Passive Fundraising

OVER A DOZEN EASY EVERYDAY WAYS TO RAISE MONEY FOR McKINLEY while you shop and dine!

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Annual Fund

 


Partnership Details

Online year-round

1. Amazon Smile. Shop Amazon from this link and McKinley will earn 0.5% (zero point five percent) of the purchase price. Detailed instructions:

  1. ​Access our AmazonSmile profile via https://smile.amazon.com/ch/13-4317995 from the web browser on your computer or mobile device.
  2. ​Select ‘William McKinley Elementary School PTA’ as your preferred charity.
  3. ​Bookmark this link in your browser or on your smart phone’s home screen to make it even easier to return and use your shopping to support our school.

2. Caviar.com. Have lunch or dinner delivered from hundreds of great local restaurants through Caviar! McKinley earns money every time you click and place an order. Thanks Caviar!

3. iGive. iGive is a new platform for fundraising via online shopping at nearly 2,000 retailers.Whatever you can’t find on Amazon you can likely find here – Madewell, Athleta, Gap, Airbnb, Dell, Apple, health & beauty products, hotels, car rentals, etc. Percent donated varies by retailer.

Create an account and link to McKinley Elementary PTA (cause ID 76357), then shop by:

  • Clicking on a store link directly from iGive.com or iGive.com/mobile sites. (Must be logged in)
  • Installing the iGive Button for your browser and shopping online as you normally would (this tool highlights participating retailers)
  • Using the free iGive App for iPhone, iPad or Android.

4. ActivityHero. Find and sign up for camps and other kids activities through this fantastic resource that includes 100s of well-known Bay Area camps. Be sure to use our unique link: http://activityhero.com/go/McKinley. 3% of each registration through the link gets donated to the school!

5. Tiny Prints and Shutterfly. McKinley earns 13% of each order when you use http://mckinleysf.shutterflystorefront.com to purchase holiday cards, invitations, photo gifts, etc. Wow, 13%! Thanks Shutterfly!

6. Mabel’s Labels. McKinley earns 20% back on all purchases. Wait, 20%, that can’t be right. What business would be so generous? The answer to that question is Mabel’s Labels is that generous — thanks Mabel! Click on the special fundraising link: campaigns.mabelslabels.com, then under the “Select Your School/Organization” graphic, select “McKinkley Elementary School PTA (San Francisco)” from the drop-down menu. Keep your kid’s sweatshirts, jackets, and water bottles out of Lost & Found by sticking some personalized labels on them!

7. Pediped. Shop for great kid shoes at https://www.pediped.com/PedipedSchools.aspx, use our unique fundraising code SCHMDBW at checkout, and 10% of every purchase will be donated to McKinley. Sweet!

8. Google Express. You get a six-month membership for free and we get $15 when you make your first purchase. https://www.google.com/express/u/0/about?membershipCoupon=MCKINLEYSF

9. Boon Supply. Shop a thoughtfully curated selection of totes, jewelry, home goods, and more! Each purchase earns McKinley 50% in donations. No, that’s not a typo, were talking 50% here. Check it out, and thanks Boon Supply! https://www.boonsupply.com/collections/223946-mckinley-elementary-school-pta

 

In Person – just mention McKinley when making your purchase

10. Sports Basement. Register as a “Basementeer,” choose McKinley as your donation recipient, and all Sports Basement’s locations will give YOU a 10% discount and ALSO donate a percentage of your purchase to McKinley.

Note: Basementeer registration is completely FREE, but has to be done in-store. If you have trouble finding McKinley keep scrolling, as schools are listed after all the other charities. http://www.sportsbasement.com/schools

11. Community Thrift. KonMari your home by donating items that don’t “inspire joy” to Community Thrift! Mention McKinley when you drop off, and a percentage of what is sold will be donated to us! Note: They do not accept children’s toys or clothes, but Chloe’s Closet (see below) does. www.communitythriftsf.org

12. Chloe’s Closet. Donate children’s toys or clothes at Chloe’s locations in Bernal Heights or Inner Sunset. Be sure to let them know that you’re donating using the McKinley account and we’ll receive $. Anything they can’t sell, they donate to organizations serving families in need. www.chloescloset.com

13. Mollie Stone’s/Cal-Mart – Register your store community card and up to 5% of your grocery purchases will be donated back. Sign up online at https://www.escrip.com/wheretoearn/ or simply text the store’s keyword “mollie” or “calmart” to 52236 for easy enrollment.

14. Rainbow Grocery – Contact McKinley Fundraising to order SCRIP cards which earn our school 10% of every grocery purchase. Cards are pre-loaded with any dollar amount starting at $20, and value is added by each school supporter thereafter. They also make great gift cards!

15. eScrip Dining – Dine and pay with a linked credit/debit card, then earn up to 2.5% in donations at dozens of local restaurants and bars. Review your experience for an additional 2.5% back.

16. BoxTops4Education. Download the new Box Tops App at boxtops4education.com, scan your grocery receipt, and then instantly add earnings online. Until they are phased out, you can still clip the actual box top wherever you see the logo , and then drop them in the marked container in the office. These do add up! Once you start looking for the logo, you’ll find it practically everywhere!


 

Other Ways to Contribute

Volunteer Your Time

At McKinley “all our children are all OUR children” means there are many ways to help out. You can volunteer your time at school events, in the classroom, or in many other ways. Please consider helping out for 2 or 3 hours this year–one event in the fall, and one in the spring. Ask your teacher, your room parent, anyone on the PTA or email volunteer@mckinleyschool.org.