Amazon Smile is now IN the Android Amazon App!

Amazon has set up a way for non-profits to earn funds from their supporters’ purchases.

As a 501(c)3 organization, Neely’s PTO is one of the recipients of their generosity. Using Amazon Smile is so easy!

The one catch to using Amazon Smile before has been that purchases had to be made through smile.amazon.com.

Now you can use the Amazon app to support Amazon Smile on Android devices!

Learn how to set up the app here.

Once you have turned it on, sign in as usual and select the organization you would like your funds to support. You only have to do this once. The PTO is listed as Neely Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization.

Amazon Smile does NOT apply to purchases made on www.amazon.com, or if you have NOT set up the app, so make sure every purchase you make is done at smile.amazon.com or through your Android Amazon app.


Not on Android? An iOS app will be released soon. Until then, shop in the app, add the items to your cart, then go to smile.amazon.com on Safari or Chrome and checkout. All of your information will show up in the app like normal.

Monday to Friday

 

January

13-17, 2020

WE NEED YOUR HELP

Teachers are in need of replacement supplies for their classrooms.

We’ve developed a theory that the children must be eating the pencils with how often they disappear at school. Everything is used so much faster than expected, which leaves teachers rationing supplies towards the end of the year. You can help them avoid this with just a few minutes or dollars.

It’s time to go shopping or dig through the cupboards at home and send in those supplies that you didn’t need for that school project anyway.

We promise no teacher has turned down a partly used glue stick or opened container of Clorox Wipes. New supplies will make them feel even more appreciated!

Here is what is needed most:

  • Dry Erase Markers
  • Reams of Paper
  • Glue Sticks
  • Pencils
  • Cleaning Wipes
  • Crayons
  • Highlighters
  • Tissues
  • Sharpies

Teachers have submitted requests detailing what they need in their classrooms so you can shop for your child’s class  to be part of the contest or just send stuff from the list above to the front office.

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Panera Bread Restaurant Night

Dinner has a purpose! Join us on December 10th from 4-8pm at the Val Vista and Baseline location to avoid cooking and support Neely.

Panera Bread (or for those of you who’ve been in the valley for awhile, Paradise Bakery) specializes in healthy, tasty salads, sandwiches, soups, and bakery items. All purchases for the night (except gift cards) will count toward our 20% return. You can order ahead online with the code PRFUND or stop by and place a take-out order or dine in. 

Their menu is online. If you’ve seen the restaurant and were curious about their food, now is your chance to try it out and you get to raise money for our school!

This is an easy way to help Neely and have a healthy dinner out!

See you there!

 

Forgot your flyer? Print or show this one!

Your Child’s Art


One of a Kind Keepsakes

 

Don’t Miss Out! Now is the time to place your order for custom keepsake products featuring your child’s artwork. These items make great gifts for parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and any other important person in your child’s life.

 

You can find all of the products they offer here: https://arttoremember.com/products

Look for your custom order form in your child’s folder.

 

The deadline to order is November 1st.

 

Go to

ArtToRemember.com 

to place your order.

Need help? Don’t have your child’s form? Use these images to find out how to retrieve your child’s art work.

 

Loyalty Items Fundraiser

Orders Due November 13

 

Print an Order Form

Every year, we see these flyers for Harkins, but maybe you’re not quite sure what these items are or why our school is offering them.

 

Harkins sells many things besides movie tickets and they partner with schools and non-profits to raise funds.

 

One of the most popular items is their refillable souvenir cup. Purchase the cup for $6.75 and you can get $2.00 refills (first one is even free!) for all of 2020. If you purchase their summer movie tickets, this is a great way to get a cheap drink to stay cool!

 

While you’re at the theater, you can redeem your Popcorn Voucher. Each punch is good for a medium popcorn. There are 36 punches on each card – an average of 3 visits a month! Limit of one punch per visit. It’s only $30. 

 

Lastly, if you can’t decide what to get that hard-to-shop-for person, we have $25 gift cards. Who doesn’t love movies? 

 

What does all this have to do with fundraising? Neely purchases these items at discount and sells them for regular price. You aren’t paying any more than you would in the theater, BUT Neely’s PTO gets some much needed cash to help our school continue to be awesome!

 

Orders are accepted by paper form only and must be turned in by November 13th. We will deliver the vouchers for your purchased items during the week of December 9th so you can have time to get them to your family and friends for the holidays.

 

  

Chipotle @ Dana Park

Tuesday,  Nov. 5th 4-8pm

3440 E. Baseline Rd. #104 Mesa (Val Vista and Baseline)

Dine in or Take out, you pick! 

