Fundraising

About Fundraising

Fundraising allows the school to keep tuition reasonable, while providing constant enrichment of the prepared environment. The Children's Montessori School of Lompoc is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Tax ID #77-0185213.

Electronic Fundraising

Electronic fundraising has the potential to provide the school with a considerable amount of supplementary income. All families are required to participate in at least one of the following electronic fundraisers, and may invite their families and friends to participate as well.

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Go to smile.amazon.com, click on 'support a charity' and search for 'Children's Montessori School of Lompoc Inc.' 0.5% of your purchase will be donated to the school by Amazon! Pass this on to relatives, friends, co-workers, etc. that love to shop on Amazon. These electronic fundraising projects are of tremendous help to the school's fundraising program and are an easy way to involve grandparents, other relatives, friends and co-workers in creating a web of supporters for the school.

Sign up for eScrip.com and earn money for Children's Montessori of Lompoc while doing your regular shopping! Register your credit card information and the school gets rewarded any time you use it. Shop locally, or shop at eScrip's online mall. Just go to www.eScrip.com and choose Children's Montessori School (ID# 138376368) as your charity.

Collect Box Tops for Education from the General Mills family of products. This is a simple way to help the school get funds - just cut off box tops from cereal boxes and other items, put them in a zip up plastic bag and drop them off at the school! Search for Children's Montessori School by ZIP code: 93436.)

We receive $0.10 for every "Box Tops for Education" logo submitted from products made by General Mills and their subsidiaries. There are hundreds of products carrying these logos and all you have to do is cut them off the boxes or bags and deliver them to the school. Please click here for more information (and coupons!) about participating products.

We also get a percentage of each purchase for many stores affiliated with the Box Tops for Education program. There are far too many stores to list all of them but they include companies such as Apple, Barnes & Noble, Home Depot, Kohl's, Pottery Barn and Wal-Mart as well as magazines such as Highlights and Zoobooks. Please visit the Box Tops for Education Marketplace for a complete list and to start shopping. Note that you must register at their web site and start shopping from the Box Tops for Education marketplace (click the link for the desired retailer from the Box Tops for Education web site) in order for us to receive credit. Don't forget that Wal-Mart and other stores can ship products purchased online to their local stores for pickup. This is a great way to do your gift shopping and help the school earn money in the process.

Recycling printer ink cartridges at Staples gives the school reward credits each month. Simply take empty printer cartridges to any Staples, give them the school's phone number (805-733-2290) or ID# 2980626671 and Rewards will be sent to the school. Organizing this at your place of work, involving neighbors, relatives and friends can add to the school's Rewards and is good at all Staples in the US.

Have a car you are not using? Donate it to Children's Montessori School at www.cardonatingiseasy.org. CARS is a national vehicle donation program that will sell your donated vehicle (located anywhere in the US) and send the school 80% of the new proceeds. All you need to do is go to www.cardonatingiseasy.org, fill out the information, they will pick up you car, and after they sell it, a check for 80% of the net sale comes to the school!

Jog-A-Thon

The 34th annual school Jog-A-Thon will be run on October 3rd, 2021 at Ryon Park in Lompoc. Students will jog (or walk) around a quarter mile track as many times as they can during a one hour period.

Support your jogger with a one time donation or by pledging per lap! Those making a per lap pledge will be notified after the event how many laps were completed by your sponsored student (e.g. $5.00 pledge per lap x 10 laps = $50.00).

Make checks payable to Children's Montessori School and send them to P.O. Box 3510, Lompoc, CA 93438. Children's Montessori School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (Tax ID # 77-0185213).

After clicking the Donate button, be sure to enter the student's name for whom you are supporting in the "Add a  Note" field in Paypal.

Pledge Per Lap

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We will contact you with the number of laps completed by the student you are supporting.

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One Time Donation

Fall Festival

Fall Festival is a family fair celebrating the changing seasons, which features pumpkin decorating, tri tip BBQ, caramel apples, a petting zoo, games and prizes for the children, vendor booths from local merchants, face painting, a photo booth and music. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public. 

Gift Basket Auction

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The Harvest Gift Basket Raffle offers a fun selection of prizes like dinners for two, plays, original art and jewelry, beauty care items, culinary treats and exquisite wines, just to mention a few.

Winners are drawn at the end of the Fall Festival, and need not be present to win. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. 

Each year proceeds go for major school improvements like playground equipment, classroom chairs and tables, Montessori apparatus, maintaining and expanding our garden, as well as major classroom and building improvements.