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 […]

sheryl-and-friends-blog-1Join Sheryl Crow in Raising a Hand for Teachers

Dear Friend, Last year, I became the national spokesperson for AdoptAClassroom.org to help bring more attention to teachers and the important work they do. As a former teacher, I know how hard it can be to even get the classroom supplies needed to help students learn and succeed. I come from a family of school teachers, […]

jenna-bush-perc-2016-blogPropane Council and AdoptAClassroom.org Surprise Schools With $15,000 in Donations

In September, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) partnered with AdoptAClassroom.org to surprise adopt teachers at Lemmon Valley Elementary School in Reno, Nevada and J.B. Passmore Elementary School in San Antonio, Texas. Former teacher Jenna Bush Hager joined AdoptAClassroom.org’s Executive Director Ann Ness in presenting PERC’s $10,000 donation to J.B. Passmore Elementary School teachers. Each teacher received […]

AAC Press Release BlogAdoptAClassroom.org Helps Prescott Teachers Provide Supplies for Their Students

Arizona teachers raise more than $400,000 using AdoptAClassroom.org $131,000 raised for teachers in the Prescott area Prescott, AZ — Nov. 30, 2016 – More than 1,000 Arizona teachers, including more than 100 in Prescott, are actively crowdfunding for classroom supplies through the nonprofit organization AdoptAClassroom.org, one of the original crowdfunding platforms for teachers. Faced with limited […]

AAC Press Release BlogPrescott Teachers Give Thanks This Season for Classroom Donation From AdoptAClassroom.org

Party in the Pines raises $10,000 in support of local classrooms Prescott, AZ – November 17, 2016 – Prescott Area Young Professionals today announced a $10,000 donation to the national nonprofit organization AdoptAClassroom.org. The funds will provide school supplies and support for 65 teachers working at Prescott High School, Mile High Middle School, and the […]

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 […]