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 […]

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 […]

jaclyn-cross-blogArt Teacher Paints a Picture of the Importance of Materials in Her Classroom

Jaclyn Cairncross teaches IB visual arts at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Although she’s resourceful, she still struggles to provide all of the materials her students need each year. While she says her school’s supply budget is relatively good, mapping out materials for the entire year with two other visual art teachers can be difficult. An […]

teacher-change-lives-2016Win $100 for Your Favorite Teacher #TeachersChangeLives

TEACHERS CHANGE LIVES. You know this, that’s why you already support  teachers and classrooms. We want to collect as many stories as possible about life-changing teachers to help encourage other to give to classrooms this holiday season. HOW YOU CAN HELP: Submit a video talking about a teacher who changed your life. No pressure on […]

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 […]