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 […]
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 […]
Fundraising! It’s why you got into teaching in the first place, right? Not so much. However, you know that a lot of your students don’t have access to the supplies they need for a variety of reasons. Fundraising has just become part of the job for many teachers.
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AdoptAClassroom.org is thrilled to announce our new partnership with Great Clips. Together, more than 3500 Great Clips salons and AdoptAClassroom.org are helping classrooms, teachers, and students across the country get ready for the new school year. Classroom Makeovers at Central High School This summer, Great Clips and AdoptAClassroom.org surprised two deserving teachers with the classroom […]
1. Use Social Networks Let your community groups and online social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) help you by spreading the word even further. Make sure everyone knows that 100% of their donation will go directly to your classroom. 2. Send Emails, Letters, and Flyers Friends, family, community members, neighbors, and even the families of students you […]
Yesterday, our founder Jamie Rosenberg shared the story of how Adopt-A-Classroom started on Huffington Post. Here is an excerpt: While I was happy professionally, I wanted to give back to the world outside the law firm. I started mentoring a student at a nearby school for mentally and physically delayed children. During my time in the […]
We hope 2011 has been off to a fantastic start for you! At Adopt-A-Classroom, we’ve been involved in the Members Project contest and it’s ending soon on Feb 20, so if you haven’t voted for Adopt-A-Classroom this week (you get 1 vote per week), would you please vote today? Your vote can help us win […]