Fundraising

At its heart, the PTO is a fundraising organization.  We need to earn money to give it back to the kids and the teachers.  Each year, we spend, and therefore need to earn, approximately $20,000.  This money is carefully used to enrich the education experience for our children.  Please click here to learn more about what the PTO does with the money we earn.

There is no singular way for us to reach our fundraising goals.  We try to make fundraising as painless as possible for the Johnson community by offering a wide variety of options.  Please look below for ideas and help us as generously as you can!

Corporate Donation Programs
Many companies offer schools a simple and painless way for PTOs to earn money.  Please sign up yourself and don't forget that anyone can participate: relatives in other states can clip box tops or designate Johnson on their Target and Stop and Shop cards.

Stop and Shop A+ 
Register your Stop & Shop card and once registered, every purchase with an associated card earns points, which ultimately translates to dollars for Johnson Elementary School! You can register your card online by clicking on
this link. You will need the Johnson ID number (07550) to complete registration.
Don't forget to pass this information along to anyone you know who shops at Stop & Shop!

Box Tops for Education
Clipping box tops is such an easy way to earn cash for Johnson. Simply clip Box Tops coupons from hundreds of participating products found in your local grocery store and send them in to school with your child. The PTO then sends them into General Mills and redeems them - each box top is worth 10¢ and believe it or not, they add up quickly! Click on the Box Top link for a list of all participating products.  Make collections at home fun using these printable collection sheets!


Target
The retail chain Target has a program called "Take Charge of Education." When you open a Target guest card (what they call their charge card) you can designate Johnson Elementary School to receive 1% of the total charges made on your Target guest card.  Click here to designate Johnson on your card (Johnson’s school code for Target is 59686).

 

Amazon Smile
    • Amazon donates .5% of the charges on its cards to Johnson PTO once registered.  To register, go to http://smile.amazon.com, sign in, and search for and select “The Johnson School PTO” to start earning money for our PTO.



Direct Donations
The easiest and most effective way to support the PTO is by direct donation.  This way 100% of the money goes directly to achieving our goals.  Your direct donation to the PTO is tax-deductible as we are a non-profit organization (501c3). If you would like to donate directly, make a check out to Johnson School PTO and drop it off at the front office or mail to Johnson School PTO, 99 South Main Street, Natick, MA 01760. See if your employer will match your contribution - tax ID number is 04-3167709. 




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