FOW FUNDRAISERS

Every school needs more funds to enhance the educational experiences of students. Most schools turn to their parent group for financial help. The Winthrop School is no exception. Some of the things the FOW raises funds for include: 

 

-Cultural Enrichment Programming

-Grants for Teachers

-Field Trip Funding

-Staff Appreciation Week, 5th Grade Week, Welcome Coffee, Ice Cream Social, etc.

 

There are many ways to contribute to the fundraising efforts of the FOW:

 

No-Fund Fundraisers

 

Box Tops for Education
With the Box Tops program, collected Box Tops are redeemed for cash that goes directly to the PTO in support of valuable school initiatives.


In order to participate, Winthrop Families simply...

1) Purchase items that carry the pink Box Tops for Education logo from your local stores (found on many General Mills products)
2) Carefully cut out the Box Tops for Education logos--making sure that the expiration date is intact
3) Turn in the cut-out logos to your child’s classroom teacher with teacher’s name on submission

To find out more about the Box Tops for Education Program, to learn about products with the Box Tops logos, and to sign up for coupons for Box Tops products, visit:www.boxtops4education.com

Time Frame: Year round
Coordinator: Bethany Gallinelli


 

 

Register Tapes for Education, aka Crosby/Henry’s Receipts

Through this program, Crosby and Henry’s provides free educational equipment and supplies to our school.

 

In order to participate, Winthrop Families simply...


1) Shop at Crosby or Henry’s and save your receipts

2) Turn in the receipts to your child’s classroom teacher

 

Time Frame: October - March
Coordinator:


 

 


A+ School Rewards (Stop & Shop)

A+ School Rewards are points that supporters earn with each purchase made using their Stop & Shop Card.  These reward points are converted to cash and sent directly to the FOW to use in support of valuable school initiatives.

 

In order to participate, Winthrop Families simply...

1) Register their Stop & Shop card (no need to re-register if you’ve already done so before) here: https://stopandshop.com/savings-and-rewards/rewards-program/aplus/ using school code 10227

2) Shop at Stop & Shop using your card

 

Time Frame: October - March
Coordinator: Linsley Waldron


 

AmazonSmile

Amazon donates .5% of the price of eligible purchases directly to the FOW to use in support of valuable school initiatives.

 

In order to participate, Winthrop Families simply...

 

1) Go to smile.amazon.com (don’t forget to bookmark to make it easier to remember to use) and select Friends of the Winthrop School as your charity

2) Shop at smile.amazon.com as you normally would

 

Time Frame: Year-round
Coordinator: Liz Belanger


 

Event Fundraisers

 

Winthrop School Holiday Boutique

The Holiday Boutique is the largest annual fundraiser for our school, and the money raised by this event is invested back into the Winthrop community to provide enhanced educational opportunities for our children.

 

In order to participate, Winthrop Families simply...

 

1) Volunteer and/or donate

2) Shop the Boutique

 

Time Frame: December 7, 2019
Coordinator: Csilla Clark


 

 

Spring Social Parents Night Out

Our second largest annual fundraiser, this one is for the adults only.  All money raised by this event is invested back into the Winthrop community to provide enhanced educational opportunities for our children.

 

In order to participate, Winthrop Parents simply…

 

1) Buy your tickets to attend the event

2) Donate online

 

 

Time Frame:
Coordinator:

 

 

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Upcoming Events

 

Wednesday 8/28 - First Day of School!

Monday 9/9 - Ice Cream Social - 530pm

Monday 9/23 - FOW Meeting 7pm

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