AdoptAClassroom.org Partners With Kona Ice for Second Year!

We’re thrilled to partner with Kona Ice for the second year! Last year, our partnership with Kona Ice was a huge success. Together, we made a big impact for teachers and their students. Because of Kona Ice’s commitment to AdoptAClassroom.org in 2017, teachers across the country were able to purchase everything from basic supplies to technology […]

PCM-G is Supporting STEM Teachers Who Need Technology. You Can Help!

For the second year, PCM-G is supporting STEM teachers who need technology, and you can help! This May, PCM-G is kicking off their 2018 Star Teacher Awards. Their website will feature 12 STEM teacher finalists who will have the opportunity to win one of four $2,000 classroom grants, in addition to a charging cart solution, […]

What You Need to Know Before Summer Break

Here in Minnesota, the deluge of April blizzards is finally slowing down. Grass is peeping through the snow banks, and the sun is showing its happy face. And in schools across the nation, students are itching to get outside and play, to enjoy those warm summer nights, and weeks without school to think about. But […]

See How You Can Thank a Teacher This Teacher Appreciation Week

Now more than ever, teachers need a reminder that their work is appreciated. You can send some gratitude to the hard-working teachers who helped you by sending them a free eCard today in honor of Teacher Appreciation Week! Need some inspiration? Here are some of the messages to teachers that warmed our hearts: “Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! […]

Highest-Need Fund Donors Helped Transform This Classroom

Rockstar fundraiser—and 4th grade teacher—Elizabeth has raised more than $8,000 for classroom supplies by crowdfunding and applying for a Highest-Need Fund classroom grant on AdoptAClassroom.org. See how donations powered Elizabeth’s classroom transformation: From classroom to home Elizabeth spends her own money each year to purchase basic school supplies, books, and technology for her classroom. She […]

We’re Welcoming Two New Board Members to the AdoptAClassroom.org Team

We’re thrilled to announce our newest AdoptAClassroom.org board members: Neely Tamminga and Hart Rosenblatt. They each have unique experience that makes them fantastic additions to our team. Meet our new board members: Neely Tamminga Neely is the CEO of DISTILL, an advisory company that, fitting for her new position, offers advisory services to board directors. […]

Classroom Crowdfunding: #ArmMeWith 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, many of them gave the same answer: Utilize social media. Join the movement! Teachers have proven to be social media trendsetters, starting recent […]

A New Way to Give: The Inclusive Classroom Fund

Donors to AdoptAClassroom.org can help bring equity in education to the individual classroom with our new Inclusive Classroom Fund. This new addition to our Spotlight Funds supports teachers who require supplies that address their students’ individual needs, in order to create a level playing field in their classroom. Donations to this fund will help teachers […]

Ann Pifer Named Executive Director of AdoptAClassroom.org

We’re kicking off our 20th anniversary with a BIG announcement! AdoptAClassroom.org is thrilled to announce Ann Pifer as our new executive director. Pifer has served as our organization’s chief operating officer since 2013, spearheading our headquarters move to Minnesota. As a predominately virtual organization, Pifer has been instrumental in advancing our technological capabilities to ensure that […]

Show a Teacher Some Love With an AdoptAClassroom.org Valentine!

Join us in showing teachers some love this Valentine’s Day by tagging a teacher in one of our three Facebook Valentines. When you tag an AdoptAClassroom.org registered teacher in one of our Valentines on February 14th-21st, they will be automatically entered to win a $50 donation to their classroom page. Three teachers will be randomly […]

We’re Celebrating 20 Years of Empowering Teachers With Needed Classroom Supplies

AdoptAClassroom.org is excited to announce our 20th anniversary! In 1998, AdoptAClassroom.org was founded to support the dedicated teachers who spend money out of their own pockets on classroom supplies. Over the past 20 years, corporate partners, small businesses, and individual donors have teamed up with our nonprofit to make a huge impact on classrooms in […]