Fundraising & Financial Contribution
In order to maintain programs offered by Michigan Tech Preschool, we depend on the effort of parents' participation in fundraising events/sales and the community's generosity. Michigan Tech Preschool welcomes your financial support and is grateful for any and all contributions. (Note: Michigan Tech Preschool is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.) Below is a list of ways you can contribute to Michigan Tech Preschool.
Below are list of fundraising opportunities currently available for parents to participate, as well as other ways to support the preschool financially. Parents are able to fulfill the fundraising requirement of $100 per semester by volunteering at an event or by participating in the sales listed below.
Please spread the word to your family, relatives and neighbors how they can help support Michigan Tech Preschool!
Receipt collection at EconoFoods
Set up a table and collect receipts at EconoFoods from customers as they exit. Sing up hours are available by one hour time slot (you can sign up for more than one hour if interested). Please sign up at the preschool or contact the receipt collection coordinator of the preschool board.
Next receipt collection dates:
Friday, March 6, from 4pm ~ 8pm
Friday, April 10, from 4pm ~ 8pm
Friday, May 8, from 4pm ~ 8pm
Friday, June 5, from 4pm ~ 8pm
You can also collect and donate EconoFoods receipts from family, neighbors and friends! The collection envelope is located on the bulletin board of the preschool.
Dutch Mill Bulbs - Fall
Purchase flower bulbs that are guaranteed to bloom! 50% of all sales will go directly to the preschool and a parent can earn towards your Fall fundraising requirement. Friends and family near and far can also purchase bulbs online using this link:
Bulbs can be shipped anywhere in the contiguous 48 states. However, fall bulbs are not recommended for the state of Florida.
Sayklly's Candies - Spring
Sayklly's Candies, a Upper Peninsula company based in Escanaba, MI, will donate 50% of all sales to the preschool. Parent can also earn towards your Spring fundraising requirement. Please check back later for dates and details.
Shop through AmazonSmile
This is a simple and automatic way for you to support our preschool every time you shop on Amazon, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com and choose to support Michigan Tech Preschool, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to the preschool.
*Please select "Michigan Tech Nursery Center Inc" to register our school as your charity on Amazon Smile.
Donate gently used clothing, household items, books, toys, furniture etc. for our account at Keweenaw Consignment.
Write a Check
Write a check and mail to: Michigan Tech Preschool, 2000 Woodmar Drive, Houghton, MI 49931.
Make "in kind" donations
Michigan Tech Preschool is often looking for materials and supplies, either for the classroom, the office, or for particular projects. Contact the preschool if you'd like to make an "in kind" donation. In kind donations are also tax deductible.
Mabel's Labels Fundraiser
For every order placed through the end of May, Michigan Tech Preschool will receive 20% of the sale from Mabel's Labels when this link is used. These labels are waterproof, dishwasher safe, microwave safe and washing machine safe. You can personalize them with name and different symbols. They even have safety bracelets to put on your kids when you are in public. Spread the word and click on this link when ordering: http://michigantech.mabelslabels.com