Sorry, vernal equinox. Here at DonorsChoose.org, we mark the coming of spring with our favorite five days of the year: Teacher Appreciation Week! From May 8-12, the nation is celebrating the heroes who spend the year guiding [Read More...]
Inspirational stories from donors, teachers, and students.
The gates to a college education should be open to everyone. Those inspiring words sum up the mission of several seniors at Brooklyn International High School, who found themselves facing a familiar problem: a college education [Read More...]
This year’s fifth annual Partner Summit brought together some of our most generous supporters to share insights and inspiration, learn from fantastic speakers, and recognize amazing work from teachers and students across the [Read More...]
At 7am last Wednesday, we kicked off a celebration of teachers that—in just 24 hours—would inspire over 20,000 donors to give over $2 million to support 11,000 classrooms. We're talking, of course, about #BestSchoolDay. We [Read More...]
Ms. Graham taught performing arts at the same Connecticut high school for many years, until deep budget cuts ended their music program in 2010. When her principal called five years later with the news that funding at been [Read More...]
A few months ago, we caught wind of something amazing happening in the social media universe. One donor, Steve (he asked us not to use his last name), was sharing projects on Facebook and Twitter for his friends to fund. This sort [Read More...]
Like most teachers, Genein Letford is very, very busy. That’s why we’re so glad that—between teaching music in California and lecturing at her alma mater—she still finds time to visit NYC as a member of the DonorsChoose.org Board [Read More...]