Category Archive: Fundraising News

Oct
26

November 6 is McKinley School Panera Fundraising Day

Grab some breakfast, meet friends for coffee or lunch or grab snacks or dinner at Panera Bread on Black Rock Turnpike on Tuesday, November 6, ELECTION DAY, 6:00am-9:00pm, to support the McKinley School Panera Fundraiser! Simply say you’re with McKinley when paying your bill and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to McKinley School. …

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Oct
23

Join the PTA by Oct 31 for the Chance to Win a Spirit Wear Basket

Are you new to PTA? A McKinley PTA Membership helps contribute towards and offsets the cost to school programs and activities, community service events and enrichment opportunities for all students throughout the year. By being a paid PTA member, you are eligible to volunteer in many rewarding PTA school events such as Trunk or Treat, Valentine’s …

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Oct
03

Looking for Trunkers for McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat

It’s almost that time of year! Leaves are starting to fall, the smell of woodsmoke is in the air…and all our kids can talk about is Halloween! McKinley School’s Annual Trunk or Treat is Saturday, October 20, 1pm-3pm (rain date is Sunday, October 27), in the McKinley School parking lot. We’re looking for Trunkers! No …

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Oct
03

The School Store is Friday, October 5! Pre-payments due October 4!

The first School Store will be on Friday, October 5. 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 …

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Oct
03

Enter Box Tops for the Chance to Win a Painted Pumpkin!

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 to win a Painted Pumpkin in exchange for 10 Box Tops. Your child(ren) can enter multiple times, here …

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Sep
21

The first School Store is Friday, October 5! Pre-payments or cash accepted!

The first School Store will be on Friday, October 5. 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 …

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Sep
21

Saugatuck Sweets Fundraiser this Weekend!

Support McKinley School with a weekend of sweet treats at Saugatuck Sweets Fairfield! Join us from Friday, September 21 at 3:30pm to Sunday, September 23 at 9:00pm for ice cream, candy and much more! Coupons will be sent home shortly. Saugatuck Sweets asked that families bring the coupon with them to make it easier to keep …

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Sep
05

Join the McKinley School PTA by Sept 30 for the Chance to Win a $25 Stop & Shop Gift Card!

Think the PTA is a bunch of moms sitting around having coffee? Think again! The McKinley School PTA is a vibrant, dynamic group of involved PARENT volunteers dedicated to enhancing student education, advocating for children and serving the McKinley community. Here’s what your PTA dues support: Enrichment programs, such as author visits, art, science, etc. Offset the …

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Aug
30

Save the Date for McKinley’s Saugatuck Sweets Weekend Fundraiser

Support McKinley School with a weekend of sweet treats at Saugatuck Sweets Fairfield! Join us from Friday, September 21 at 3:30pm to Sunday, September 23 at 9:00pm for ice cream, candy and much more! Coupons will be sent home shortly. Saugatuck Sweets asked that families bring the coupon with them to make it easier to keep …

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Aug
20

Looking for Volunteers for the Fall Book Fair

The PTA Fall Book Fair and Ice Cream Social will be held on Friday, September 7, 6:30-8:30pm in the McKinley School gym and cafeteria. This back-to-school event is a great way to encourage reading, bring McKinley families together and raise funds for the Reading Incentive Program. Kindergarteners get one sundae for free! Volunteer to help …

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Jun
18

Come Hear Some Laughs and Help Raise Money for Operation Warm

Grab some friends and attend “Comedy for a Cause” on Saturday, July 28, 7:30pm, at Fairfield University’s Gonzaga Auditorium. The Fairfield Fire Fighters Charitable Foundation raises money annually for “Operation Warm,” which makes sure that any Fairfield child that needs a warm winter coat, gets a warm winter coat. Many McKinley families directly benefit from …

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May
31

Upcoming Info for the Week of June 1 – June 8

Here’s what’s happening the week of June 1 – 8! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change. Check the website for the most up-to-date school and PTA info, flyers and more. EVENTS Friday, June 1: End of Year Picnic, info here Saturday, June 2: Student Council Car Wash & …

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May
29

Relay for Life Luminaria Orders Due June 7

Luminarias honor the memory of the loved ones we’ve lost, those currently in treatment, and those who’ve overcome cancer. Donating a Luminaria supports the American Cancer Society’s patient programs and lifesaving research. Each luminaria costs $10. Please COMPLETE THIS FORM and SUBMIT to Mrs. Bonenfant by June 7. The Luminaria will be lit at this year’s Relay …

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May
29

June 2: Student Council Car Wash & Bake Sale

The McKinley School Student Council’s Car Wash and Bake Sale is  Saturday, June 2 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. If you’d like to start the spring/summer season with a clean car, and at the same time contribute to Relay for Life, which helps with cancer research, then please join us in the bus loop in front of McKinley School. …

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May
27

T-shirt Orders for McKinley Dolphins Relay for Life Team Due Wednesday, May 30

Get your McKinley Dolphins Relay for Life t-shirt! $10/shirt. Orders are due Wednesday, May 30 – NO EXCEPTIONS! Download the order form HERE.

May
25

Upcoming Info for the Week of May 25 – June 2

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 25 – June 2! Happy Memorial Day, schools are closed Monday. May 28! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change. Check the website for the most up-to-date school and PTA info, flyers and more. EVENTS Wednesday, May 30: Kindness Matters meeting, info here Friday, …

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May
25

Student Council Car Wash & Bake Sale Takes Place June 2

The McKinley School Student Council’s Car Wash and Bake Sale has been postponed from Saturday, May 19 to  Saturday, June 2 from 9:00am to 2:00pm. All proceeds will go to Relay for Life, which helps with cancer research.

May
24

Dedicate a Luminaria and Honor Every Life Affected by Cancer

Luminarias honor the memory of the loved ones we’ve lost, those currently in treatment, and those who’ve overcome cancer. Donating a Luminaria supports the American Cancer Society’s patient programs and lifesaving research. Each luminaria costs $10. Please COMPLETE THIS FORM and SUBMIT to Mrs. Bonenfant by June 7. The Luminaria will be lit at this year’s Relay …

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May
17

Upcoming Info for the Week of May 18-25

Here’s what’s happening the week of May 18-25! For event details, visit the Calendar at http://mckinleyschoolpta.org/events/. Please note info is subject to change. Check the website for the most up-to-date school and PTA info, flyers and more. EVENTS Friday, May 18: Caps for Cure fundraiser for Relay for Life, info here Friday, May 18: McKinley Author Ryan SanAngelo book selling/signing, …

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May
17

Steffano’s Fundraiser, May 20

Grab a delicious lunch or dinner at Steffano’s Restaurant & Pizzeria of Fairfield, 525 Tunis Hill Cut Off on Sunday, May 20, 11am-10pm. Eat in or take out, and 10% of sales will be donated to McKinley School. Check out the menu here.

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