Pack Your Bag Blog 2017 Header#PackYourBag: Let’s Talk About Social Media

Between memes, pet photos, and political arguments, Facebook and Twitter might seem like the last places to go to raise money for your classroom. But research shows that donors are increasingly inspired to give by posts on social media. Engaging your social network and sharing media with them is the quickest way to get your […]

Disaster Edition7 Fundraising Tips for Supporting Classrooms Damaged by Natural Disasters

We’ve launched an all new peer-to-peer fundraising platform that allows individuals or groups to raise money for one of our disaster funds, like the Hurricane Harvey Classroom Relief Fund or Hurricane Irma Classroom Relief Fund, in support of classrooms damaged by a natural disaster. If you’d like to lend a hand to classrooms impacted by […]

Supporting DisasterWhy Peer-To-Peer Fundraising for Our Disaster Classroom Relief Funds Helps More Classrooms In Need

When schools are struck with disasters like hurricanes and flooding, a single classroom can lose hundreds if not thousands of dollars worth of needed supplies. Many of the families affected by a natural disaster can’t afford to help by purchasing school supplies for their kids because they’re recovering from the loss of their homes and […]

Pack Your Bag Blog 2017 Header#PackYourBag: Back to School Edition

It’s August, and here at AdoptAClassroom.org that means one thing – Back to School season! Back to School isn’t just for parents and students, teachers everywhere are making lists of their own. From furniture and books to craft supplies and dry erase markers, getting a classroom ready for the school year is a big job. It’s […]

David Barrett BlogThis STEM Teacher is Tearing Down the Digital Divide in His Classroom

David Barrett teaches engineering, robotics, and aviation to 180 middle school students at the NASA-affiliated Farnsworth Aerospace School. His classroom needs to be stocked with up-to-date technology for his students to learn these advanced subjects hands-on. When students walk into his classroom for the first time, they’re surprised by the vastness of space and amount of […]

Pack Your Bag Blog 2017 Header#PackYourBag: Building a Narrative

Crowdfunding is one of the most powerful fundraising tools out there. Anyone with an internet connection can make a pitch to the whole world. Everyone who reads your story or visits your page could be your next classroom donor. There are a lot of people and nonprofits asking for support online, so let’s help your […]

New Vendor Alert OOLYNew Vendor Alert: OOLY

We’re excited to introduce you to OOLY, our newest vendor for you to shop! We know you’re going to LOVE their assortment of fun and trend-forward products. Make your classroom more colorful with high quality art and office supplies from people dedicated to seeing teachers and students succeed. Who is OOLY? For more than 10 years, OOLY […]

Ooly TAW Blog_2Enter your favorite teachers in our OOLY giveaway!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! It’s our favorite time of the year, and we’re so excited to partner with OOLY this year to make it extra special. All week, we’ll be posting inspirational and humorous images on Facebook and Instagram and asking you to tag the teacher who comes to mind. That teacher will be entered […]