January 4, 2013
Want to see cupcake warrior, a news anchorman, our mayor, a killer bread dude and a Dandy Warhol duke it out for Portland’s Spelling Champion? You’re in luck – cause the OnPoint Community Credit Union Celebrity Spelling Bee, benefiting Schoolhouse Supplies is Thursday, January 31, and tickets are on sale now.
This magnificent event will bring our community of supporters together to celebrate Schoolhouse Supplies and our growth and success over the last twelve years. The night includes the Spelling Bee, live music, dinner, drinks, silent auction, raffle and a special appeal to help raise vital funding for Schoolhouse Supplies.
Catch some of the biggest names in Portland’s education, business and entertainment arenas as they vie for the 6-foot tall trophy and bragging rights as Portland’s 2013 Spelling Champ. Be there as judges Byron Beck, Timber Joey and comedian Tyler Hughs weigh judgement on on the mammoth, multisyllabic misadventures of all our Celebrity Spellers and watch one emerge victorious.
Click here for tickets and more info, or if your business would like to join in supporting our mission and making a positive impact in our classrooms through donating items for this year’s silent auction, please email us today. And please remember to follow us on Twitter or Facebook for the all latest on this year’s Spelling Bee.
November 30, 2012
We are overjoyed to announce the generous donation of a refurbished GMC Savana from Fred Meyer, a longtime partner and supporter of the organization. The van will be used to help our organization pick up and deliver supplies, and to… Read more »
November 20, 2012
It’s the season of thanks and here at Schoolhouse Supplies we’d like to take a moment to thank all of our volunteers, donors, teachers, shoppers, and students that make our mission possible. With your help we’ve already distributed almost 60,000… Read more »
November 1, 2012
One of the best things about being based in Portland is seeing the wonderful support that we receive from our local business community. Frequently companies large and small go out their way to donate, volunteer, host a supply drive and… Read more »
October 24, 2012
Long before it started raining, way back in those fine cloudless summer days of July, Schoolhouse Supplies and PEMCO insurance took over Pioneer Courthouse Square for the Fire Up The Learning BBQ, with rockin’ tunes, prize giveaways and the chance… Read more »
September 21, 2012
We prepped all summer for this. We’ve gathered supplies from the farthest reaches of here and yon all over the metro area over the last few months. We’ve seen the blue bins come in overflowing and volunteers’ cars filled to… Read more »
August 3, 2012
It’s August 1st and that means it’s the first days of the KGW School Supply Drive where you can help us send 8,000 kids in need back to school with supplies! Donating is easy: Drop off supplies at participating OnPoint… Read more »
July 27, 2012
Are YOU ready to fire it up? Cause we are. We are ready to eat scrumptious BBQ, listen to groovy tunes, and win some dynamite prizes including the chance to give $2,500 in school supplies to one lucky teacher. And we are bringing… Read more »
June 8, 2012
Filmmaker Zach Putnam, who produced and directed our latest Schoolhouse Supplies video which premiered at our 2012 Celebrity Spelling Bee, has won a Telly! Congratulations to Zach and thank you again for the wonderful job letting people know about Schoolhouse… Read more »
May 31, 2012
This Saturday something remarkable is going to take place here in PDX with Hack for Portland’s Schools, where teams of coders, designers and UI geeks will try to use the might of technology to connect Portland’s public schools with neighborhoods… Read more »