Our Efforts Directly Benefit Your Child

When you support the Sacajawea PTA, you’re helping us fund these essential programs:

  • Visiting musicians for K-3rd grade

  • 4th grade instrumental music

  • Field trip bussing

  • Playground and recess staffing

  • Spring arts festival

  • Science fair

  • Our new math curriculum enrichment

  • Teacher appreciation

  • And more!

2019-2020 Fundraising Initiatives

This year, we hope to raise at least $100,000 to support these programs.

There are three main ways for parents, friends, grandparents, and our extended community to support the Sacajawea Elementary PTA.

Move-a-Thon

Goal: $30,000

October 3rd, 2019

The more your kids move the more programs our PTA can offer our school.

This is a great way to reach out to friends and family to involve them in your child’s education.


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Direct Ask

Goal: $25,000

November 4th-15th, 2019

Your support enables the PTA to provide funds for programs like the ones listed above.

Look for a letter in your child’s take-home packet.


Community Celebration

Goal: $45,000

Early March 2020

Keep an eye out for the date, and look forward to a fun-filled evening celebrating and supporting our fantastic school

Don’t miss this raise-the-paddle event, kid’s art auction and more!


Book Fair

December 2nd-6th, 2019

We invite you to visit the Sacajawea Scholastic Book Fair - an exciting celebration of reading with hundreds of fun, engaging, affordable books for kids to discover.


Why is this fundraising even necessary?

Washington state’s public education system is drastically underfunded. To make up for this shortfall, public schools rely on their communities to support schools with both volunteers and financial giving for even basic programs.

The Sacajawea Elementary School community has a strong tradition of parent involvement in terms of volunteering and financial support.

How is the PTA helping to close our funding gap?

Last year over 100 parents, teachers, staff and students came together to volunteer on numerous school improvement projects. We also met our fundraising goal (and had a high parent participation rate), ensuring continued essential support of key programs.

We’d like to continue last year’s success so that we can expand the list of programs and services the PTA supports, such as funding school supplies for the entire school for the entire year, updating our classroom libraries, fully funding field trips, additional curriculum enrichment and more!

Coming together as a community is both rewarding and a lot of fun as we improve our children’s education and build a strong foundation for their future.

What can you do?

Volunteer your time. Help Sacajawea beyond just giving money. There are many volunteering opportunities to fit your time and interests.

Become a room parent. Room parents provide classroom support and are critical to overall fundraising and community success and serve as liaisons between teachers and families, coordinate parents for class projects, activities and field trips.

Come to PTA meetings. All PTA board and general meetings are open to the entire Sacajawea community. Look for meeting dates in your newsletters and on the sign board. Join us if you can!

Attend a Sac Social Meetup (all welcome!). PTA meetings not your thing? A great, inclusive, and awesome group of parents and staff meet on the second Tuesday of each month to talk about our school in a casual way. We’d love to see you there!

Amazon Smile

Amazon makes it easy for your online shopping to benefit Sacajawea. Simply choose the Sacajawea PTA as your Smile partner, and each purchase sends a donation our way.

Give a Gift Today

Donating money to the Sacajawea Elementary PTA is the how you can to help us reach our fundraising goals for the 2019-2020 school year.

If you can give today, use the button below to donate to our PTA.

Be in Touch

If you’d like to make a gift by working directly with our Treasurer, Laura Riley, please get in touch with her via email: lkriley99@outlook.com