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DonorsChoose Launches Recovery Fund to Help Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Damaged by Hurricane Irma

Following the devastation that Hurricane Irma in Florida and also the Carribean, DonorsChoose announced it launched a recovery fund dedicated to helping teachers rebuild their classrooms that were damaged by the storm. While sharing details about the recovery fund, Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose, stated: “Hurricanes Harvey… Read More

DonorsChoose Unveils Recovery Fund to Help Texas & Louisiana Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Affected by Hurricane Harvey

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform for classrooms DonorsChoose announced the launch of its Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, which is aiming to help Texas and Louisiana teachers that are affected by the devastating storm. According to DonorsChoose, donations from the recovery fund will be used to help… Read More

Staples Surpasses Chicago Teachers With Over $400,000 For Classroom Projects on DonorsChoose

On Thursday, Staples announced 890 teacher projects on DonorsChoose in the Chicago area will receive full funding as part of its $1 million donations.The office supply chain revealed that with a donation of more than $400,000 to support Chicago classrooms, Staples impacted 612 teachers and more than 85,000… Read More

BJ’s Wholesale Club Donates $100,000 to Maine Classrooms Through DonorsChoose

On Wednesday, BJ’s Wholesale Club announced it funded all classroom projects listed by teachers in Maine through crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.The $100,000 donation was from BJ’s Charitable Foundation and it fulfilled 165 classroom projects, benefiting 7,758 students in schools across the entire state. BJ’s stated that its donation supports a variety of projects across the entire… Read More

DonorsChoose Update: All 133 Projects Receives Full Funding As Part of Staples and Lady Gaga’s $1 Million Donation

On Thursday, Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) announced that all 133 projects in San Francisco posted on DonorsChoose have received full funding as part of Staples’ $1 million donation. As previously reported, Staples teamed ups with Lady Gaga to support education and create a positive classroom experience… Read More

Clorox Company Teams Up With DonorsChoose to Launch Back-to-School Match Offer

On Tuesday, cleaning giant Clorox announced in an effort to help teachers get the classroom supplies they need for the upcoming school year, it is set to offer a $150,000 “double your impact” match offer through its partnership with DonorsChoose. This is the second year The… Read More

Lady Gaga Partners With Staples to Support Education & Positive Classroom Experience; Set to Donate $1 Million To DonorsChoose

Staples, Inc. announced on Thursday it is teaming up with mega singer Lady Gaga to support education and create a positive classroom experience through its Staples for Students Program. According to the office supply retailer, the new partnership will build on its long-standing commitment to support… Read More

CALIA by Carrie Underwood & Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation Partners to Fund Girl’s Sport Team Projects on DonorsChoose

On Tuesday, The DICK’s Sporting Goods Foundation and CALIA by Carrie Underwood announced they have teamed up to fully fund girls team sports projects on education crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose. The organizations will pledge $200,000 to go towards an estimated 100 teams across the country throughout the… Read More

DonorsChoose Expands Classroom Funding Platform & Announces Warby Parker Partnership

DonorsChoose announced on Thursday it has expanded its classroom funding platform to support Student Life Essentials projects, which will now include warm, clean clothing; personal hygiene items like deodorant and toothpaste; and food, with the goal of removing barriers to help students focus and succeed… Read More

BJ’s Wholesale Club Awards Charleston, Summerville, & Area Towns With $100,000 Through DonorsChoose

On Thursday, BJ’s Wholesale Club announced it awarded $100,000 to all classroom projects listed by teachers from Charleston, Summerville, and neighboring communities through DonorsChoose. The funds were from the wholesale company’s foundation and reportedly fulfilled 141 projects and benefited 846 students in 65 local schools. Projects… Read More

Kia Teams Up With DonorsChoose to Launch Annual “Holidays on Us” Celebration to Support High-Need Schools’ Projects

Kia Motors America and DonorsChoose announced on Sunday they are launching the annual “Holidays on Us” celebration to bring resources to schools in need this holiday season. The companies reported previous campaigns under the event raised more than $7.5 million and benefited more than 1.5 million… Read More

PALMco Energy Set to Match Donations For All Connecticut Schools’ Environment Science Education Projects on DonorsChoose

PALMco, a family-owned and operated energy supply company, announced on Tuesday it is set to match donations to all environmental science education projects in Connecticut schools in partnership with crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose. This partnership’s “Double Your Impact” initiative, is notably the fourth initiative between PALMco and… Read More

Brief: DonorsChoose Announces $500,000 #GivingTuesday GIVEaway

On Monday, education crowdfunding nonprofit DonorsChoose announced it is launching a new philanthropic giveaway on November 29 for the 2016#GivingTuesday. According to DonorsChoose, The #GivingTuesday GIVEaway will give 100 donors and teachers a chance to support additional classroom projects on its website, thanks to a $500,000 grant… Read More

Staples Teams Up With Katy Perry For Student Program: Fulfills $1M in Classroom Projects Through DonorsChoose

On Friday, Staples announced it has teamed up with pop sensation Katy Perry to help hundreds of teachers through its new 2016 student program. The company revealed that the program, which debuted earlier this year, has already fulfilled $1 million in classroom projects through DonorsChoose…. Read More

Brief: Duke Energy Teams up With DonorsChoose For STEM Classroom Crowdfunding Challenge

On Tuesday, Duke Energy announced it has teamed up with DonorsChoose for a new classroom crowdfunding challenge. The company is set to match up to $200,000 to help Ohio and Kentucky teachers bring STEM projects (science, technology, engineering, and math) to the classrooms. Sharing details about… Read More

Brief: DonorsChoose Gives $5,000 in Funding Credits to Think It Up Innovation Award Winners

Last week, the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) announced the winners of the inaugural Think It Up Innovation Awards. This award honored eight teams of students and teachers. Each team will receive $5,000 in DonorsChoose funding credits to advance their work in the classroom. Each winning… Read More

Brief: Burlington Stores Successfully Raises Over $850,000 Through DonorsChoose Education Initiative

On Tuesday, Burlington Stores announced it has secured over $850,000 through its DonorsChoose education campaign, which was announced in May. This is the second time the retail store has teamed up with the crowdfunding platform to help classrooms nationwide. Last year, Burlington funded 120 school projects, filtering… Read More

Brief: Inspirus Credit Union Pitches In Nearly $40,000 to Spokane-Area Teachers During DonorsChoose Flash Funding

On Thursday, Seattle’s Inspirus Credit Union announced it has donated a total of $30,944 to Spokane-area classrooms in a surprise 100 percent “flash fund” of teachers’ school-supply requests posted on the crowdfunding platform, DonorsChoose. The credit union revealed that 2,943 students and 34 teachers will benefit from the… Read More

DonorsChoose Joins Forces With Burlington Stores For the Second Year in a Row As Part of Education Initiative

On Monday, crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose announced that it has teamed up with Burlington Stores for the second year in a row. The companies joined forces last year and raised $515,382 to help classrooms in need nationwide through customer donations at check out. Monies raised is now… Read More

AT&T Funds California Earth Science Projects on DonorsChoose

Last week, the AT&T announced that it has “flash funded” California earth science projects that are currently on DonorsChoose as part of AT&T Aspire’s Earth Day festivities. In total, 65 projects were fulfilled, which benefited over 11,000 6th-12th grade students with a total grant of $50,000. Ken McNeely, president… Read More