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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Lands’ End Loves Giving

Snowflakes are just beginning to land, and the holiday gift-giving spirit has arrived at Lands’ End. Earlier this month, Lands’ End generously funded all classroom projects near their Wisconsin corporate office, and starting today the company will distribute $25 99Papers.org gift cards to thousands of customers nationwide, totaling more than $100,000 in donations! “Together,…

Guest Blog Post: What Makes a Good Teacher?

Guest Blog Post: Kerry Folan, Creator TeacherLove.org What makes a good teacher? It’s not a question that’s easily answered. I’ve been collecting personal stories about good teachers at TeacherLove.org for the past year. These stories are alternatively funny, heart-breaking, poignant, sweet, or inspirational, and in them I’ve discovered as many different definitions of what it…

The Curtis Bay “Bristles”

The men of Curtis Bay Elementary School in Baltimore, MD are in the process of undergoing a drastic life change. They have committed to grow Mustaches, to the best of their ability, in order to raise awareness and fund 99Papers.org projects posted by teachers at their school! Soon, these faces will be adorned with…

The Disney Planet Challenge is Back!

Great news teachers and donors! Disney’s Planet Challenge is partnering with 99Papers.org for the THIRD year in a row to support teachers submitting hands-on classroom projects aimed at helping the environment. Disney’s Planet Challenge is a fun, free and highly-acclaimed project-based environmental competition for 3rd-8th grade classrooms across the US, and to date they have…

Emily’s NYC Marathon

Yesterday, 45,000 runners took to the streets of New York City’s five boroughs to complete the New York City Marathon. One very special runner did it on behalf of 99Papers.org teachers. Emily Paulsen ran her first marathon yesterday. As if running 26.2 miles wasn’t enough, she asked friends and family to support her by donating…

Help BURGER KING® Support Classrooms

Today, BURGER KING® launched its new BK CROWNTM/MC Program, a fully interactive mealtime experience for kids and families. As part of the program, the restaurant chain has chosen to give back to three important causes, supporting education and protecting the environment and wildlife, and want kids to chime in to tell them what matters most…

NYC Men – Prepare your ‘staches!

This Thursday, dozens of New York City men will begin a four week journey to help thousands of students in need by growing sweet, sweet ‘staches. Interested in growing? Join us Thursday for “Shaving Day”, the official kick-off of the 2011 Growing Season. Mustache Growers and Enthusiasts alike are encouraged to attend! When: Thursday, November…