Join the effort that has put more than 125,000 backpacks in the hands of students in need throughout our community over the past decade, and help level the playing field for every child and support an entire year of learning. Tools for Schools is much more than just a financial contribution, it’s a tangible opportunity to support local schools and connect directly with the community.
Participating sponsors provide backpacks filled with essential supplies for each student in a local school where 65% or more of the students are eligible for free or reduced lunch.
Opportunities for Partners
In addition to the financial support you provide, up to 20 of your employees will join their school’s community to pack and distribute backpacks at the sponsored school. This meaningful volunteer experience will occur in August, 2016, just before or during the first week of school. This is direct engagement with students and teachers that provides a deep connection for your staff.
Available sponsorship levels range from $3,000 – $10,000. Please contact us for more details on supporting a year of learning for a school in need.
2016 Sponsorship Opportunities
|School||Projected Enrollment||Free & Reduced Lunch %||2016 Sponsorship Status|
|Boise-Eliot / Humboldt (PreK-8)||617||89||Sponsored by Ideba Marketing and held for Chase Bank|
|Bridger (K-8)||565||66||Available for Sponsorship
|César Chávez (K-8)||581||88||Sponsored by Comcast|
|Creston (K-8)||455||57||Sponsored by Vernier Software & Technology|
|Faubion (PreK-8)||537||79||Sponsored by Comcast|
|Grout (K-5)||443||68||Sponsored by Sussman Shank and held for TMT Development|
|Harrison Park (K-8)||753||85||Sponsored by New York Life|
|James John (Prek-5)||477||75||Sponsored by Trail Blazers and Wells Fargo|
|Kelly (K-5)||653||77||Held for Moda Health|
|King (Prek-8)||472||89||Sponsored by Smith CFI|
|Lee (Prek-8)||511||77||Held for Moda Health|
|Lent (K-8)||593||85||Held for Portland General Electric and Available for Partial Sponsorship|
|Marysville (K-8)||442||73||Held for Umpqua Bank|
|Peninsula (K-8)||433||71||Held for Webtrends|
|Rigler (K-5)||505||85||Held for Moda Health|
|Rosa Parks (K-5)||343||96||Held for adidas and Pacific Power Foundation|
|Scott (K-8)||548||84||Held for PacificSource|
|Sitton (PreK-5)||455||85||Available for Sponsorship|
|Vestal (K-8)||448||72||Held for Unitus Community Credit Union|
|Whitman (K-5)||312||678||Held for Family Care|
|Woodlawn (PreK-8)||496||86||Held for Salesforce|
|Woodmere (K-5)||352||76||Held for The Standard and Tripwire|
Deadline for your commitment is April 1, 2016
To learn more about the Tools for Schools program, or sponsoring a school, contact Lisa Palermo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (503) 249.9933.