Your contributions are vital in continuing to provide our wonderful school with kindergarten aids, library/media resources, updated technology, playground equipment, science, art and music supplies, field trips and much more!
There are 4 types of fundraising sources:
1. ACTIVE FUNDRAISING
Our community is fortunate to have a strong group of parents who support Desert Willow PTO!!! Let’s support our neighborhood school while we bond and build friendships to make our community even stronger by attending and supporting DWES PTO events!
Last year’s biggest active fundraisers were:
- PTO Membership Drive
- Boosterthon Fun Run
- Roadrunner Round-up
- Father/Daughter Dance
- Mom/Son Event
- Spirit Nights
2. NON-ACTIVE FUNDRAISING
The following fundraisers are ways you, and everyone you know, can help our school without spending any additional money! Last year we made close to $5,000 with these types of fundraisers.
|Follow these instructions to sign up:
- Go to the Fry's Website.
- Select 'Sign In'.
- Enter your email and password then select 'Sign In'
- Select 'My Account', you should see Account Summary at the top.
- Scroll down, click ENROLL, under Community Rewards. If prompted, enter personal information.
- Under Find Your Organization: Enter WM786 (NPO number) or Desert Willow then select 'search'.
- Under Select Your Organization: Select box nect to your organization.
- Select 'Save Changes'
- If you have registered correctly, you should now see Desert Willow listed under 'Community Rewards on your Account Summary page.
- The very bottom of you Fry's receipt will state "Per your request, Fry's will donate to Desert Willow Elementary School PTO."
** YOU MUST RE-ENROLL YOUR FRY'S VIP CARD TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM FOR THIS SCHOOL YEAR, EVEN IF YOU HAVE ENROLLED IN THE PAST.**
|Box Tops for Education – Clip the $.10 Box Top off of thousands of products and send them with your DWES student. Twice a year, DWES receives a check for the Box Tops submitted. All money earned from the program goes right back into the classroom.
There will be collection buckets in front of the PTO office and in the front office. Please make sure your child’s name is on every bag s/he submits.
The classroom that brings in the most Box Tops during the year will win a pizza party at the end of the school year.
|AmazonSmile – A simple and automatic way for you to support DWES every time you shop at Amazon, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to DWES!
On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you need to select Desert Willow PTO as the charitable organization before you begin shopping. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make on AmazonSmile will result in a donation to DWES. You use the same account on amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding/baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.
Once you log onto your Amazon account through smile.amazon.com you will see Supporting: Desert Willow PTO in the upper left-hand corner next to the amazon smile logo.
|Buy your POGO PASSES in support of our school. Enter the codes DWES at checkout and DWES will receive $5 for each pass that you purchase. This code also lowers your pass cost to $49.98.|
|Need a new mattress? Buy one the easy way – online and with free shipping! Tuft & Needle has partnered with our school and will donate 25% back to DWES on every purchase. You can order through this link https://www.tuftandneedle.com/?p=fc5208d5, or https://www.tuftandneedle.com/givesback/ (and choose Desert Willow).|
|AZ on the Rocks will give back to the Desert Willow PTO anytime you book a Kids Klimb after school class or birthday party. You must mention Desert Willow when you book.|
|DWES PTO has partnered with Local Perks to bring you and app that works like a coupon book that features local businesses.
Here is how it works:
1) Download the app "Local Perks" on you mobile device and be sure to select Desert Willow Elementary School as your charity or go to Local Perks.
2) Sign up for a $20 donation ($18 goes directly to DWES PTO).
3) That is it! Start enjoying access to great deals in your area while supporting the school.
Your $20 donation is an annual subscription, you may cancel at any time.
3. FEATURED SPONSORS
This page features our local families and community members that have contributed to our PTO. Plus, many of these sponsors will donate money to Desert Willow Elementary when you use their services or send them a referral! This is another great way to help raise funds for our neighborhood school!
Help support Desert Willow Elementary and our community today! Featured Sponsors will be announced starting September 15th, 2016
4. DIRECT DONATION
DIRECT DONATION is 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE. (ask your HR dept. about corporate matching through Direct Donation). Make a direct donation today!
When a school is EXCELLING it directly impacts the value of the community and the property values of our homes. Let’s work together to keep DWES and our community at the top of the list!