Orchard Gardens K-8 School welcomes support in the form of financial donations or in-kind contributions of time or services. We deeply appreciate our supporters who are helping make the vision for Orchard Gardens a reality.
There are three ways to make a financial donation to Orchard Gardens
Check: The Boston Educational Development Foundation (BEDF) is the Boston Public Schools’ non-profit foundation. BEDF is a 501c(3) tax exempt organization (Federal and State tax identification number: 22-2514422). Please put “Orchard Gardens K-8 School” in the subject line of the check and any accompanying letter and mail to 906 Albany Street, Roxbury MA 02119
On-line: To make a donation on-line, please visit the Boston Educational Development Foundation page on the Network for Good web site. Please be sure to type in Orchard Gardens K-8 School in the “Designation” box.
Donors Choose Website: Orchard Gardens teachers frequently post project requests on the Donors Choose website. Type Orchard Gardens as the keyword to find current project requests from our teachers.
If you are interested in volunteering at Orchard Gardens or making a donation of goods or services, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, Chief Operating Officer.
Below is a list of on-going needs for donations and sponsorships to support Orchard Gardens’ students and staff, including enrichment opportunities for students, resources for teachers, and student rewards and incentives.
Sponsorship of PAWS PRIDE Celebrations
Quarterly positive behavior incentive celebrations for those students who earned the requisite number of lion paws.
- $300 to sponsor a celebration (food, entertainment, gifts, etc.)
- Donate prizes for the raffle or gift bags (playground equipment, gift cards, athletic equipment, baseball hats, books, electronic games, etc)
Sponsorship of Community Meetings
- A one-time donation of $500 or of gently used risers to create a community meeting space outside of our gym.
- Donation of certificates, small prizes (pencils stickers, etc)
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