School and PTA Donation Information

The following table lists the different types of donations requested throughout the school year and how these donations are put to use. If you have additional questions about PTA donations, please contact Kym Gentry-Peck.


Type of support

Requestor/event

Suggested donation

Timeline

What the donation pays for

Classroom donation

Room parent

Classroom party supplies

As requested

Supplies for class parties/events

Teacher

Varies by class

Back to School Night

Classroom supplies and supplemental educational materials (e.g., books, workbooks, arts and crafts materials, learning apps and websites, printer cartridges, batteries, graphic reproductions, printer cartridges).

Varies by grade level

Back to School Night

Classroom field trips or in-class presentations by visiting organizations

Walnut Grove PTA

Dollar a Day
annual campaign

$180 per child
or $250 per family

Registration

Student and school community activities (e.g., spelling bee, science fair, student assemblies, family fun events, school clubs, student garden), technology hardware (e.g., school computer labs, classroom projectors, Chromebooks) and additional technology instruction support hours, specialist funds, library books and additional library hours, fall and spring musicals, student intervention support, school materials (e.g., playground equipment, science lab materials, art programs, and JiJi math), additional recess supervision, and teacher support (grade-level collaboration, professional development, curriculum and instruction)

Parents Night Out

Varies

Spring

Fun Run

Varies according to pledges collected by each student

Fall

Amazon shopping, eScrip, Box Tops for Education

Varies

All year long

School supply kits

Varies by grade level

Order in the spring

Student supplies (e.g., pencils, erasers, markers, folders, organizers, notebooks, glue sticks, scissors, binders)

Education Foundation's Annual Giving Campaign

Pleasanton
Partnerships
in Education
(PPIE)

Varies by sponsorship levels

Registration through March

Critical district-wide programs and services, such as smaller class sizes, technology, and student support.

**Walnut Grove PTA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization (tax ID: 02-0547233). Contributions to Walnut Grove PTA are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by the IRS. Please check with your accountant at tax time.