give-to-the-max-2016Give to the Max Day: $10,000 Would Go Far for Students in Minnesota

“Last year, my classroom ran out of funding for the last two months of class.  If I didn’t get funding from AdoptAClassroom.org, I would be spending my own money.” – Jaclyn, Art Teacher in Minneapolis Raise a hand for teachers with us on November 17, 2016 for Give to the Max Day by giving the AdoptAClassroom.org GiveMN page your support! Help us support […]

AAC Press Release BlogLouisiana Teachers Receive Flood Relief Funding Through AdoptAClassroom.org

Non-profit supports Louisiana teachers with more than $8,000 for classroom supplies Baton Rouge, LA – November 9, 2016 – The AdoptAClassroom.org Louisiana Relief Fund raised more than $8,300 to help teachers rebuild their classrooms devastated by flood damage. Donations collected by the nonprofit were used to adopt more than 60 Louisiana classrooms located throughout 11 […]

louisiana-lane-bryant-blog-1Louisiana Relief Fund Raises More than $8,000 for Flood-Damaged Classrooms

With the help of Lane Bryant, we’ve distributed more than $8,300 to Louisiana teachers whose classrooms were impacted by the recent flood. The Louisiana flood was responsible for damage caused to hundreds of schools at the start of the new school year. Twenty-two public school districts were forced to close for repairs, affecting 250,000 students. […]

alerus-blogAlerus Mortgage Supports Twin Cities First-Year Teachers

Alerus Mortgage has donated $17,000 to AdoptAClassroom.org’s Twin Cities First-Year Teacher Fund! The generous donation will help rookie teachers across the Twin Cities purchase much needed classroom supplies for the 2016/2017 school year. First-year teachers who register their classroom on AdoptAClassroom.org by February 1, 2017 will receive an equal portion of the funds to purchase […]

welcome-elena-blogWelcome Elena!

We’re excited to announce the arrival of Elena, our new Intern! Elena is a senior at Hamline University, studying Digital Media Arts and International Journalism. She hopes to use her degree to work as a sound designer for animated films and television, but she also has dreams of becoming a foreign correspondent and documentary filmmaker. Ever since she […]

AAC Press Release BlogAlerus 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 […]

aac_blogpost1Help VISINE® Get Screens into the Hands of Teachers and their Students

Teacher classroom budgets often don’t allow for technology, yet it is essential to give our children a 21st century education. A study by CompTIA, found that 78 percent of teachers surveyed believe technology has a positive effect on classrooms, and 65 percent said it makes students more productive. We’re excited to share that we’ve partnered with […]

First Year Teacher fund Blog 2Help Us Raise a Hand for First-Year Teachers!

Many first-year teachers are walking into nearly empty classrooms this fall, only to find out that they’re responsible for stocking them with supplies. This problem affects both teachers and their students, so AdoptAClassroom.org is lending a hand with our Twin Cities, MN and Columbus, OH First-Year Teacher Funds. With these funds, new teachers working for Twin Cities, Minnesota and Columbus, […]

classroom spending blogWhy 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 […]

success-story-lance-madzey-blog-2Film Teacher Uses His Creative Skills to Raise $15,000 for His Classroom

Lance Madzey teaches film and television at Natrona County High School in Casper, Wyoming, and chose to use AdoptAClassroom.org to raise $15,300 for his media program, Natrona County Television (NCTV), and he’s almost there! Since launching his fundraising campaign in July, the project has received over $13,000 in donations on AdoptAClassroom.org. When Madzey reaches his goal, he plans […]

Success Story August 2016vBlogFarmers Insurance Starts the School Year Brighter for This Kindergarten Teacher

Farmers Insurance gives over 1 million dollars throughout the year to help fund teachers on AdoptAClassroom.org with their “Thank America’s Teachers” program. Roseanna Gonzales teaches Kindergarten at Canyon Breeze Elementary in Avondale, Arizona. She was awarded $2,500 to her AdoptAClassroom.org account after submitting a proposal to Farmers Insurance for the Thank America’s Teachers program. Roseanna wasn’t […]

Beyond the Backpack Blog (1)Beyond The Backpack: Preparing Kindergartners for Success in School

In August, parents make costly back-to-school purchases for their children or students. It’s an annual tradition for many. But many parents are unable to provide their children with supplies they need for school. On Saturday, August 6 Nick Jr., Mall of America and AdoptAClassroom.org alleviated some of the financial burden at the Beyond the Backpack event. Together, our three […]