EASY WAYS TO SUPPORT WICOFF 2017-18

  1. BECOME A PTA MEMBER :  Wicoff PTA’s focus is our children, school and community. We are a non-profit charitable organization, with fundraising being our main source of revenue. Wicoff PTA sponsors educational and fun events for our school and the WWP Regional School district.
  2. BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION: There are two ways to raise funds through Box Tops for Education Program. Clip: Cut out Box Top Coupons from your favorite products, paste on the box top collection sheet sent home, once filled send it in an envelop marked “PTA: Box Tops”. Shop : When shopping online, enter store websites through Box Tops Marketplace www.boxtops4education.com register JVB Wicoff Elementary School, unto 8% of your qualifying purchases will be automatically donated to Wicoff with no additional cost to you!
  3. MC CAFFREY’S RECEIPTS: Wicoff earns unto 1% of each receipt that we return to McCaffrey’s – free money for our students benefit! Send your receipts in an envelope labeled “ PTA : McCaffrey’s Receipts”
  4. WRITE A CHECK CAMPAIGN: Wicoff PTA is a non – profit organization. Any donation made to Wicoff PTA is 100% tax deductible. The donation will be used for school enrichment programs. Plus, many employers match your donation. So we definitely urge you to donate and get it matched from your employers for your school.
  5. AMAZON SMILE : Select  33626 JVB Wicoff Elementary School as your preferred charity on Amazon smile. The Amazon Smile Foundation will donate 0.5 of the purchase price from your eligible purchases. Prices are the same for you, you can use your existing account regular or prime.For more information about the Amazon Smile program, go to http://smile.amazon.com/about.

  6. VOLUNTEER, VOLUNTEER, VOLUNTEER: We encourage you to join us as a PTA member and volunteer. The key to our success is the enthusiasm and dedication of our parent volunteers. With so many ways to be involved, both small and large commitments make a difference in our school. Volunteering can provide a treasured memory with your children. It is also a great way to get to know the teachers, school staff and other parents. For insurance reasons, PTA membership is required to volunteer. Please consider volunteering and making a difference in our school.

    VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES 2017-18

    NOTE: YOU HAVE TO BE A PTA MEMBER TO VOLUNTEER

    FUNDRAISING:

    1. Coin Challenge: Assist Committee chairperson to collect coins, distribute prizes to winning class
    2. Book Fairs: Help with set up. Assist children with book selections and purchases during book fair weeks. Help during evening and weekend fairs.
    3. Pretzel sale: Assist in taking orders, bringing the goods, sorting and distributing.

    ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS:

    1. Fall Festival: Assist with program planning, set-up, entertainment and activities.
    2. Bingo Night: Family event, assist with event logistics.
    3. Family Entertainment Night: Assist with program planning and implementation.
    4. Science Fair: Non-competitive science exhibition. Assist with program logistics, including registration, planning and set up.
    5. Math and Science Day: Annual Educational event where community members set up stations. Assist with co ordination, refreshments and lunch. Parents are encouraged to be present as well.
    6. Brown Bag lunches: Work with guidance counselor to co ordinate program for Trenton Soup Kitchen.
    7. Field Day: Assist with set-up and distributing refreshments.
    8. Third Grade Year Book: Help design and produce annual yearbook for third graders.
    9. Third Grade Carnival: Year end carnival for graduating third graders. Assist with program planning, running activities, refreshments and entertainments.

    SCHOOL SPIRIT:

    1. Spirit Days: Decorate school for spirit days including Warm Fuzzy Day, Friendship Day and Flag Day.
    2. Fox Costume: Wear school mascot costume at select school events.
    3. Founders Day: Co ordinate Wicoff’s presence at annual Plainsboro celebration in May
    4. Walk to School Day: Assist with co ordination of event.

    GENERAL:

    1. Display Case/Bulletin Board: Decorate bulletin board and display case in main hallway.Sign up for one month based on your availability.
    2. Staff Appreciation: Annual event to thank Wicoff teachers and staff. Help plan luncheon and decorate school.
    3. Other: Do you have any special skills or talents ( Eg. Art, Computers, Music, Cooking) that you would like to share?

    Ready to volunteer?

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    Email uswicoff.ptainfo@gmail.com

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT