Other ways you can help
Amazon smile – Please support Norwalk PTO by following the link below to AmazonSmile.
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Norwalk Elementary Parent Teacher Organization whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
Box Tops – It’s easy to find box tops, you may have some in your home right now. The only thing you need to do is clip box tops and send them to school with your child. Did you know that the Medicap in Norwalk with match your box tops? When you drop them off at Medicap, each box top will now be worth $.20. All you have to do is place the box tops in a plastic baggie and either take them in or drop them off at the drive thru. If you would like to money to go to a specific school, just write that name of the school on the baggies. You can also earn eboxtops for your school when you shop online and you can go to the website to find out what stores are included. There are over 400 stores.
Company Match – Many local employers have a matching gift program. Please check with your employer to see if this is something your company offers. In addition, some companies even match your volunteer service with a contribution to your local charity. Norwalk PTO has been the beneficiary of such designations and is grateful!
Donations – Norwalk PTO accepts donations of any amount at any time throughout the year. Simply give them to one of the PTO Board members, office staff or Principal at Lakewood or Oviatt or mail to us at 9210 Happy Hollow Drive, Norwalk, Iowa 50211. You will receive a donation receipt to use for tax purposes.
Labels for Education – Clip participating product UPC and beverage/sauce caps and send them to school with your child.
Shoparoo – Shoparoo is a way to turn pictures of everyday shopping receipts into cash donations for your school. Rewards are generated through submission of qualifying receipts through the Shoparoo app available on iOS and Android devices.
To start download the app, create an account, select their school, and immediately start submitting receipts to earn donations for Oviatt and Lakewood.
Qualifying receipts are grocery receipts and non-grocery receipts. Grocery receipts are awarded Roo points and the non-grocery receipts earn sweepstake entries.
For any receipt to qualify for rewards, upload pictures must include 4 details in clear form: store name, purchased items and prices, purchase date, and transaction total. Gas only receipts, service receipts, movie ticket stubs, or any receipt missing those 4 details are not rewarded.
United Way Campaign – Did you know that you designate your funds through United Way to go to Norwalk Elementary? Norwalk Elementary PTO is not listed as a United Way agency, though it is a non-profit organization and can receive funds through the annual United Way campaign if you designate Norwalk PTO as the beneficiary. You may need to include our tax ID number (45-2873889) and official name (Norwalk Elementary Parent Teacher Organization) and address (9210 Happy Hollow Drive – Norwalk) on the paperwork that you fill out with your designation during the campaign.