great way for donors to ensure supplies reach the classrooms that need them most. Through generous donations, supporters have funded deserving teachers in Highest-Need, Literacy and Language, Art, Music, STEM, and Special Education classrooms. Get to know some of the first fund recipients, then donate to a Spotlight Fund today! Highest-Need Classrooms Fund […]

Annual report blog$30 Million Raised for Classrooms: The 2016 Annual Report

We have had a landmark year at AdoptAClassroom.org! In fiscal 2016, we passed the $30,000,000 mark for funds raised for classrooms since we started in 1998. Now that the new year has begun, we are reflecting on everything our organization has accomplished in 2016 so we can set even bigger goals for 2017! Thanks to our individual, […]

AAC Press Release BlogOOLY Kicks Off New Year with New Philanthropic Partner, AdoptAClassroom.org

Together they will provide art teachers more access to much-needed classroom art supplies. OCEANSIDE, CA – January 1, 2017 – OOLY, formerly International Arrivals, today announced their new partnership with national non-profit AdoptAClassroom.org. The consumer products company, known for their fun and trend-forward art, crafts, and school supplies is taking a fresh approach to their […]