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Donors Choose

Each year, teachers & staff are faced with budget constraints. is an online charity that makes it easy for anyone to help students in need. Find out what our teachers projects are here:

Current DonorsChoose Projects

Here's how it works: public school teachers from every corner of America post classroom project requests on Requests range from pencils for a poetry writing unit, to violins for a school recital, to microscope slides for a biology class.

Then, you can browse project requests and give any amount to the one that inspires you. Once a project reaches its funding goal, we deliver the materials to the school.

You'll get photos of your project taking place, a thank-you letter from the teacher, and a cost report showing how each dollar was spent. If you give over $50, you'll also receive hand-written thank-you letters from the students.

At, you can give as little as $1 and get the same level of choice, transparency, and feedback that is traditionally reserved for someone who gives millions. We call it citizen philanthropy.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

  • Wednesday Envelopes: Meet after drop-off every Wednesday in the Parent Center for about ½ hr.-1 hr. to collate and assemble classroom envelopes
  • Lunch and Recess extra supervision. Volunteer to be an extra adult to help with lunch and recess
  • Prepare and deliver snack every morning. Meet in parent center to prep and coordinate delivery to classrooms.
  • Help with morning valet drop-off and monitoring parking situation so buses can get through. 8-8:30 am on Harrison Street. Need someone to recruit and schedule volunteers?
  • Check with your classroom teacher

Contact Flynn’s Parent Liaison Araceli Garcia,, 415-695-5770 for more information.

PTA Events

Another way to help out is to volunteer on a PTA event or other type of event. The PTA funds important enrichment programs such as: Mission Science Workshop, arts, library, music, and garden.

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Tax Deductible

Donations are tax-deductible as allowed by tax laws. Our tax ID # is 56-2587473