A Fine and Performing Arts Magnet Cluster School
#GivingTuesday With Friends of Ravenswood School

#GivingTuesday With Friends of Ravenswood School

Friends of Ravenswood School (FORS*) values your support of our school, students, parents and community. We are excited to join in on Giving Tuesday, this November 28th, to highlight the projects we want to offer our students that will energize their learning and bring excitement to our school. We hope we can count on you to find a project or need that you can support. See below for our highlighted projects.

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation on Giving Tuesday, which is a global day dedicated to giving that has inspired giving around the world. No matter how small, every little bit helps!


We’re boiling in the summer and freezing in the winter…

…help us get GIANT fans for our unairconditioned, poorly heated gym! Lovingly titled the “caf-a-gym-a-torium,” the gym in our 125-year-old, fine-arts-focused school, also acts as an auditorium, housing all of our student performances, as well as the cafeteria. The temperature problem in this multi-use space affects each of our 500 plus students every school day, all year long. These silent-motor fans would be more affordable than air conditioning the large space and will also help heat the room in the winter. Make a difference in our students’ daily lives by helping fund this initiative.


rethink your drink

Rethink your drink, Ravenswood!

Help provide students and staff easy access to clean, healthy, drinking water. FORS would like to purchase and install four (4) water bottle filling stations throughout Ravenswood Elementary School. The entire student population as well as faculty and staff would directly benefit from this purchase with your help.

Click Here to access a GoFundMe page and help hydrate our community!


Donors Choose for Ravenswood Teacher Projects

Teachers at Ravenswood need your help to bring their classroom dreams to life. Choose a project that inspires you on this crowd-funding site and give any amount. Every time you donate to a project on Giving Tuesday, you and the teacher receiving the donation are entered into a raffle to win a $5,000 gift card to Donors Choose. One of our own community members won this prize last year!

Click Here to make our teachers’ dreams come true!


Can’t decide which project to fund? Feel free to make a general donation to FORS.

*Friends of Ravenswood School (FORS) is a non-profit group of interested parents and community members joining with school administrators, staff and teachers to gather private supplemental support – in the form of funding, volunteers and various professional expertise – for the benefit of Ravenswood School, its programs and all of its students. The funds we raise help the school pay for teachers, programs, field trips, supplies, school improvements, and other essentials that make Ravenswood great.

FORS helps Ravenswood School in a variety of ways:

  • Builds and strengthens the Ravenswood community through communications and community building events.

  • Secures supplemental funding and community resources on behalf of the school.

  • Supports and help grow in-school events.

  • Identifies and communicates volunteer opportunities.

If you would like more information about FORS or if you have any questions, please send an email to fors@ravenswoodelementary.org.

Thank you for your consideration!


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