Skechers is Helping Students Reach Their Full Potential

From July 1–August 31, 2024, Skechers is inviting customers to round up their in-store purchases to donate to® at their store locations nationwide. Donations raised at checkout will support our Inclusive Classroom Fund, and athletics and sports in schools.  Since 2021, Skechers has raised more than $357,000 for to ensure students have the […]

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When Employee Engagement Strategies Also Help Teachers 

Employees want to work for businesses that reflect their values, including a commitment to social responsibility. One of the best ways companies can do this is by enacting employee engagement strategies that connect staff with the opportunity to donate or volunteer with nonprofit organizations that matter to them. One way is for businesses to partner […]

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PPG Foundation Transforms STEM Learning for Students

STEM careers are projected to grow 8% by 2029, compared to 3.7% in other careers. Unfortunately, high-needs schools often lack the up-to-date, hands-on equipment and technology required to help students engage in STEM lessons and prepare them for future careers. The PPG Foundation, the philanthropic arm of PPG, a leading paint and coating manufacturer, is […]

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Best Year Ever Helps More Teachers in 2024

28,000 classrooms across the country received support from our donors and corporate sponsors in 2023. Best Year Ever, the ‘school supplies with spirit’ brand was part of last year’s success, and they’re teaming up with us for the fourth consecutive year to help even more classrooms.  Best Year Ever is once again donating *5% of […]

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ACE Cash Express Helps Teachers Spend Less on Supplies

For more than a decade, ACE Cash Express has helped students at high-needs schools access the supplies they need to learn. Since 2013, they’ve donated nearly $600,000 to through their annual Give A Little Campaign.  This year, 216 ACE locations are coming together to raise funds for teachers.  From May 1-31, ACE employees at […]

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4 Ways We Help Companies And Districts Support PreK-12 Classrooms® is a top-rated, 25-year-old nonprofit that connects corporate sponsors with classrooms and schools across the country that need learning supplies. Our corporate sponsors often want to donate to classrooms in communities where their employees live and work. We help our sponsors achieve their unique social impact goals supporting PreK-12 education, while also ensuring the […]

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Burlington Empowers 1.3 Million PreK-12 Students

Since 2017, Burlington, the national discount retailer, has helped equip more than 1.3 million students in their store communities nationwide with the school supplies they need to thrive in school and build brighter futures.  During the 2023 back-to-school season, Burlington raised an additional $1.6 million for local high-needs classrooms during their seventh annual in-store fundraising […]

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Skechers Raises $240,000+ to Support Inclusive Learning

This year, Skechers raised more than ever before for® during their annual register round-up. Thanks to the generosity and support of their customers and employees, they raised more than $240,000 during their two-month campaign.  The donations raised by Skechers will enable teachers to build more inclusive classrooms to address their students’ diverse learning needs. […]

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MAGNA-TILES® Provides Classrooms Funding for Meaningful Play

MAGNA-TILES, the original brand of magnetic construction toys, donated more than $60,000 to fund over 200 high-needs PreK classrooms in Chicago Public Schools. In addition, to help teachers foster students’ creative learning and play, MAGNA-TILES is gifting each classroom with three MAGNA-TILES Storage Bin Bundles valued at more than $400 total. Two hundred PreK teachers […]

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