PTO 2020-21 Direct Appeal

Help us raise money to support Van Hise classrooms, teachers, & families!

VHE families and friends,

Each year the PTO makes a single fundraising appeal directly to the VHE community for tax-deductible donations for Van Hise classrooms. This year brings new challenges, including unprecedented hardship for families and unforeseen educational challenges for our teachers and students.

 

THE MISSION THIS YEAR IS TO PROVIDE SUPPORT TO TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND FAMILIES.

 

The generosity of this community is always humbling. Last fall, Van Hise families donated almost $12,000, providing much-needed support to classrooms that enhanced the learning experience for your children.

 

HELP US RAISE $10,000 THIS YEAR, ALLOWING THE PTO TO SUPPORT THE SCHOOL IN A YEAR OF UNPRECEDENTED CHALLENGES TO OUR FAMILIES, STUDENTS, AND TEACHERS.

 

This goal works out to a donation of about $35 per student. We understand that, this year in particular, contributing may be difficult.  If your family is in a position to give, it would be much appreciated.  The contribution would directly impact the wellbeing of our children.  Some families might not be in a place to give, so if you are able, perhaps consider giving for a family that is unable.  Nonetheless, know that a donation of any size is welcome, and no donation is too small.  

This appeal is especially important this year.  The PTO will be limited in its ability to raise money via the usual channels available during a normal year of fundraising.

 

Contributions will go to initiatives specific to the challenges imposed by the pandemic. These include support for technology-related expenses to enhance teaching and learning, money for our grant program to help fulfill the general needs of our teachers, and direct support for families in crisis during this very challenging time. Decisions around spending funds raised are made at PTO meetings.

 

Donations can be made by clicking on the PayPal button below or by mailing a donation to the PTO (address below). Checks should be payable to “Van Hise PTO”. We always try to deliver funds to classrooms as quickly as possible, so please respond before the November 20 deadline. Remember that your donation may be tax-deductible.

 

Thank you for your support. We look forward to working through this challenging year together as a community.

 

Sincerely,

Van Hise Parent Teacher Organization

fundraiser@vanhisepto.org

 

P.S. PayPal donations to the PTO can happen at any time. To donate via PayPal, you can do so on this page OR you can always find a PayPal button on our Home page that links directly to our PTO PayPal account.  Also, please check to see if your employer will match your gift!

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Here's How to Donate

There are a few ways to donate.

Click on the yellow Donate button below to donate via bank account or credit card through PayPal. If you prefer to donate by check, make checks payable to Van Hise PTO and mail to:

VAN HISE ELEMENTARY PTO

246 S. SEGOE ROAD  

MADISON, WISCONSIN 53705

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If you would like a thank you letter documenting your donation, e.g. for tax purposes, please complete this form.

*As a PTO, we are constantly in awe of the generosity of our community.  If you are able to donate this year, we thank you.  If you are unable to make a monetary donation this year, we send you our thanks for being a part of our community.  Our families, students, teachers, and staff make us who we are.  We are, truly, better together.

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