Harnessing the Power of Community with AdoptAClassroom.org Donor Meenakshi Sinha

When Meenakshi Sinha started painting three years ago, she had no idea she would raise more than $40,000 selling her artwork. Meenakshi runs The Giving Canvas, a Facebook page where she auctions her paintings online and donates the proceeds to causes she is passionate about. When she heard about the needs teachers face in the […]

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Triple your gift to the Inclusive Classroom Fund, up to $5,000!

Through the end of March 2019 we’re tripling your gift to the Inclusive Classroom Fund, up to $5,000. Donate to the Inclusive Classroom Fund >> What is an inclusive classroom? An inclusive classroom addresses inequity in the classroom on the basis of race, ethnicity, family background, sexual and gender identity, ability, or any personal or […]

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Education News Bulletin: March 2019

AdoptAClassroom.org continues to keep a close eye on K-12 education news so we can best understand and serve the needs of our principals, teachers, and students across the country. We want to keep you updated on our findings, so check back each month for our News Bulletin Board series. Read what’s happened recently in the […]

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Vote to Win Funds for a Teacher or School on AdoptAClassroom.org

March is finally here and we’re celebrating the spring season with a social media giveaway. We’re bringing back March Supply Madness, with $750 in prizes, and we need you to help us determine which school supply is the classroom’s most valuable player. But this time, you don’t have to be a teacher to join in […]

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20 Years of Making a Difference: Annual Report 2018

Hot off the presses, our 2018 Annual Report highlights the incredible impact AdoptAClassroom.org donors made for students across the nation. Here’s a summary of this year from Executive Director Ann Ruhr Pifer: In 2018, AdoptAClassroom.org celebrated its 20th Anniversary and laid the groundwork for the next 20 years by introducing an updated mission statement: “Advancing […]

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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 […]

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What Would Happen If Teachers Didn’t Need to Purchase Classroom Supplies?

AdoptAClassroom.org is celebrating 20 years of helping teachers access classroom supplies, who often spend their own money providing for their students. Unfortunately, teachers’ out-of-pocket spending hasn’t changed much since our founding in 1998. We’ve been thinking about how amazing it would be if our dream came true and all classrooms just had what they needed, […]

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We’re Teaming Up with Burlington to Help Classrooms Nationwide. You Can Help.

We are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership! This Back-to-School season, we’ve teamed up with Burlington Stores to make a BIG difference in helping classrooms in need across the nation. Starting today, July 9 through August 19th , Burlington is asking customers to donate at check out to support AdoptAClassroom.org in each of their […]

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Helping Students Be Heard With AdoptAClassroom.org

Washburn High School Band and Orchestra Director Tim Martin received $600 for his classroom through AdoptAClassroom.org.  We created our Spotlight Funds to support subjects in high-need and areas of particular passion, such as Martin’s commitment to offering music education in schools. “Music is important, especially at the high school level, because it allows students to have a community […]

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