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Sep 15, 2014, 14:56 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

Google Surprises Seattle Area Teachers By Funding All Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org

Mayor Ed Murray announced today that Google has fully funded the classroom requests of every teacher in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties on the...

Sep 15, 2014, 13:28 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

Google Surprises Los Angeles Teachers By Flash Funding All Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that Google has fully funded the classroom requests of every Los Angeles Unified School District...

Sep 10, 2014, 11:37 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

Google Surprises Kansas City Teachers By Flash Funding All Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org

Today, Google announced they are fully funding the classroom requests of every Greater Kansas City area teacher on the education crowdfunding site...

Sep 09, 2014, 10:51 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

Google Surprises Austin Teachers By Funding All Classroom Requests For Five Central Texas Counties On DonorsChoose.org

Today, Google announced they are fully funding the classroom requests of every area teacher on the education crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org. As...

Sep 04, 2014, 10:03 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

Google Surprises D.C. Teachers By Flash Funding All Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org

Today, Google announced they are fully funding the classroom requests of every Greater Washington, D.C. area teacher on the education crowdfunding...

Aug 07, 2014, 12:00 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

Google, Staples Fulfill Every Chicago Teacher's Classroom Dream On DonorsChoose.org

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that Google and Staples have fully funded every Chicago-based project on the education crowdfunding site...

May 06, 2014, 10:30 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

Google Surprises Atlanta Teachers By Flash Funding All Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Day, Google Atlanta today flash funded the classroom requests of every Greater Atlanta teacher on...

May 06, 2014, 06:29 ET

For Teacher Appreciation Day, All DonorsChoose.org Classroom Projects In Brooklyn Funded By News Corp

DonorsChoose.org announced today that, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, News Corp has "flash funded" every single classroom project request...

Feb 10, 2014, 10:52 ET
DonorsChoose.org, a crowdfunding non-profit that enables anyone to help a classroom in need, has been named one of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World.  (PRNewsFoto/DonorsChoose.org)

DonorsChoose.org Named One of Fast Company's "50 Most Innovative Companies in the World"

At #9, education crowdfunding pioneer is first charity to be ranked so high, alongside companies like Google, Apple, and Twitter...

Aug 21, 2013, 08:15 ET

DonorsChoose.org Teams With Amazon.com To Bring The Largest Selection Of Supplies And Resources To America's Teachers

Teachers requesting supplies on DonorsChoose.org can now shop hundreds of millions of items from Amazon.com including millions from Amazon's...

Aug 13, 2013, 08:30 ET

Oklahoma's Moore Public Schools Reopen For 2013/2014 School Year

Opening Ceremonies for teachers hosted Monday, August 12 First day of classes for students is Friday, August 16 After May tornado, rebuilding...

May 05, 2008, 01:00 ET

Local Teachers Turn to Web For Help

LAS VEGAS, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 100 Nevada teachers are asking for help from individuals at DonorsChoose.Org on Teacher...

Mar 18, 2008, 01:00 ET

Innovative Program Launches in Utah To Help Meet State's Public School Needs

SALT LAKE CITY, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DonorsChoose.org - a nonprofit website that connects classrooms in need with individuals who...

Nov 15, 2007, 00:00 ET

Actors Claire Danes and Zac Efron, Senator Bill Bradley Use National Philanthropy Day To Announce DonorsChoose.org Opening in all 50 States

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Actors Claire Danes and Zac Efron and former Senator Bill Bradley announced today that DonorsChoose.org, the...

Oct 01, 2007, 01:00 ET

Top Bloggers Compete in Support of Public Schools

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bloggers big and small, including top sites such as Engadget and TechCrunch, challenged their...

Jul 26, 2007, 01:00 ET

'Teachers Ask. You Choose. Students Learn' Voted as One of American Express' Final Five Project Ideas for The Members Project

NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of American Express Cardmembers are rallying behind an effort to improve our public...

Nov 03, 2005, 00:00 ET

DonorsChoose.org Wins Amazon.com Innovation Award, Illinois Helps Contribute to $1.58 Million Raised for Student Resources

CHICAGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers and students will soon benefit from individual contributions and a matching...

Oct 21, 2005, 01:00 ET

Hollywood Newsmakers to Announce Launch of DonorsChoose.org, 'America's Most Innovative Charity,' in Los Angeles Public Schools

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Actors, Executives, School Leaders, and Bank Of America To Participate...

Sep 06, 2005, 01:00 ET

'Help Teachers Help Students' With a Mouse Click!

CHICAGO, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- After a long summer, teacher and science specialist Joy Reeves of Chicago Public School's Claremont Academy...