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Dec 05, 2017, 09:30 ET Donors Contribute $6 Million through DonorsChoose.org to Support Classrooms Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma

In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, nearly 4,000 people and 20 organizations have contributed more than $6 million to help...


Nov 10, 2017, 08:30 ET Craig Newmark Philanthropies & DonorsChoose.org Announce New Tool and Matching Donations to Support Schools Serving Military Communities

Education funding platform DonorsChoose.org announced today a new way for donors to identify and support classroom project requests from schools...


Nov 06, 2017, 08:30 ET Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, DonorsChoose.org Launch Mental and Emotional Wellness Challenge to Promote Mental Health in Schools

Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation and education funding nonprofit DonorsChoose.org announced today a new initiative to promote mental and...


Sep 11, 2017, 08:28 ET DonorsChoose.org Launches Recovery Fund to Help Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Damaged by Hurricane Irma

DonorsChoose.org has established a special recovery fund to help teachers and students in Florida and other southeast classrooms damaged by...


Aug 29, 2017, 08:28 ET DonorsChoose.org Launches Recovery Fund to Help Texas & Louisiana Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

DonorsChoose.org has established a special recovery fund to help Gulf Coast teachers and students in classrooms impacted by Hurricane Harvey....


Feb 09, 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....


Nov 28, 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...


Jul 19, 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...


May 02, 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...


Mar 10, 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...


Nov 04, 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...


Sep 15, 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...


Sep 15, 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...


Sep 10, 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...


Sep 09, 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...


Sep 04, 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...


Aug 07, 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...


May 06, 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...


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 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...