how-it-works-blogHow AdoptAClassroom.org Works!

Our goal at AdoptAClassroom.org is to give teachers a hand, but how exactly do we do that? We are a highly-rated, transparent non-profit that acts as a link between the donors and the teachers in need. Here’s how it works: Any K-12 teachers across the country can register and share their stories and supply needs online. […]

Beyond the Backpack Blog (1)Beyond The Backpack: Preparing Kindergartners for Success in School

In August, parents make costly back-to-school purchases for their children or students. It’s an annual tradition for many. But many parents are unable to provide their children with supplies they need for school. On Saturday, August 6 Nick Jr., Mall of America and AdoptAClassroom.org alleviated some of the financial burden at the Beyond the Backpack event. Together, our three […]

Small Business Blog5 Tips for Hosting a Back-To-School Donation Drive

Back-to-school shopping is right around the corner, and teachers are about to feel the financial burden of having to stock their classroom with supplies. Teachers spend an average of $600 on school supplies each year out of their own pocket. Many students come to class without any of the basic supplies they need, and teachers […]

Featured Donor Blog (1)Featured Donor Story: Deb Wycislak Gives More Than Funds

AdoptAClassroom.org donor Deb Wycislak understands the struggle many teachers face in supplying their classrooms. Since 2014, Deb has been doing her part by funding classrooms in Forest Lake, Minnesota. “I wanted to donate locally to a school that was important to me,” said Deb. “So, I went through AdoptAClassroom.org because they are good at connecting to local community […]

Success Story_AprilKennett Teacher Empowered to Bring Technology to Her Classroom

With help from Farmers Insurance, AdoptAClassroom.org and Sheryl Crow surprised every Kennett High School teacher with a $600 classroom adoption in February. Check out the impact this surprise had in one science teacher’s classroom. Michelle McMullan teaches Chemistry at Kennett High School in Missouri. Her chemistry classroom’s budget is approximately $2,000, which isn’t nearly as much as […]

5freeapps5 Free Apps That Create a Stimulating Learning Environment

We bet to get your teaching license you didn’t have to take a class about how to pick the right apps. Regardless, as an educator you’re often in charge of picking the right apps for your students. Thousands of teachers purchase technology items from vendors like Best Buy and Office Depot via AdoptAClassroom.org every year. […]

Danielle Blumhoefer_BlogYour Donation is this Teacher’s Entire Budget

For teachers without classroom budgets, a donation provides the bare necessities for a classroom. Danielle Blumhoefer teaches special education at Maple Lake Elementary. Her classroom needs are basic, but still amount to many out-of-pocket purchases. “As a special education teacher, I don’t have my own classroom per say, so I don’t have a classroom budget,” she said. […]

KENNETT, MISSOURI - FEBRUARY 02:  Recording Artist Sheryl Crow and Farmers Insurance Present Teachers at Kennett High School with an AdoptAClassroom.org Grant during a Pep Rally on February 2, 2016 in Kennett, Missouri  (Photo by Jason Davis/Getty Images for Farmers Insurance)Sheryl Crow Surprises her High School with Adoptions on the Today Show

In case you missed it, we were on the Today Show this morning! (Want to make sure you don’t miss our next big news? Join our mailing list). Last week, AdoptAClassroom.org and Sheryl Crow showed up for a surprise Pep Rally at Kennett High School in Missouri. Jenna Bush Hager and the Today Show came […]

banner-vdayThis Valentine’s Day: Give TWICE AS MUCH to the classroom you love!

** February 11, 4 pm CST: We hit our goal of 100 classroom adoptions for Valentine’s Day! Thank you donors for supporting the classrooms you LOVE! While we no longer have matches available, there are many reasons why a classroom adoption is the best gift.** GIVE NOW > There’s a lot of love for teachers at AdoptAClassroom.org. With […]