PTO Community Enrichment Donations
The PTO depends on the generosity of our families to provide financial and volunteer resources to enrich the experience of our students. We ask for a suggested donation of $150* per student, 100% of which goes directly to the school. Donations can be made at the following levels.
- Mustang $1,000+
- Gold $500-$999
- Blue $250-$499
- White up to $249
Donors will receive a car magnet and be recognized at our general PTO meetings.
Community enrichment donation benefits:
- 100% of your donated dollars go directly to MES
- Donations can easily be made online during PTO registration or by clicking the “Donate” button on our PTO website.
- Convenient opportunity for families to support our school
- Help MES meet the needs not supported by DeKalb County.
Community enrichment donations support:
- Accelerated Reader program
- Technology and equipment
- Cultural arts & events
- Teacher training & support
- Equipment & supplies
- Music & arts programs
- Educational resources for the classroom
These educational enhancements would not be possible without the generous funding from our MES families. If you work for a matching gift company, please provide us with your employer’s matching gift form. Matching gifts are a quick and easy way to increase your contribution to the school. Your support of Montgomery will directly benefit our children and our community!
All donations are tax deductible!
*Any amount is welcomed and appreciated. Please give the best you are able.
Fun Run (Fall)
Kick off is Thursday, September 9th, 2021. This is our big fundraiser of the year. It is going to be 9-day experience that raises funds while promoting Fitness, Leadership, and Character. The fun run is Friday, September 17th, 2021. We love to have family, friends and neighbors come support our kids! More information will be sent home as we get closer to the event. FunRun.com
Because of your contributions, we were able to provide programs and supplies to improve our students’ educational experiences. The 2020-2021 school year was like no other before. The Montgomery PTO provided the school with resources for a safe reopening.
We will be updating the Secret Garden outdoor classroom during the 2021-2022 school year. Here is an update on some of the experiences and resources that your donations were used in recent years to improve Montgomery.
2 in-house High Touch High Tech Programs for grades K-5
Atlanta History Center Social Studies Traveling Trunks
Educational Resources for all grade levels, classrooms, and specials
Additional classroom supplies and materials (classroom rugs, manipulatives, etc)
Additional musical instruments
Author and illustrator school visits
STEM night, Fine Arts Night, parent events
Teacher Appreciation events
Principal – Teacher trainings
ADDITIONAL Montgomery Active Fundraisers:
Spirit Nights (Throughout year) – Local businesses and restaurants give back a percentage of your purchase on Spirit Nights. This a great way to meet some new friends that attend Montgomery. During the 2020-2021 school year we had spirit nights at Gallas Pizza, Wing Factory, Vintage Pizzeria, Chick fil A, Moe’s, Blue Moon Pizza, Lucky's Burger and Brew, Mad Italian, and others. If you know of a restaurant that would like to host a spirit night please let us know.
Kroger Community Rewards – Register your Kroger Plus Card so that a percentage of each purchase comes back to Montgomery. Enroll at krogercommunityrewards.com, enter your Kroger Plus number and choose Montgomery as your charity of choice. You must register your card again each school year. Our school code is KA974.
Publix Partners – Please remember to enter your phone number when checking out at Publix. They are no longer accepting the Publix Partners Card. Publix has contributed $1,300 for our school this year. If you haven't signed up yet, please follow these instructions.
1. Go to publix.com/myaccount
2. Log in if you already have an account or sign up to create an account. Make sure you enter a phone number. At checkout you will be typing in your phone number.
3. Within My Account, find the “Settings” tab.
4. Locate the “My Publix Partner” box and choose “select school”.
5. In the School search box, type “Montgomery Elementary School PTA - Atlanta, GA” then “Update”.
Office Depot – When making a purchase at Office Depot let them know you would like to have the 5% Back to School on your transaction. Our school code is #70024758. If you don’t have the number they will be able to look it up.
I9 Sports – Register your child for any i9 sports program and choose Montgomery when asking how you heard about the program. $10 from each registration will be donated to Montgomery.
Land’s End – When you place an order at landsend.com/schooluniform, use our Preferred School Number 900079245. Our Montgomery Mustang Logo code is 1021793K. A percentage of each sale is donated to Montgomery.
Amazon Smile – Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your Amazon Smile purchase to the Montgomery Elementary Mustang Fund. Start shopping at smile.amazon.com and select Mustang Fund Inc. as your charitable organization.