Did you know that seven out of 10 teachers purchase apparel items like jackets, socks, and shoes for their students? Proper school clothing for students is more important than you might think. 85% of teachers we surveyed said that students lack confidence when they come to class without the proper clothing or supplies.
We’re overwhelmed with excitement and gratitude here at AdoptAClassroom.org! This May ACE Cash Express raised $138,000 for teachers with their Give A Little Campaign.
This month we’re celebrating our partner Farmer’s Insurance, who got great coverage in People!
An AdoptAClassroom.org update from our Executive Director, Bob Thacker: Summer is right around the corner and that means Back to School will follow. Here’s a recap of major events going on over the summer as we gear up for Back to School.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for teachers! This year, May 4-8th is Teacher Appreciation Week and Tuesday, May 5th is National Teacher Day. We want to say THANK YOU teachers for your tireless devotion to your students. You open your hearts and your wallets to our nation’s children each and every day. We […]
AdoptAClassroom.org was honored to spend our Saturday with School of Rock at their “Best of MN Music Festival” at Minnesota Music Cafe! Between the performances and fun yard games on the patio, everyone seemed to be having a great time. And we’ll admit, we were a little starstruck being so close to some of our favorite […]
We’ll admit, at AdoptAClassroom we love poetry all year round. So we were pretty excited to find out that April is National Poetry Month. But we also remember being in school, when the only benefit of poetry was that it was shorter than the novels we had to read. There’s something about the classroom that […]
The Chocolate 5k is a national race created by NR Road Racing to benefit local charities. In 2014, the Chocolate 5k is touring America with 15 events that each support an individual charity. We are especially excited about the next race on Sunday, June 15 as it benefits AdoptAClassroom.org and is taking place in our new home, Minneapolis, Minn. Runners […]
Yesterday, all across the country, people took time out of their lives to remember a teacher who made a difference in their life, and to thank them for all they do. Teacher Appreciation Day is always a special day for us at AdoptAClassroom.org, but this year was truly above and beyond. The excitement and enthusiasm […]
On May 20, 2013, the Oklahoma City area was hit with one of the most destructive tornadoes in history. Two schools were at the center of this devastation – Plaza Towers Elementary in Moore and Briarwood Elementary in Oklahoma City. When tragedies like this tornado strike, AdoptAClassroom.org helps those often forgotten in the aftermath – […]
Thousands of our friends, family and neighbors along the Atlantic coast were affected when Hurricane Sandy hit this October. They have faced devastating floods, rains and winds, resulting in billions of dollars in damage. To help the East Coast schools, teachers, and students affected by Hurricane Sandy, we’ve launched the Hurricane Relief for Teachers (HuRT) […]
Our very own Jamie Rosenberg participated as a panelist at Incite’s Ad Week IX! Jamie was a panelist on the ‘How Marketers Shape the Social Agenda’ panel. . The discussion focused on the ways marketing and media have become critical tools in the fight to keep education reform on America’s social agenda. Jamie, shared the […]