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Monthly Archives: February 2011

We’ve Updated our School Data

99Papers.org strives to make a difference for teachers and students in high need public schools.  To identify the classrooms that most need our help, we assign each school a “poverty level” based on data from an external provider. This data – displayed on every project – can help donors decide where to direct their contributions.…

Teachers vs Childhood Obesity

Did you know that the percentage of overweight children and adolescents in the US has nearly tripled since the early 1970’s? More than one in five children between the ages of 6 and 17 are now considered overweight. Childhood obesity has been linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, anxiety, and poor academic performance. Teachers…

It’s a (Pet) Party!

We know that lots of you love your pets, and that your pets love attention. So, we created Pet Celebrations – a special party just for pets (and their owners) to celebrate their birthdays, their adoption, or just being a much-loved pet. To get started, simply create a Giving Page for your furry friend,…

Bay Area teachers….come sign up!

Are you a local teacher in the Bay Area who feels you are missing more than a few classroom essentials? Well, we have the perfect solution for you! 99Papers.org, Microsoft, and RAFT (Resource Area for Teaching) are joining forces at an afterschool educational event on Thursday, March 3rd in Mountain View. We’ll be providing you…

Something worth talking about

THE TALK, a CBS Daytime show hosted by Julie Chen, Sara Gilbert, Sharon Osbourne, Holly Robinson Peete and Leah Remini – has partnered with 99Papers.org to support students across the country. On January 27th, THE TALK had an amazing show on education featuring Davis Guggenheim, the Director of Waiting for “Superman”, and Michelle Rhee, former…

Let’s Celebrate!

We  are excited to announce the launch of 99Papers.org Celebrations. Just as the name suggests, it’s all about celebrating – birthdays (including your pet’s), weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, graduations, and just about any other celebration under the sun. Sounds great, huh? And it’s easy too! Simply create a Giving Page, add the classroom projects…