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Giving

Donations to the PTO are always welcome.  Anda ll donations to the Kentwood PTO are tax-deductible through our non-profit entity Kentwood Education Fund 501 3(c) Tax ID 95-4399208.

There are two ways to make direction donations to the Kentwood PTO non-profit:

1.  Mail a check made out to “Kentwood Education Fund” to:

Kentwood Education Fund
8401 Emerson Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90045

2.   Through our Fundraising Site Fresh Schools:

https://www.freshschools.com/app/fundraise_stories/2018-19-pledge-drive/donation

INFORMATION ON OUR ANNUAL PLEDGE DRIVE

Kentwood Elementary needs your financial help to bridge the gap between the LAUSD budget and what we need to run a successful and thriving school program.  Last year our families donated $35,558 which helped support our Technology Curriculum, Music Program, and Classroom Supplies.  Our additional fundraising contributes the rest of what our PTO funds:  School Beautification, Science Lab Program for 5th graders, Field Trips, Playground equipment and more! The cost for everything the PTO funds is approximately $360 per student.

Click here to donate now: https://www.freshschools.com/app/fundraise_stories/2018-19-pledge-drive/donation

**To set up Monthly amounts, select “Recurring Donation” and “Monthly” and adjust amounts accordingly.**

Our Annual Giving goal for 2018-19 school year is $35,000

Each family that donates at the Platinum, Gold or Silver level will be entered to win a monthly prize-drawn on the first Monday assembly in September, October, November, December.

  • September 10: Set of 4 Galaxy Tickets Dates TBD Retail: $250
    October 1: Two tickets to the Rams vs Seahawks Game November 11th Retail: $130
    November 5: Two Lower Bowl Clippers Tickets Dates TBD Retail Value: $500
    December 4: VIP Laker Game Experience INCLUDES: Parking, (2) Amazing Seats, Access to the Chairman’s Room, Dinner, Drinks Retail Value: PRICELESS

Participation is more important than the amount • Give what feels comfortable to your family! TOP 3 CLASSES (by December 4th) will earn a pizza party before Winter Break.

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We have four different levels of donation this year and have made it easy with the option to do monthly payments (less than a car payment!) Please consider investing in our school, the community and most importantly YOUR STUDENT!

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Platinum: $600 per year / $50 per month covers all Field Trips, Music, Technology Curriculum, Classroom supplies, School Beautification, and will help bring new programs to Kentwood.  What you get: Koala Gear ($15 value), *new* Kentwood PTO Hat, or YETI Coffee Mug, PTO Membership, Giving Tree Leaf, Ticket into Annual Giving Drawing & VIP Access tickets to the 2018 Holiday Program!

Gold: $360 per year / $30 per month will cover Field Trips, Music, Technology Program and Classroom Supplies.  What you get: Koala Gear ($15 value), *new* Kentwood PTO Hat, or YETI Coffee Cup, PTO Membership, Giving Tree Leaf and Ticket into Annual Giving Drawing.

Silver: $180 per child, that’s ONLY $1 per school day and $15 per month! Covers all Field Trips, Technology Program, and Classroom supplies. Includes: PTO Membership, Giving Tree Leaf and Ticket into Annual Giving Drawing. Bronze: $75 per child (one-time payment)

Bronze: $75 per child (one-time payment) $75 per year covers your child’s Field Trips and Classroom Supplies. Includes: PTO Membership and Giving Tree Leaf.