Why 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 […]

Lane Bryant Earns an A+ for On-Going Support of Teachers!

Beginning September 1, Lane Bryant kicks off their fourth year fundraising on behalf of AdoptAClassroom.org and our nation’s teachers. The fashion retailer’s annual Chalk it up to STYLE campaign provides a great way for teachers to prepare, and save, for the upcoming school year. Throughout the entire month of September, Lane Bryant celebrates educators by […]

This 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 […]

NYC School Teachers Get a Big Surprise!

After a recent surprise visit by Oscar winning actor and musical artist Common, teachers and students at The Renaissance School of the Arts in East Harlem have something extra to look forward to this school year. Common teamed up with AdoptAClassroom and our partner Burlington stores to help these teachers buy supplies and materials for […]

#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 […]

We’re Teaming Up with Burlington to Help Classrooms Nationwide. You Can Help.

We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership! This Back-to-School season, we’ve teamed up with Burlington Stores to make a BIG difference in helping classrooms in need across the nation. Starting today, July 9 through August 19th , Burlington is asking customers to donate at check out to support AdoptAClassroom.org in each of their […]

Helping Students Be Heard With the AdoptAClassroom.org Music Fund

Washburn High School Band and Orchestra Director Tim Martin received $600 for his classroom through the AdoptAClassroom.org Music Fund, just one of our many Spotlight funds.  We created our Spotlight Funds to support subjects in high-need and areas of particular passion, such as Martin’s commitment to offering music education in schools. “Music is important, especially at the high school level, […]

AdoptAClassroom.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, […]