Jumpstart #GivingTuesday By Donating To Neighborhood Schools

Jumpstart #GivingTuesday By Donating To Neighborhood Schools
Photo by Park Slope Stoop
Photo by Park Slope Stoop

We’re one week away from #GivingTuesday, a global day following Black Friday and Cyber Monday that focuses on giving back to the community. We can’t think of a better way to give back than helping our neighborhood schools.

Donors Choose goes right to the source. Teachers create projects for things that they need to help their students succeed – everything from basic school supplies to computers. The website approves the fundraiser, the public donates, and once their goal is achieved, the items are sent directly to the teacher.

It’s a win-win. You feel great because your donation helps kids in the neighborhood, and teachers are not forced to buy these materials with their own money.

A quick zip code search reveals teachers in every neighborhood that could use a helping hand. Whether it’s your child’s classroom, or just a school around the corner, every student deserves the tools they need to succeed.

Here’s how you can make this #GivingTuesday one to remember, Park Slope! There are multiple projects that need your help in the following schools. There are many more all over District 15 and the borough, so be sure to use the zip code search!

Millennium Brooklyn High School
MS 51 — William Alexander Middle School
Park Slope Collegiate School
PS 39 — The Landmark School
PS 118 — Maurice Sendak Community School
PS/MS 282
PS 321 — William Penn
PS 767 — Pre-K

Have a Donors Choose project that you’d like to share? Post the details in the comments below!

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