Invest in Your Children – Invest in Emerson!
The Emerson Elementary Oakland Parent Teacher Association (EEO-PTA) raises money for the Emerson Enrichment fund, which pays for school needs big and small not covered by the school budget - from essential things like books and classroom supplies to the extras that enrich students' lives, like field trips and music programs. We can't do it without you - your tax-deductible donation ensures that our kids keep on getting the things they need to thrive. Your donation helps sustain our success.
The school budget does not cover many of Emerson's vital needs. The PTA does - with your support. Here’s a sampling of the essential programs, activities and clubs the PTA funds or supports:
- Teacher and staff mini-grants for events and supplies
- Computers and technology equipment
- Library books
- Music program
- Gardening program
- Outdoor education
- Field trips
- And more!
100% Participation Goal
We recognize that every family has different resources. We welcome your 100% tax-deductible contribution at absolutely any level - every dollar counts. If you can't donate money, please consider other ways of contributing to school fundraising efforts like:
- Volunteering your time to help with a fundraiser like the walkathon or crab feed.
- Participating in Ride for a Reason, which benefits Emerson and other Oakland public schools
- Do you run or work for a business like a restaurant that could donate food or goods for a fundraiser?
- Do you have a special skills that could assist our teachers or enrich our students' lives?
Matching Donations are Free Money
Please check with your employer to see if they will provide a 100% tax-deductible corporate match! If you need a receipt or assistance with forms for corporate matching.
Thank you in advance for your tremendous support. Our community has excelled because of people who take action to ensure our children have a great experience in Oakland public schools!
Two Easy Ways to Donate:
1. Make a one-time or monthly donation online via PayPal:
2. Write a Check
You can also always write us a check. Make your check out to "Emerson Elementary Oakland PTA" and drop it or mail it to the Emerson PTA c/o Emerson Elementary, 4803 Lawton Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609.
The Emerson PTA is a non-profit organization and donations are
tax-deductible. Our tax-ID number is: #90-1248617.