Burlington Blog (1)We’re Teaming Up with Burlington to Help Classrooms Nationwide. You Can Help.

We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership! This Back-to-School season, we’ve teamed up with Burlington Stores to make a BIG difference in helping classrooms in need across the nation. Starting today, July 9 through August 19th , Burlington is asking customers to donate at check out to support AdoptAClassroom.org in each of their […]

Tim Martin BlogHelping Students Be Heard With the AdoptAClassroom.org Music Fund

Washburn High School Band and Orchestra Director Tim Martin received $600 for his classroom through the AdoptAClassroom.org Music Fund, just one of our many Spotlight funds.  We created our Spotlight Funds to support subjects in high-need and areas of particular passion, such as Martin’s commitment to offering music education in schools. “Music is important, especially at the high school level, […]

TAW Blog (1)#ThankATeacher for Teacher Appreciation Week

It’s our favorite time of year… To celebrate, we have a free and easy way for you to surprise your favorite teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week. 1. Go to AdoptAClassroom.org/ThankATeacher 2. Select a free video eCard and enter a special message for your teacher. We just need your email address and the email address of your teacher […]

Korto Dixon BlogIn 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 […]

Fish Match BlogCheck Out Our Special Education Donation Match Courtesy of F.I.S.H. Foundation!

From April 15 to May 15, F.I.S.H. Foundation is matching donations dollar for dollar when you donate to our Special Education Fund, up to $12,000! Join F.I.S.H. Foundation in lending a hand to special education classrooms who need supplies. Their Goal F.I.S.H. Foundation’s goal is to fund education programs and help those whose needs couldn’t be met […]

headerWe’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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

We're adding $25 to the first 200 classroom donationsThis Valentine’s Day, we’re adding $25 to the first 200 classroom donations!

What do teachers love on Valentine’s Day? Your support. We think Valentine’s Day is the sweetest time to support the teachers you love. And to sweeten the deal even further, we’ll help you share the love this February 14th.    The first 200 donations made on Valentine’s Day will get a $25 match. Why? Because […]