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09 Feb, 2017, 08:30 ET DonorsChoose.org Expands to Help Teachers Address Hunger, Poverty in the Classroom

Education nonprofit DonorsChoose.org announced today it has expanded its classroom funding platform to support Student Life Essentials projects....


28 Nov, 2016, 08:58 ET DonorsChoose.org to Launch $500,000 #GivingTuesday GIVEaway

Education crowdfunding nonprofit DonorsChoose.org announced it's launching a philanthropic giveaway on November 29 for #GivingTuesday. The...


19 Jul, 2016, 09:00 ET Burlington Stores Raises more than $850,000 for DonorsChoose.org to Help Classrooms Nationwide

Burlington Stores, a national off-price retailer, teamed up with DonorsChoose.org from May 1st through June 11th and raised just more than $852,000...


02 May, 2016, 09:00 ET DonorsChoose.org Announces Second Annual Partnership With Burlington Stores, Providing Students And Teachers With The Supplies Needed For An Excellent Education

To help alleviate the out-of-pocket expenses public school teachers spend each year on school supplies, and to ensure that children in every...


10 Mar, 2016, 08:00 ET Celebrities And Business Leaders Unleash Philanthropic Flashmob, #BestSchoolDay, Funding Classroom Requests On DonorsChoose.org In Communities Spanning 47 States

Today, more than fifty athletes, actors, founders, and philanthropists announced a surprise "flash funding" of classroom projects posted on...


04 Nov, 2015, 13:46 ET Burlington Stores Raises More Than $500,000 for DonorsChoose.org to Help Classrooms Nationwide

 Burlington Stores, the national off-price retailer offering designer merchandise at everyday low prices, teamed up with DonorsChoose.org this...


15 Sep, 2014, 14:56 ET 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...


15 Sep, 2014, 13:28 ET 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...


10 Sep, 2014, 11:37 ET 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...


09 Sep, 2014, 10:51 ET 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...


04 Sep, 2014, 10:03 ET 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...


07 Aug, 2014, 12:00 ET 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...


06 May, 2014, 10:30 ET 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...


06 May, 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...


10 Feb, 2014, 10:52 ET 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...


21 Aug, 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...


13 Aug, 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...


05 May, 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...


18 Mar, 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...


15 Nov, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


26 Jul, 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...


03 Nov, 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...


21 Oct, 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...


06 Sep, 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...