- Amazon Smile
- Book Fair
- Box Tops
- Eat & Earn
- Mixed Bag
- Monthly Mixers
- Pinot's Palette (Buy-In Party)
- Square 1 Art
- Trivia Night
Don't forget if you frequent Amazon to shop via smile.amazon.com and select Edison PTA Inc. (Elmhurst) as the organization you would like to support! Amazon will automatically send .5% of purchases to the PTA. All Prime benefits etc. remain the same through this site. Thank you for supporting Edison School while you shop!
EVENT CLOSED - THANK YOU!
This event has passed. Thank you for supporting our Winter 2018 book fair!
WED., 11/14 - TUES., 11/20 - EDISON BOOK FAIR
The Book Fair starts today (11/14) and we need your help to make it a success! Several volunteer slots are still open. Please click HERE to pick a time slot (or two) that works for you. Work the cash register, hand out snacks at the snack party or help with set-up and/or take-down. No experience necessary! We will train you at the start of your shift. New this year, you'll receive a raffle ticket for each work shift to be put in a drawing for books or coupons toward the book fair! Thank you in advance for your help!
Please come check out this year's Book Fair by Anderson Book Company. All new inventory with some old favorites in the mix.
Book Fair Hours
Wednesday, November, 14th - 3-6pm (Snack party 3-4pm)
Thursday, November, 15th - 3-6pm
Friday, November, 16th - 3-4pm
Monday, November 19th - 4:30-8:30pm (open during conferences)
Tuesday, November 20th - 10:30am-4pm (open during conferences)
BOOK FAIR, NOV. 14-20
The book fair is a fun way for families to purchase great books and get kids excited about reading! All of the proceeds from the book fair are used by our librarian, Mrs. Greska, to purchase books for our Edison library.
Please contact chairpersons with questions and/or to volunteer:
Box Tops has made changes to the way earn money for Edison. Please see the instructions that went home with your child for information on how to use the new app and scan grocery receipts to earn money for Edison. Old Box Tops can still be redeemed until their expiration date so be sure to turn them in with your child by October 18th for the fall submission. Until old Box Tops are phased out, you can “double dip” by turning in old Box Tops and scanning your receipt! Questions? Contact Lindsay Janowski.
CLOSED - THANK YOU!
Come visit us next year :-)
*NEW* EDISON FUNDRAISER WITH CITY TREE DELIVERY
We are partnering with City Tree Delivery (flyer) this year to make your holidays a bit easier while supporting Edison. CityTreeDelivery.com has premium grade fresh Fraser Firs, stands, lights, wreaths, garland, accessories and more. They also have optional delivery, tree set-up and removal. Please enter "EDISON15" at checkout for our school to earn a $15 donation for every online tree order. You can also visit their new retail lot (opens on 11/23 at 281 N. York, Hamburger Heaven parking lot) and email a copy of your receipt to earn a $10 donation for our school.
Contact Katie Balke, CityTreeDelivery.com Chairperson, with any questions and/or to volunteer!
TUES., 9/10, 4-8PM - EAT & EARN FOR EDISON AT CHIPOTLE
Contact Ellen Kircher, Eat & Earn Chairperson, with any questions and/or to volunteer!
Mightynest is an online company (please click HERE for their website) that sells a broad range of safe/healthy housewares (from bowls and cups to sunscreens). By registering with Mightynest and choosing Edison school, 15% of your purchases will be donated back to Edison! This is an easy way to help your school while purchasing products you need for your home. Thank you for your consideration!
CLOSED - THANK YOU!
FRI., 11/30 - MIXED BAG FUNDRAISER ORDERS DUE
EXTENDED! You can now shop the Mixed Bags Fundraiser through the end of November! Great gifts for friends and family are available; click the link to start your shopping. As a reminder, 40% of what you spend goes directly to the PTA. Edison’s ID number is 585218.
Contact Kristen Engle, Mixed Bag Chairperson, with any questions and/or to volunteer!
CLOSED - THANK YOU!
SAT., 12/15 7 PM - DECEMBER MONTHLY MIXER
Mark your calendars for an evening of classic 50's holiday fun. The Alvarez and Kuhrt families will be hosting a Mad Men style soiree with hors d'oeuvres, drinks, games and prizes at the Alvarez's home, 414 S Arlington Avenue.
We are looking for more parents to host these fun events. If you would like to consider hosting a Monthly Mixer, we'd love to hear your ideas! Contact Adriana Cooke or Kristen Engle for more information.
SUN., 4/28, 7-9PM - PARTY FOR A PURPOSE at PINOT'S PALETTE
This year's Party for a Purpose will be held at Pinot's Palette on Sunday April 28 from 7-9PM! Grab a girlfriend and join other Edison moms for a fun night of painting and fundraising. The cost to attend this event is $40 per person. $10 goes directly to the Edison PTA as well as 10% of drink purchases. Appetizers and snacks will be provided compliments of Lesley Gunderson. Space is limited to 38 so register early to guarantee your spot! Register HERE. Pay HERE.
Please contact Kristen Engle or Adriana Cooke if you have any questions.
Shoparoo is an easy and hassle-free money maker for Edison!
Shoparoo is a free app for iOS and Android phones that allows anyone to take pictures of their shopping receipts to earn CASH donations for Edison. Shop any product at any store, take a picture of your receipt using the Shoparoo app, and Shoparoo donates to Edison. It is that simple!! The first 20 people to sign up earn $1 for Edison. Download the app today!
**Please make sure the date and total are visible. You may need to take more than one photo if you have a long receipt.
FUNDRAISER CLOSED - THANK YOU!
This fundraiser is now closed - thank you supporting Square 1 Art!
SQUARE 1 ART - ORDERS DUE FRI., 11/16
FRI., 11/16 - SQUARE 1 ART ORDERS DUE
Square 1 Art orders must be placed by this Friday, November 16th (no exceptions). Please consider purchasing your student's work of art (think gift ideas for the Holidays). There is a display near the school office to see some of the options in person. Ordering is easy, with both paper and online options. Questions, please reach out to Megan Kleinberg.
DEADLINE TO ORDER ARTWORK
Friday, November 16, 2018
Chairperson to contact to volunteer or for questions are: Megan Kleinberg
TRIVIA NIGHT THANK YOU!
THANK YOU for making trivia night so FUN and SUCCESSFUL! Together, we raised over $5,500 for the PTA; all of that money will go right back to our children enhancing their education, school and experiences at Edison. Walking away in 1st place for the second year in a row are the Forstneger, Glavinskas, Balke and Kemmerer couples. Katie and Ed Glavinskas and Amanda and Ryan Fielder won best dressed. We would like to thank the Balke, DuBois, Engle, Fielder, Farley, Farmer, Glavinskas, Noverini and Pittman families for their generous donations.
UPDATE (AS OF 3/20)
Attention all flappers, bootleggers, and Hemingways! We are excited to announce our theme for this year’s trivia night. Come join us for a Great Gatsby themed evening on Saturday, April 13th at 7pm. We hope you can join us for this adult-only event. The registration form can be found here and is due (with payment) to the office by Friday, April 5th. Please email Melissa Pittman or Kristen Engle with any questions.
Edison's Annual Trivia Night is an adults' only social fundraiser held at the Knights of Columbus. It usually occurs towards the end of the school year.
Memberships (family & faculty)
- Additional Contributions
- Trivia Night
- Buy-in Parties e.g. Pinot's Palette
- And more! (items will be added as needs arise)