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DonorsChoose October Challenge!

DonorsChoose is a great resource for cash-strapped public schools–teachers post projects and donors choose which projects to help fund. Every October, DonorsChoose issues a Social Media Challenge to bloggers and their networks to reach out and encourage those donors to give!

Here is a link to all current projects needing funding in SFUSD; I chose to make a small donation to this one, posted by the teacher of a very deserving Pre-K autism classroom. It’s a request for tumbling mats to help her young students engage in active play. Sad that our system is so threadbare that we are reduced to begging online.

Anyway, I know that whatever you can give to any of these deserving projects will be greatly appreciated!


An appeal

4logosIf your mailbox is anything like mine, you’re getting a lot of appeals for money from worthy nonprofits these days. It always happens at the end of the year, but with the current tough economic climate some of these appeals are more urgent than usual.

I’m not giving to many organizations this year, but one I am going to dig deep to support is Parents for Public Schools-San Francisco, which is having a very tough time making ends meet. I can’t say enough about what PPS-SF has done for San Francisco parents, and by extension, San Francisco public schools.

Donate to PPS-SF securely online >>>>

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