Classroom Crowdfunding: Back-to-School Social Media Toolkit

We receive amazing success stories from teachers who raise hundreds to thousands of dollars crowdfunding on AdoptAClassroom.org. When we asked our veteran fundraisers to share their advice for those new to crowdfunding, they all agreed that social media is the key to reaching more donors. To help teachers who are new to AdoptAClassroom.org, we created […]

$750 OOLY Classroom Grant Giveaway!

On average, K-12 teachers spend $740 of their own money each year on classroom supplies. OOLY doesn’t think that’s right. That’s why they’re launching the Teacher Grant Giveaway! To celebrate the beginning of the school year, OOLY is giving away classroom grants! 10 randomly selected teachers will each be awarded $750 to purchase supplies for […]

maurices Supports High-Needs Schools Nationwide!

As school budgets decline and teachers’ out of pocket spending continues to increase, maurices, the hometown fashion retailer, is providing some relief this back-to- school shopping season. From August 19 to September 9, in their more than 900 stores across the country, maurices will be fundraising on behalf of AdoptAClassroom.org. Funds raised will go to […]

Teachers First Fund: Up to $20,000 Matched

AUGUST 21 & 22 ONLY! OOLY and the AdoptAClassroom.org Board of Directors are challenging YOU to a dollar-for-dollar match for the Teachers First Fund up to $20,000. Your donation will go where it’s needed most to help teachers. For two decades you’ve helped AdoptAClassroom.org fund teachers across the country.  But our job isn’t done. Far […]

Want to Help Classrooms? Set Up a Fundraiser Like Yiran

Hi, I’m Yiran and in 2018 I helped AdoptAClassroom.org raise funds for classrooms in need. I donated my own money also, but I was able to make an even bigger impact by asking my community to support me. Currently, as part of my fundraiser, I’m thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail. You can follow my journey […]

Lane Bryant Supports Teachers for Fifth Consecutive Year!

This August, Lane Bryant kicks off their fifth year partnering with AdoptAClassroom.org and supporting teachers through their Chalk it up to STYLE campaign. This annual fundraiser helps teachers purchase supplies for the upcoming school year. Throughout the entire month of August, Lane Bryant will offer teachers a 15% discount* on merchandise, including new fall looks. […]

NYC School Teachers Get a Big Surprise!

Oscar Winning Actor, Artist and Activist, Common, paid a surprise visit to high-needs school P.S. 111 last Thursday. With the help of our corporate partner Burlington Stores, Common presented $10,000 to the school’s teachers, just in time for the upcoming school year. This donation makes it possible for P.S.111 teachers to purchase the classroom supplies […]

Burlington Supports Teachers Nationwide. You Can Too!

Our first year of partnership with Burlington Stores was a HUGE success! We raised over $1.55 million. Our campaign even won an award. But our work is not yet done. There are still hundreds of thousands of teachers in need of supplies for their classrooms and students. The good news? We’ve teamed up with Burlington […]

PCM-G’s Commitment to Education Shines Bright With Their Star Teacher Award Program!

In 2017, PCM-G launched their Star Teacher Award program, designed to showcase and support 12 exemplary teachers around the nation committed to STEM education. As part of the program, one teacher would be voted to win a $10,000 technology grand prize. Jaime Miller, the 2017 Star Teacher Grand Prize winner in Bloomington, IN, was presented […]

177,000+ Classrooms Adopted and Counting! Our Latest Impact Report

As we end the school year, we take the opportunity to look back on all that we have achieved together to support teachers and students across the country. The Impact Report below provides an overview of the past year at AdoptAClassroom.org, and summary financial statements for our most recent fiscal year. We are proud of the efficiency […]

Great Clips Supports Teachers in Indiana for the Third Year!

We all know Great Clips is in the business of cutting hair, but did you know they are also committed to helping teachers in Indiana cut their out-of-pocket spending? In fact, this is the third year Great Clips will be fundraising on behalf of AdoptAClassroom.org for teachers in select markets in Indiana. This back-to-school season* […]