What can you do to help?
We have lots of volunteer positions that are part-time — for instance, week-day mornings and occasional jobs as needed. Volunteers who can stock shelves, sort donations, assist teacher shoppers with the check-in and check-out process and help keep our parking lot flowing.
Plus — we always need helpful hands that can provide general assistance in just about anything — general store administration, direct mail campaigns, marketing, fund raising support, bookkeeping and picking up local donations.
Finally — we always need individuals with capabilities in fund raising, marketing, PR, speakers bureau, warehouse management, store management, business liaison, school liaison and special events planning and coordination.
As you can see — there are a number of ways you can lend a hand to Treasures 4 Teachers. We look forward to having you join our family of volunteers!
Treasures 4 Teachers Volunteer Handbook
Contact us for volunteer opportunities:
How you can help?
Volunteers are the heart and soul of Treasures 4 Teachers. It takes a team of dedicated volunteers to operate such a dynamic and vibrant program. Opportunities abound for individuals or groups, whether it is an on-going volunteer commitment or a one-time group project. All ages are welcome!
- students (fulfill community service hours)
- retired executives
- corporate partners
Many of our volunteers are retired teachers who are glad to “give back to education,” while some are family and friends who come because of their interest in helping students.
Contact us for volunteer opportunities:
Treasures 4 Teachers stocks traditional school supplies such as notebook paper, pencils, and crayons. However, some of our more popular items are very non-traditional items like carpet squares, wallpaper and fabric samples, or ice cream containers that can be used creatively in learning environments for our community’s students.
Don’t throw anything away without thinking of us first! Teachers are extremely clever when it comes to using unusual materials for class projects and decorations! Your generosity can make a difference in the life of a child!!
One of the most common ways Treasures 4 Teachers receives supplies for our store is through Supply Drives we coordinate with local businesses and other organizations.
Let’s face it!! Organizations regularly create vast quantities of obsolete, surplus and unwanted supplies and materials. It could be boxes of letterhead paper that has the old address of your old offices, or overruns of materials and supplies from your manufacturing processes. It might be surplus goods from trade shows you gave or attended.
Let coordinators and volunteers from Treasures 4 Teachers visit your offices and warehouses and rid you of all of those surplus supplies, all tax deductible!!
It’s simple — it’s fast — and it’s tax-deductible! We are a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Tax ID #: 01-0725431
Create a positive, community-oriented event for your employees while ridding your organization of unwanted business and office supplies and materials. You’ll receive a tax deduction and we’ll receive valuable supplies that AZ teachers need in their classrooms every day.
We rely on the generosity of the community to keep our doors open. We are so appreciative of local corporations, businesses and individuals who support our operations.
Please consider making a tax-deductible contribution individually, through your work place giving program, or company match program.
Each dollar you donate enables us to distribute $20 in school supplies to a needy child!!
$25 will buy 500 pencils
$50 will buy 1600 crayons
$100 will buy 22,500 sheets of filler paper
“In Honor of” Donations:
Need a gift for that hard-to-buy for person? Consider honoring him or her by making a charitable donation to Treasures 4 Teachers in their name. We will have FUN creating a card letting the recipient know of your ($ecret) gift.
- Mother’s Day
- Father’s Day
- Valentine’s Day
- Retirement – Birthday
- New Arrival
- Bar Mitzvah
- Bat Mitzvah
- First Communion
- Speedy Recovery
“In Memory of” Donations:
As thoughtful as flowers or food can be, a gift to help a needy child is everlasting. Your generosity is much appreciated not only by us, but also by the friend or family members left behind. We pride ourselves on creating personalized, attractive acknowledgments.
Your contribution will enable students to receive the supplies they need to succeed in school.
We also accept VISA / MasterCard donations via phone at 480-751-1122
Tax deductible checks or money orders payable to Treasures 4 Teachers may be sent to:
1230 W Southern Ave, Suite 105, Tempe, AZ 85282
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