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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Photojojo’s Thanks Back Thursday

Photojojo, a website for all things photography, partnered with us to celebrate Thanks Back Thursday on March 27, 2014. The folks at Photojojo created a Thanks Machine, into which anyone could enter their own photo and message of gratitude. The Thanks Machine produced thanks-o-grams that you could then send to anyone you’re thankful for. For…

Hooray for Whoopi!

You may know Whoopi Goldberg for her world-renowned comedic wit and acting chops, but did you know she’s also a big supporter of public school teachers? She’s supported over 60 classroom projects on 99Papers.org since 2011! Some of our favorite Whoopi-approved projects include a request for gardening tools and butterflies to create a school garden,…

Callie’s Give-Back Birthday

Know any 25 year olds willing to give up their birthday to help classrooms in need? We do! For her 25th birthday, in lieu of receiving birthday gifts, Callie Schweitzer asked her friends and family to donate to projects on 99Papers.org. 70 supporters donated through her Birthday Giving Page, helping over 1,700 students. Callie promoted…

Have a Heart

Here at 99Papers we share the love everyday, from beautiful pictures on Instagram to inspiring posts on Facebook. On our own site, we used stars next to projects, teachers, and schools to let visitors easily save their favorites. We noticed that the stars weren’t getting much love, so with some helpful insight from a National…

News Corp Appreciates Brooklyn Teachers

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, News Corp has “flash funded” every single classroom project from Brooklyn teachers on the site.  Thanks to the generosity of News Corp, 279 projects were funded across the borough bringing books, instruments, supplies, and technology to thousands of Brooklyn public and charter school students. In addition, News Corp is…

Thank you, WestPortNow.com

Thank you WestPortNow.com for introducing Westport, Connecticut citizens to 99Papers.org by featuring us on your homepage! Over the past five years, our friends at WestPortNow have shown countless readers a new way to help local public schools. Join WestPortNow in supporting local Connecticut classrooms today! Comments

Spotlight on Camden

Guest Blog Post By: Emma Schain Image from NYTimes.com In 2012, Camden, New Jersey had the highest poverty rate of any city in America. That same year, only 3 students in Camden were deemed “college ready” after taking the SAT. This year, Townsend Press, an educational publishing company located in Camden County, New Jersey,…