(Orders must be placed in store, not online.)

If you’ve been around Neely for awhile, you know how awesome our Restaurant Nights are! A ton of people show up, there are kids darting around to say hi to friends all night, and it is the EASIEST money our school makes! Our Chipotle night is usually one of our most successful restaurant nights. Let’s see if we can beat our record this year! Details are in the image below.

FRY’S COMMUNITY REWARDS PROGRAM

Did you know that Fry’s will PAY US when you shop?

Link your VIP card and your online account to Neely by logging in to: https://www.frysfood.com/topic/new-community-rewards-program and selecting Neely Elementary School PTO. (You will be directed to log in or create an account.)

That’s it! The best part is that this is the LAST time you will EVER have to do it! Fry’s has updated their program. Enroll this year and all of your shopping will benefit Neely from now on! Less work for you and more FREE money for the school!

How to help Neely:

  1. Enroll your VIP card in Fry’s Community Rewards Program.
  2. Then, as an added help to our school, send the link to at least one friend or family member, or to all of them! All grandparents, aunts, uncles, and sister-in-law’s cousin’s brothers are welcome! 

 

Link Your VIP Card Here

To sweeten the deal, we have an easy to enter contest!

The prize? Win one of two $50 Fry’s Gift Cards!

How to enter the contest:

From 8/30 – 9/13 (including at KNO)

Bring in the bottom of your Fry’s receipt(s) that note Neely and drop it in the jar. That’s it!

  • Enter as many receipts dated August 23 or later as you wish.
  • The collection jar is in the front office.
  • Student Name and Teacher must be on the back of the receipt.
  • All receipts that say Neely at the bottom, with child & teacher name written on the back, are eligible! Even ones from friends and family!
  • Winners will be selected the week of September 16.

GOOD LUCK!

Amazon Smile

What is Amazon Prime Day?

The Prime Day event is an annual celebration held for Amazon’s birthday, and this year it is to mark its 22nd year of business. It was first started in 2015. It was so successful that Amazon decided to make it an annual event. More than 100,000 deals were featured for consumers last year. Amazon will run select deals for an entire week.

 

When is Amazon Prime Day 2019?

Amazon has revealed that Prime Day will be a 48-hour shopping event.

Prime Day Sale will run from midnight PT on Monday, July 15 through Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

The first two Prime Days lasted 24 hours, but in 2017 event lasted for 30 hours. Amazon upped the ante for 2018 with Prime Day scheduled to go for 36 hours but this year it’ll be open for 48 hours.

 

Do I need to be an Amazon Prime customer? 

Yes, you must be an Amazon Prime customer. They will be offering more deals than Black Friday, exclusively for Prime members but don’t worry if you are not, You can Click Here to receive 30-Day Trial for FREE. You may cancel it within 30 days to avoid any fee.

You Shop, We Earn!

Amazon has set up a way for non-profits to earn funds from their supporters’ purchases.

As a 501(c)3 organization, Neely’s PTO is one of the recipients of their generosity. Using Amazon Smile is so easy!

The one catch is that purchases MUST be made through smile.amazon.com.

From there, sign in as usual and select the organization you would like your funds to support. You only have to do this once.

Amazon Smile does NOT apply to purchases made with the app or from www.amazon.com.

You CAN shop on the app, fill your cart, and switch over to a browser to checkout at smile.amazon.com. All of your purchases are part of your regular purchase history and all normal return policies apply.

More information can be found here.

 

 

Box Tops Are Changing

Fall 2019

While you can still turn in any Box Tops you have around the house (and please do!), packages will soon have a new label with new redemption instructions.

Instead of clipping the 10c tops off of packages, you’ll use the Box Tops app to scan in your receipt. You can do it as you leave the store and never think about sending in Box Tops again! Now when your kid tosses the box in the recycling bin, you don’t have to dig it out to claim that little rectangle! 

Check out the flyer below for all of the details

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Thank you for your support!

– Neely PTO

 

Box Tops Drive

May 13-17

School is almost out for the summer. It’s time to turn in all of your Box Tops before the year is over and they expire.

Bring your Box Tops in the morning (before school starts) to the table under the East Ramada, from May 13th through May 17th. A prize will be given to each student when they turn in at least 5 Box Tops together. One prize per student, please.

The classroom with the most Box Tops submitted will win a $25 gift card for their teacher.

We are keeping it simple at the end of the year. We know you’re busy! The last check from Box Tops was just over $400. Those little 10c cardboard rectangles add up quickly, so send them in!

Thank you for your support!

– Neely PTO