September Marketplace Update: Back-to-School Shopping

The back-to-school shopping season is here, so now is a great time to use donations to purchase the supplies you need to start the school year off right. Whether you’re teaching from home, in the classroom, or a hybrid of both, we have the back-to-school materials you’re looking for.

Are you a K-12 teacher who doesn’t have a classroom fundraising page on Register your classroom on to raise donations for the classroom supplies, PPE, or distance learning materials you need this school year.

Read our guide on creating or updating your classroom page here. Once you receive donations to your account, you can purchase supplies from our nearly 30 education vendors that offer a variety of products. Below are just a few of our great vendors, with examples of the useful products they offer.

Your Dollar Buys is a family-owned business focused on producing and sourcing wholesale items at a discounted price. They work directly with manufacturers in order to get you the best possible deal.

Featured Product: Bulk Face Masks

Your Dollar Buys has great deals when buying PPE like face masks and hand sanitizer in bulk. You can purchase a set of 300 adjustable face masks that come in a variety of colors.

Staples offers everything your school needs, including products for every area of your school – classrooms, restrooms, makerspaces, the main office, and more.

Featured Product: Sanitizing Wipes
If you’re looking for PPE and cleaning supplies, take a look at their latest Staples Coronavirus Product Guide before ordering to ensure your supplies are in stock, like the SaniDate sanitizing wipes currently available.

School Specialty has one of the largest selection of school supplies and teacher supplies for back-to-school shopping.

Featured Product: Social Distancing Mats
School Specialty has supplies to meet your classroom’s social distancing needs. They offer a variety of floor mats that remind students to practice social distancing, hand washing, and other important behaviors to stop the spread of germs.

Wonder Workshop’s award-winning Dash & Dot robots teach kids 6 and up how to code; igniting curiosity and confidence through play while learning essential 21st century skills.

Featured Product: K-5 Learn to Code Curriculum Pack
Wonder Workshop’s K-5 Learn to Code Curriculum Pack is a great way to teach computer science from a distance. From coding basics to challenges and projects, teaching robotics from a distance is possible with Wonder Workshop.

Our vendor partners are essential to our mission to support teachers and schools. From sponsoring grants and giveaways, to contributing funds towards future programs, our vendors are dedicated to supporting educators across the country so they can get the supplies they need.

Do you have questions, or can’t find what you’re looking for in the Marketplace? Do you need to extend the expiration date of your funds? Email us at [email protected] and we can assist you.