Win a $25 Gift Card From Lakeshore Learning

May is Teacher Appreciation Week, and in celebration our partner Lakeshore Learning is giving away $250 in gift cards to AdoptAClassroom.org teachers! Today through May 11th, you can enter a K-12 teacher to win one of ten $25 digital gift cards to Lakeshore Learning when you send that special teacher one of our free thank-you […]

Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with a Donation Match!

*** Last Updated 4/19/19 at 9AM CST: $4,000 in matching funds remain.  Please check back for updates. *** Donation matching begins at 10AM CST on Monday 5/6/2019 and ends when we hit our goal of $4,000 in donations. Please check back on 5/6/2019 for updates. Want to help now? Find and support a teacher here. […]

Turnkey Ways Businesses Can Give Back to Local Teachers

Teachers as a whole work hard everyday because they genuinely care about their students and want them to do well. Often, their dedication and extra efforts go unnoticed or unappreciated. But, if they stop and think about it, most people can name at least one teacher that really stood out and made life better for […]

Five Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Telling Your Story

Telling the story of your classroom can be overwhelming. You spend most of your time in the classroom, thinking about your students, or lesson planning. You can talk about your profession for hours, but how do you distill the most important information into a few paragraphs? Crafting a donation ask can be hard, but it […]

Four Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Creating a Fundraising Plan

During Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6 – 10, 2019, AdoptAClassroom.org is matching every unique donation to your classroom up to $50. Check out this blog post for details.  Teachers spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year to provide students with the resources they deserve. We’re experts on making the most of a small […]

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! […]

Teachers: Check Out Our Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaways!

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week. We’re excited to celebrate YOU all week long! Thank you for your hard work and dedication to helping your students succeed. To show our gratitude, we teamed-up with some of our great sponsors to offer giveaways each day during Teacher Appreciation Week! Check out these three easy ways you can enter […]

You and a Teacher Can Win a $40 OOLY Prize Pack During Teacher Appreciation Week

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Our partner OOLY is conducting a week-long giveaway to celebrate teachers across the country for their dedicat­­ion to teaching. Enter for a chance to win an OOLY prize pack for yourself and your favorite teacher! Each pack is valued at more than $40 and includes: Bright Writers Colored Pens, Smooth Hues Marker Set, […]

#ThankATeacher for Teacher Appreciation Week

It’s our favorite time of year… To celebrate, we have a free and easy way for you to surprise your favorite teacher for Teacher Appreciation Week. 1. Go to AdoptAClassroom.org/ThankATeacher 2. Select a free video eCard and enter a special message for your teacher. We just need your email address and the email address of your teacher […]

Art Institutes Honors Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, The Art Institutes and AdoptAClassroom.org acknowledged nine Twin Cities teachers for their outstanding work. South High School, Patrick Henry High School, and Highland Park High School each received a $1000 donation to purchase supplies for their honored teachers’ classrooms. The Arts Institutes International Minneapolis President Jennifer Sorenson and AdoptAClassroom.org Executive Director Ann […]

Star Teachers Get Quite the Surprise in North Minneapolis

AdoptAClassroom.org celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week with a BIG surprise for teachers. Check out this segment on our local station in Minneapolis, KARE 11 News, to see the surprise in action. On Teacher Appreciation Day, AdoptAClassroom.org joined KARE 11 to surprise five Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary School teachers in their classroom. We were on a mission to recognize “NAZ Star Teachers” and […]