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 […]

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 […]

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* […]

Watch a BIG Teacher Surprise on the Rachel Ray Show

Rickee Stewart is a teacher on a mission to help support the 2,100 homeless students in her district. Instead of wedding gifts for her engagement, she asked for coats to help her students in need. Check out her story on the Rachel Ray Show below: Thanks to Burlington Stores, Rickee’s students will receive all of the coats […]

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 […]

Support AdoptAClassroom.org Teachers at Select Christopher & Banks Stores August 12!

Stop into Christopher & Banks’s Denim Dash on Saturday, August 12th to support AdoptAClassroom.org. While you’re in store, be sure to enter to win a free pair of denim. Two winners in each store will be selected. To learn more about how you can help teachers, visit any of the 29 participating stores on August 12, […]

#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 […]

Why Are Teachers Spending So Much on Supplies?

Class is back in session for the 2016-2017 school year, and it’s not the supply fairy who’s providing students with classroom materials they need to learn. The back-to-school shopping season is the second largest U.S. holiday when it comes to spending, often it is the K-12 teachers who are doing the shopping. An AdoptAClassroom.org study found that 91 […]