Fundraising

 The HTES PTO is the sole funding mechanism for classroom aides, as well as programs such as; Mini Museum, Accelerated Reader and Horsemanship. We support teacher libraries and classrooms through book fairs, and build school community with in-person events. 

 

Here is a glimpse of the costs associated with some of the programs that the PTO funds each year:

 

Program

Cost

Mini Museum

$700/year

Accelerated Reader Program

$8,000/year

Teacher Aides & Librarians 

$45,000/year

PebbleGo (On-line Research for K – 2)

$1,300/year

Technology

up to $8,000

Art, Music, PE, Garden, Science

$3,000/year

 

 
 

 

How it's done...

Teachers, families and local businesses work together to accomplish these goals by:

 

  • Becoming a member of the PTO
  • Eating out on Spirit Nights (Restaurant nights)
  • Buying Spirit Gear
  • Donating online
  • Saving and bringing in Box Tops for Education
  • Shopping at certain local and national retailers

Easy ways to donate....

Direct Donations:

We welcome direct donations from the community directly to the PTO!!

Send a donation directly to htesparents@gmail.com from your bank account with Zelle.

This is a great way to make a donation that is transaction fee-free for you and for us!  We can also accept checks – make it out to “HTES PTO” and send it with your student to the front office in an envelope marked “PTO”.

 

Fry's Community Rewards

Create an account with a new or existing Fry’s Shopper’s Card. Search for “Horseshoe Trails Elementary” as the organization you’d like to support. Then buy your weekly groceries as usual!

 

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AmazonSmile

Log-in to your Amazon account at smile.amazon.com. Click on “Account Settings” and then select “Change Your Amazon Smile charity” under the “Other Programs” heading.

 

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Box Tops

The Box Tops program is changing! You can now collect your box tops electronically and assigned them directly to your child’s Grade level.

 

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Tuft+Needle

Tuft+Needle generously donates 25% of every mattress sale to our school. Purchase a new mattress and help your school, win-win!

 

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ALSO, many employers match donations made by their employees to charitable organizations like HTES PTO. Ask your employer about any similar programs!

 

Our students deserve a great education. The resources provided by your financial support allow students of Horseshoe Trails Elementary to receive an educational experience unparalleled in Arizona. Horseshoe Trails Elementary PTO is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

 

Thanks for all you do to make our school great!

 

 

HTES PTO is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, qualified under the IRS regulations and deductibles as allowed by law. (Tax ID 20-2674239) Contact your tax advisor concerning the deductability of your donation. Any donation over $250 will automatically be issued a tax receipt, but we you can also request one for a donation of any amount – just send us an email after you make your donation at htesparents@gmail.com.

 

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