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Fundraising

Fundraising helps support our students! 

Where do my dollars go?
How do we raise money? 
2012-13 PTSA Budget

Where do my dollars go?


Pathfinder K-8 PTSA members work hard to raise dollars to support programs that benefit all of Pathfinder’s community. The money raised during our three annual fundraisers goes to support the following:

For the classroom:
• Earth Project
• Instrumental Music Program
• Class discretionary funds
• Tutoring and Professional Development
• Math consultant
• Library books
• Art supplies
• PE equipment
• Camping trips
• The buddy program

For the community:
• Curriculum nights dinner
• Math night
• Science Fair
• Family Support
• School Publications
• Teacher/Staff Appreciation
• Rita Bubak Scholarship Fund

Click here for the approved 2012-2013 PTSA Budget


How do we raise money?


Fall Direct Give
Runs from September 4th to October 15th. 
Contact: Kathy Henderson (kathyh@outlook.com) or Thu Le (Thu@orangepdg.com)

Please support our annual Fall Direct Give with the goal to raise $20,000 for our programs at our school. Every dollar you give supports programs at our school that make our school an amazing place to learn.  Your contribution is 100% tax deductible. Learn more on our Direct Give web page.  You can also use the PayPal Donate Button above.

 
Holiday Wreathes
When: First weekend after Thanksgiving to Winter break
Contact:Brent and Mary Morgan
Our annual Wreath Making fundraiser is a Pathfinder K-8 tradition. Students, teachers, and lots of parents help to make and sell beautiful live wreaths, with all proceeds supporting Pathfinder’s renowned camping trips and other outdoor adventures. Last year, we made over $10,000 for our outdoor education programs! Many thanks to Lynette Martin, Brent & Mary Morgan, and Sharon Aliza for leading this huge effort. Learn how you can get involved on our Wreath Making web page

Spring Auction
The The 2014 auction is March 8, 2014. Thu Le and Katie Guenther will host this biggest fundraiser of the year. Learn more and get involved here.



Additional Fundraisers
We always welcome direct donations, of any amount, which are fully tax-deductible. Additionally, here are some other ways you can support Pathfinder K-8 throughout the year and in the normal course of your day-to-day life:

  • Box Tops for Education:
    Remove the little pink “Box Tops for Education” label on hundreds of General Mills products and drop them in the box in the front lobby. Pathfinder K-8 gets 10 cents per label. You’ll be surprised how quickly those dimes turn into dollars!
  • Thriftway Receipts:
    1% for Education, Morgan Street Thriftway participates in this program. All you have to do is save your receipts and bring them to school. Drop them in the paint can in the front lobby, Pathfinder K-8 receives 1% of the total of all receipts!
  • Safeway eScrip:
    Register your Safeway card number online and Pathfinder K-8 receives from 1-4% of all of your Safeway purchases automatically! Go to www.escrip.com to learn more and to register! Pathfinder K-8 is already enrolled as a registered group.
  • Schoolpop:
    This is an online shopping portal. Register at www.schoolpop.com and launch the site before starting any of your online shopping. Hundreds of major retailers and merchants participate in this program, where a percentage (up to 18%!) of your purchase goes directly to Pathfinder K-8. You can also participate “offline” by registering certain credit cards with Schoolpop or buying gift certificates or scrip; when you shop at their participating merchants your purchase is credited to Pathfinder K-8.
  • Target Visa and Debit cards:
    Target’s Take Charge of Education Program provides a percentage of all purchases charged to the Target Visa or Debit cards directly to Pathfinder K-8. The card can be used anywhere Visa is accepted.
  • PCC Scrip:
    Contact Amy Bullard for more information.Pick up a scrip from the front-office. Load your scrip at PCC for any amount and 5% of your purchases will go to Pathfinder.
  • Goodsearch:
    This is a site through which you search and make purchases from merchants and a percentage is donated to Pathfinder. The site is: http://www.goodsearch.com/. Pathfinder is already listed on this site.
  • One Cause:
  • This is another search and purchase site in which a percentage is donated to Pathfinder.
    The site is:http://www.onecause.com/signin 

Fundraising Questions?

Contact: Kathy Henderson
kathyh@outlook.com



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