kona blogAdoptAClassroom.org Announces Cool New Partnership With Kona Ice

We’re excited to announce our new partnership with Kona Ice! Flavoring your own shaved ice is pretty cool, but it’s even better when you can empower teachers while doing it. Kona Ice frequently partners with schools across the country as part of their #SEEtheCHANGE program that’s all about giving back to the community. Since 2007, […]

Great Clips IndianapolisGreat Clips Raises $42,000 to Support Indiana Classrooms

This school year, Great Clips donated $42,000 to AdoptAClassroom.org to support Indiana classrooms. From July 13 to August 22, 2016, 79 Indiana Great Clips salons offered customers a discount on a future haircut when they made a donation to AdoptAClassroom.org. “We’re so thankful for Great Clips’ continued support in helping us fund classrooms in need,” said Ann Ness, […]

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 […]

Bic Thank You BlogThank a Donor With Handmade Letters Like This Classroom!

Want to show your appreciation for an awesome donor? AdoptAClassroom.org supporters love receiving handmade thank-yous and quality photos from the classrooms they fund! We understand that teachers are super busy, but even simple thank-you letters let your donor know how grateful your classroom is for their support. You can even get your students involved and make it a […]

Kohl's Highest NeedsHighest-Needs Classroom Fund: Title 1 Teachers Apply Today!

**March 16, 2017: The application for this round of classroom adoptions closed March 15, 2017. Please click here to register your classroom and receive updates on funding opportunities.** If you teach at a Title 1 school and are in need of classroom supplies and materials, you may be eligible to receive funds thanks to Kohl’s! During their 2016 […]

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 […]

Apply to the special education (1)Apply Today for $600 Special Education Classroom Grants Sponsored By F.I.S.H. Foundation

**March 16, 2017: The application for this round of classroom adoptions closed March 15, 2017. Please click here to register your classroom and receive updates on funding opportunities.** AdoptAClassroom.org is accepting applications from teachers for our Special Education Fund! Are you a special education teacher in need of classroom funds? Apply to the AdoptAClassroom.org Special Education Fund, […]

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 […]