Brickton Annual Fund 2019-2020
Thank you to our Donors
Our goal at Brickton is to provide students with exceptional learning opportunities.
The Annual Fund makes essential academic programs and activities possible within the day-to-day operation of the school.
The Annual Fund recognizes several giving levels, but know that every gift, regardless of size, is valued because it makes a statement about the community’s shared vision and commitment. Your Annual Fund contributions support:
$2,500+ Tuition assistance to support a diverse school community committed to quality education for all
$1,000 – $2,499 Educational technology to ensure students and faculty have the tools they need for learning and teaching
$500 – $999 Professional development opportunities for our faculty to stay abreast of the latest information in educational best practices
Montessori Materials for the classrooms. Each material in a Montessori classroom invites activity and allows the child to explore as the materials interrelate and build upon each other
$365 – $499 Field trips, Enrichment programming, such as arts, music, Spanish, physical education, attending live professional fine arts performances, and educational and experiential field trips
Thank you in advance for your generosity.
Our faculty and Board of Directors have already demonstrated their commitment with 100% participation. We hope our families and friends will join us in the commitment. All donations are appreciated.
We are very proud of our community of giving at Brickton Montessori School. Parents, Alumni, Alumni Parents, Faculty, Staff, Board Members, Friends of Brickton, and Foundations help support the school with generous financial donations. It is important that we raise money to help pay the operating costs of the school as well as to fund projects like our recent “re-branding”; we re-designed our logo and updated the school to reflect our new look. Thanks to the help and support of donors and volunteers, Brickton is thriving.
The Annual Benefit: The Big Leap
The Big Leap is Brickton’s biggest fundraising event. Each year the benefit’s proceeds support our mission to provide an outstanding Montessori education to the next generation of leaders. Our diverse student population draws from throughout the northwest Chicago community. Your involvement will help us to serve even more families, connect learning beyond the classroom, and to support best practices through teacher development.
We are pleased to announce The Big Leap Annual Benefit is Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Moretti’s in Edison Park.6727 N. Olmsted Avenue, Chicago, 6:30pm – 10:30pm.
Oberweis coupon – The Oberweis Ice Cream Store in Park Ridge, annually provides a day to Brickton for families to enjoy a treat and give a portion of the profit back to Brickton.
Free Money Fundraising – The following option takes no effort but together gives enormous benefits to Brickton.
Gift cards – Purchase gift cards in the office. And depending on the vendor Brickton receives a % from your purchase. Gift Card order form
Amazon Smile – visit smile.amazon.com and select Brickton as your charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases.
Box Tops for Education – Turn box tops in at the office.
Ink Cartridge Recycling – Turn used ink cartridges in the office.
Montessori Services – The Small Hands catalog is a favorite classroom material supplier. Each year they run a holiday promotion. The collective order results in levels of opportunity to order new classroom materials and activities.
Book fairs – Our book fairs help build your family’s reading library, and your classroom’s as well. Each fair gives a portion of the profit back to Brickton.
Brickton 5K Walk/Run – Each year Brickton hosts a 5K Walk/Run at the end of the school year.