“I keep going for the children”: Stories from the Front Lines of Education

If classroom funding isn’t there, teachers find ways to fill the gap. They’re doing more with less and it’s coming out of their own pockets. We asked teachers across the nation to share the emotional and financial impact of funding legislation in their classrooms and lives.

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Together we supported 210,000 students this school year.

Thank you for supporting education with us this school year! Together, we’ve helped more than 8,400 classrooms so students in need across the country have access to the supplies they deserve.

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with a Donation Match!

*** The Donation Match Has Ended: $0 in matching funds remain.*** Thank you to everyone who made a gift to a classroom this Teacher Appreciation Week. If you made a gift, you will receive a donation match confirmation email later this week. Still want to help? Find and support a teacher here. This Teacher Appreciation Week, […]

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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 […]

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How Companies Transform Classrooms
Alerus Mortgage Helps Minnesota Teachers Make the Impossible, Possible

Today public and private partnerships are more important than ever. Businesses of every size are stepping up and pitching in to ensure their communities are both safe and flourishing places for their employees and customers to work, live and raise their families. Everybody wins, it’s good for the community and it’s good for business. At […]

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33 Teachers Surprised with Funds for Classroom Supplies
33 Teachers Surprised with Funds for Classroom Supplies

At a recent school-wide assembly, Subaru representatives presented the teachers at Forest Hill Elementary with a $5,500 gift card to AdoptAClassroom.org. The funds were to be split equally among the classroom teachers so they could purchase the supplies and materials their students need to learn and succeed. “Teachers know what’s best, and what they need […]

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Americans care most about education. They say companies should too!

Education has long been one of the social issues that Americans care most about and want to support. Now, it tops the list. According to a 2018 report released by Catalist, one of the leading cause marketing agencies, education is the number one social issue Americans support and feel is most relevant to their lives. […]

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How Your Business Can Make A Big Impact In Your Community

AdoptAClassroom.org makes it easy for local businesses to provide funding support to neighborhood schools and classrooms throughout the U.S. Our school-wide classroom adoption events provide a meaningful way to engage your employees in the community, and instill a sense of pride in your company. Your employees and customers will feel good knowing you have helped […]

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Alerus Mortgage Donates $10,000 to Help Greater Twin Cities Teachers

Imagine paying out of pocket for the supplies you need to do your job – everything from pens and paper clips, to bigger ticket items like your laptop and desk chair. Whew! Aren’t you glad you don’t have to do that? While this may be a scary alternate reality for many of us, for teachers, […]

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