“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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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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Five Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Telling Your Story

Telling the story of your classroom can be overwhelming. You spend most of your time in the classroom, thinking about your students, or lesson planning. You can talk about your profession for hours, but how do you distill the most important information into a few paragraphs? Crafting a donation ask can be hard, but it […]

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Four Tips from Dr. Jakeisha Gibson on Creating a Fundraising Plan

During Teacher Appreciation Week, May 6 – 10, 2019, AdoptAClassroom.org is matching every unique donation to your classroom up to $50. Check out this blog post for details.  Teachers spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars a year to provide students with the resources they deserve. We’re experts on making the most of a small […]

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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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This Valentine’s Day, we’re adding $25 to classroom donations of $50 or more!

*** Last Updated 2/14/19 at 5PM CST: 0 donations remain. *** We’ve reached our goal, but please keep supporting the teachers you love. Thank you to everyone who participated! Still want to help? Search for your favorite teacher here.  ——— Want to make your favorite teacher feel appreciated this Valentine’s Day? We’re here to help. […]

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This Giving Tuesday, Make a Classroom’s Holiday Wish Come True

My Holiday Wish Is… “A quality education for my students with all of the tools and technology that the world can offer.” —Christy, Minneapolis, MN What does it mean when 50% of public school students qualify for free or reduced lunch?* It means half of America’s students in public schools are financially struggling.  It means teachers are […]

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Teachers First Fund: Up to $20,000 Matched

AUGUST 21 & 22 ONLY! OOLY and the AdoptAClassroom.org Board of Directors are challenging YOU to a dollar-for-dollar match for our Annual Fund up to $20,000. Your donation will go where it’s needed most to help teachers. For two decades you’ve helped AdoptAClassroom.org fund teachers across the country.  But our job isn’t done. Far from […]

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$10,000 match from Ford’s Operation Goodwill

Ford Motor Company Fund’s Operation Goodwill is supporting classrooms in Miami-Dade County Public Schools with a $10,000 match for Back-to-School! Here’s how it works: starting Friday, August 27th, online credit card donations made to M-DCPS classrooms will receive a $25 matching donation, generously provided by Ford Motor Company Fund. The $25 match is available on […]

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