Category Archive: Fundraising News

Mar
19

Sign Up for the McKinley Parent Social!

Join other McKinley parents for a fun night out at GRACE O’MALLEY’S, 1494 Post Road in downtown Fairfield on Saturday, March 30, 4pm-7pm. $10/adult and $5/kid includes light apps (kid-friendly bites, too!) and music, cash bar. Babysitting available downstairs for McKinley-age (5+) children only during event hours. Kids must stay downstairs; parents welcome to check in with …

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Mar
13

“Jump Rope for Heart” is March 20 – Sign Up Today!

During March, Student Council will be sponsoring different fundraising events to raise money for the American Heart Association. They will be selling Scare Monsters, Heart Hero pins, bracelets and pencils during lunch shifts. They will be sponsoring “Jump Rope for Heart” on Wednesday, March 4 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm in the gym. (Note: March 20 is early …

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Mar
10

Little Pub Fundraiser – March 11 & 12!

Please join us for a fundraiser at Little Pub on Black Rock Turnpike, Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12. Dine in or eat out, all day. Present THIS FLYER and McKinley will get 15% of your total bill.

Mar
06

Lucky Charms Breakfast for Box Tops

Class contest to earn a Lucky Charms breakfast! During March, submit completed box top sheets (download HERE) and place in the Lucky Charms box next to the elevator on Broadway. For every box top, McKinley gets $0.10 – it adds up! Thank you!

Mar
05

School Store Is Open March 8!

The next School Store will be on Friday, March 8. The School Store is a fundraiser for the 5th Grade class and helps fund graduation and the field trips they will take this school year. The School Store will be open approximately once a month in the main hallway during recess. 1st – 5th graders can …

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Feb
26

Crazy Hair Day is February 28!

It’s Crazy Hair Day on Thursday, February 28! Support this 5th grade fundraiser by sending in $1 by Wednesday, February 27 (in an envelope marked “attn: 5th grade fundraisers“). Go crazy, go wild – and have fun with your hair!

Feb
24

Buy Discounted Tickets for Marvel Live! the Weekend of March 1-3

Discounted tickets are available for Marvel Live! at Webster Bank Arena, and a portion of the proceeds supports McKinley School! Shows and ticket pricing are: Friday, March 1, 7pm: $23.75/ticket Saturday, March 2, 7pm: $23.75/ticket Sunday, March 3, 4pm: $23.75/ticket Please return completed form (DOWNLOAD HERE) and RETURN PAYMENT by TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26 to the main office. …

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Feb
21

Friday, February 22 is Flannel Friday!

Warm your heart by dressing in flannel on Friday, February 22! All donations (any amount welcome!) support the American Heart Association. This program is run by Mrs. Bonenfant and the Student Council. Download the form HERE and submit donations by February 22.

Feb
15

American Heart Association Fundraiser: Instant Heart Heroes

Student Council will be selling Instant Heart Heroes during lunch and recess on Thursday to raise money for the American Heart Association. Download the form HERE for pricing and info.

Feb
15

Flannel Friday for American Heart Association on February 22

Warm your heart by dressing in flannel on Friday, February 22! All donations (any amount welcome!) support the American Heart Association. This program is run by Mrs. Bonenfant and the Student Council. Download the form HERE and submit donations by February 22.

Jan
15

Support Cancer Research in Your Pajamas on January 18

It’s Pajama Day on Friday, January 18! (And Early Dismissal at 1:40pm!) Help the Student Council raise funds for the McKinley Dolphins Team Fundraiser to support Relay for Life and finding a cure for cancer. Send in your $2 donation per child by January 17 to Mrs. Bonenfant. Download the form here.

Jan
07

Help Fight Cancer in your Pajamas on January 18

It’s Pajama Day on Friday, January 18! (And Early Dismissal at 1:40pm!) Help the Student Council raise funds for the McKinley Dolphins Team Fundraiser to support Relay for Life and finding a cure for cancer. Send in your $2 donation per child by January 17 to Mrs. Bonenfant. Download the form here.

Dec
13

Mixed Bag Fundraiser Orders are In!

Mixed Bag fundraiser orders are in! Pick up is at Jenn Chrysadakis’s home. Pick up times: Tonight (Thursday): 4-6pm Friday: 1-5pm Saturday: 1:30-3pm For Jenn’s address and if these times don’t work, please contact Jenn directly at chrysadakisj(at)gmail(dot)com. Thank you!

Dec
03

School Store “Holiday Edition” Runs December 13 & 14

The School Store “Holiday Edition” will run Thursday and Friday, December 13 and 14. Students in 1st through 5th grades can buy for themselves or for their friends and family, including teachers and siblings. Items range in price from 25 cents to $5. There will be our regular school store items available for purchase, also. …

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Nov
29

Register Your Stop & Shop Card to Earn $$ for McKinley School

The holidays are just around the corner, which means everyone will be doing a bit more grocery shopping! Take a few minutes to register your Stop & Shop card to help earn money for McKinley School. And grandparents and others can also sign up to support McKinley! It’s easy and free! Here’s how to sign up: …

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Nov
27

Shop Sunday, Dec 2 at HobbyTown & 10% of Sales Donated to McKinley PTA

For anyone who missed the November 27 shopping event at HobbyTown, they have generously added another date to shop & support! 10% of eligible pre-tax sales on SUNDAY, DEC 2, 10am-5pm will be donated to McKinley. Please mention you’re with McKinley when shopping. Buy local and support the PTA!! And grab a gift for American …

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Nov
26

Join us for McKinley’s Private Shopping Event at HobbyTown on Nov 27

Just in time for the holidays! Swing by HobbyTown in the Bob’s Plaza on Tuesday, November 27, 7-9pm for a private shopping event for McKinley School. 10% of pre-tax sales will be donated to the McKinley School PTA. Cross some gifts off your list and support McKinley!

Nov
17

Support McKinley School through Amazon Smile

Just in time for holiday shopping, McKinley School PTA has registered with Amazon Smile! McKinley PTA receives 0.5% of most purchases you make through Amazon Smile. It takes just three easy steps! Go to ​smile.amazon.com​. Just sign into your Amazon account and you will be prompted to select a charity. Search for “Ptsa Connecticut Inc …

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Nov
17

Join Us for McKinley’s Private Shopping Event at HobbyTown on Nov 27

Just in time for the holidays! Swing by HobbyTown in the Bob’s Plaza on Tuesday, November 27, 7-9pm for a private shopping event for McKinley School. 10% of pre-tax sales will be donated to the McKinley School PTA. Cross some gifts off your list and support McKinley!

Nov
12

Submit Box Tops for the Chance for Your Favorite Teacher to Run the Turkey Trot

For every Box Top your child submits, McKinley School earns $.10! That can add up to a lot of money for programming for our students and teachers. This month, art teacher Mrs. Gorruso is offering the chance for you to vote for your favorite teacher to run in the annual Turkey Trot in exchange for …

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