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 AdoptAClassroom.org® 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 AdoptAClassroom.org 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 AdoptAClassroom.org 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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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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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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J.Crew Fosters Creativity by Funding Arts Education

J.Crew has teamed up with AdoptAClassroom.org to support PreK-12 art teachers and PreK-12 art schools because they believe a strong art education is essential for every child’s development and success. Their donation will help foster creativity for students in high-needs schools in need of classroom supplies. Donations like this are so important because arts programs […]

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PAYDAY Celebrates Teachers for Their Invaluable Service

Nearly everyone has that one teacher. The teacher who helped you grow. The teacher who introduced you to a new passion. The teacher who changed your life for the better. Why? Because teachers are heroes who dedicate their careers to helping students learn and grow. To recognize teachers for their hard work and invaluable service, […]

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