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 […]

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, […]

holiday-2016-blog-1Give the gift that makes the difference

“I was surprised and delighted to receive the gift of a dedicated contribution to AdoptAClassroom.org. I believe in the power of education to transform our communities for the better. AdoptAClassroom.org makes it easy for our community in Prescott, AZ to support our local schools. This truly is the best gift I could receive this holiday.”  […]

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 […]

giving-tuesday-2016-blogDouble your support for your favorite teacher on #GivingTuesday

Updated 11/29/2016 at 8:30 am CST: We reached 100 classroom donation matches! Amazing! We reached our 100 classroom goal in less than 9 hours, that’s 4 hours less than 2015. Thank you donors for supporting classrooms with us! Please keep it going until the end of Giving Tuesday. There are tens of thousands of teachers who need […]

cyber-monday_2016How to Support Classrooms While Shopping or Selling Online

Cyber Monday is upon us. If you’re shopping online this holiday season, there are some simple things you can do to SUPPORT AdoptAClassroom.org AT THE SAME TIME FOR FREE! Technology truly is amazing. 1. We-Care.com We-Care.com is a super easy way to support any organization. There are 2,700 online merchants to choose from and they all […]