Other ways to help:
We know that times are tight for folks across the country—from state budget cuts to household belt-tightening. There are ways to raise money for Franklin by doing things you already do! Shopping, collecting Box Tops, participate in matching gift programs—these all add up to money that Franklin uses to purchase PE equipment, additional art, dance and music instruction, and so much more!
You can get friends and family to sign up and help support Franklin no matter where they live.
Shop on Amazon: Whether you are gifting your teacher with a “thank you” book, buying holiday gifts for your family or indulging in your own shopping spree, you can earn money for Friends of Franklin with every purchase on Amazon. Just bookmark the FOF home page, click on the Amazon icon on the right, and shop all you want. Up to 10% of your purchases will go to FOF at no additional cost to you! CLICK HERE and start shopping.
Target Red Card/Take Charge of Education Program: If you have a Target Red Card, please sign up for the Target Take Charge of Education program. Target donates 1% of all purchases when made on your red card. How to register:
1. Go online
2. Click look up a school
3. Enter either city, state, and name, or enter Franklin’s Target ID, 32595, and follow the registration instructions
Box Tops / Labels for Education: You can earn cash for Franklin by clipping Box Tops from hundreds of participating products. Many brands you may use regularly participate in this program (Cheerios, Ziploc, BRITA, Campbell’s, etc.). Clip your Box Tops and remove labels and drop them in the collection bags in the front hallway outside the office or in your child’s classroom.
Several merchants participate in this program, including Vons, Safeway, Pavillions, Super A Foods, and Bristol Farms. There is also a dining program that includes several local restaurants. How to register:
1. Go online to www.escrip.com
2. Click on “sign-up”
3. Follow the instructions to register your grocery cards and your existing credit/debit cards. We are listed as Franklin Ave Elementary School, eScrip Group ID: 6505218