Fundraising

PTA Fundraising: BRAG (Ben Rush Annual Giving) 

Why BRAG?

Ben Rush Annual Giving (BRAG) is Ben Rush PTA’s major fundraising effort for 2017.
This is fundraising simplified: Donate once & participate all year.
The PTA serves to enrich our school programs through classroom support & enrichment activities.
You also brag about things you’re really proud of & we are really proud to be part of our great school!

How much does the PTA need to raise?

Our goal is $50,000, which averages $125 per student.
(We seek 100% participation with any amount and we ask you to give generously.)

Where do my Dollars go?

Class Room Support: Field Trips|Special/One-Time Teacher Grants|E-Prep/Health & Welfare|Assemblies|Water for portables| 5th Grade Recognition| Peace Coaches & Safety Patrol Scholarships|Field Day|Grade Level Socials | Staff Services: Staff Honorariums|Staff Monthly Luncheons|Staff Appreciation|Misc. Hospitality Expenses
Education Enrichment: Science & Math Enrichment|Young Author’s Day|Homework Program|Passport|Science Fair|Art Enrichment|Reflections
Reader Board: Front School Board Sign (one time capital expenditure)
Building Community: Yearbook|LWSD School Levy|Family Fun Nights|Ice Cream Social|LW Schools Foundation|Gifts & Acknowledgements| LWSD/PTSA: Gifts & Grants|Cultural Activities
Admin/Communication: Insurance|Board Training/Convention|Website Support|Bank Fees|Office Equipment/Supplies|Awards & Recognition| Other Expense/Incorporation Fees|Postage|Copying/Supplies |Newsletter


BRAG Board” 

In this November Thanksgiving Month we are asking you to give back: Be generous with your comments (“brag”) and money (donate).
There will be a BRAG Board” at the school lobby where Parents, Students, Teachers & Staff can brag on what they love about Ben Rush, their classes, enrichment activities, teachers/staff and your kids.
Please participate: How LOUD will you BRAG?
In December we will share some highlights through Cheetah Chat for parents and with the kids during the Spirit Assembly.


How do I Donate?

Click here to donate online (online donations preferred)

or click here for a printable donation form for Cash/Check.

Donations are tax-deductible & don’t forget to ‘Double Your Donation’ via Company Matching!

Help Us: We are looking for fundraising volunteers & have sponsorship opportunity for businesses
Contact/Questions? fundraising@benrushpta.org

Corporate Match Program

Double Your Impact: Many companies have corporate matching programs that can match for donations of money AND volunteer time. Ben Rush PTA is a registered US 501(c)(3) charity and donations are Tax Deductible and qualify for company matching funds. Tax ID: 91-1090931 Ben Rush PTA registered address for Company Matching: 1304 S Fawcett Ave Ste 300 Tacoma, …

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Donate

Donate Here: Click here to donate securely online. Donating by Cash/Check: please make your check donation is payable to “Ben Rush PTA”. You can drop the cash/check at the PTA Mail Box in the School Front Office or mail it to: Ben Rush PTA 6101 152nd Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052. During the November BRAG …

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FAQs

Ben Rush Annual Giving (BRAG) 2017 Q: WHAT IS BEN RUSH ANNUAL GIVING (BRAG)? Ben Rush Annual Giving, also known as BRAG, is the PTA’s primary fundraiser for the school year in November. This is fundraising simplified: Donate once & participate all year. For Details on Incentive/Prizes & Cash/Check only Donation Form: click here for …

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Other Ways to Contribute

Other Ways to Contribute… Volunteer Yourself  Help us by volunteering your time with the PTA Programs, become a PTA member and consider joining the PTA Board Smart Shopping This is a quick reference guide to the ways you can help raise money for Ben Rush just by doing your everyday shopping. Encourage family, friends, and …

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Sponsors

“Bragging Board” for our Sponsors!

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