We are an independent, non-profit fundraising organization whose sole mission is to raise money to support O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy, its students and staff. Membership consists of all Thorp families and friends committed to supporting the fundraising efforts needed to sustain vital programs at Thorp. There are no membership fees – everyone is a Friend of Thorp!
Doing tons of online shopping these days? Why not raise money for Thorp while you're at it?
Shop on AmazonSmile and designate Friends of Thorp as your charity of choice. The AmazonSmile Foundation will contribute 0.5% of eligible purchases to Friends of Thorp. Here's how:
Remember, you must shop exclusively on www.smile.amazon.com in order for Thorp to receive a donation; orders placed on www.amazon.com will not.
Thank you for all your amazing contributions in the past. None of these improvements would have been possible without YOU! You are truly a FRIEND OF THORP!
Help Us Grow!
Join us in our multi-year campaign to help raise money for outdoor campus improvements at Thorp. We're setting our sights on an outdoor learning space and/or new athletic field, but we can't do it without your help! Check out the many ways you can contribute.
Annual Fund APPEAL
Shop on AmazonSmile and the AmazonSmile Foundation will contribute 0.5% of eligible purchases to Friends of Thorp.
1. Visit smile.amazon.com; sign in using your amazon login info.
2. If not already indicated, designate Friends of Thorp as your charity.
Corporate matching gift programs allow corporations the opportunity to give back to the organizations that their employees are connected with. Each corporate matching gift program is different. Some programs match dollar for dollar, some double the gift, while others only match a certain percentage. To learn more about your company's matching gift program, please contact your Human Resources Department.
"DOLLARS for doers"
Also known as volunteer grants, these corporate giving programs convert your volunteer hours to actual dollars earned for a qualified non-profit organization, such as Friends of Thorp. If you volunteer at Thorp in any capacity, please contact your HR department to find out if your company participates in a "Dollars for Doers" volunteer grant program and designate Friends of Thorp as your non-profit organization. Click here to check out how some of the Fortune 500 companies match volunteer hours.
Join us in the global giving movement: #GivingTuesday. After Thanksgiving, donate your savings from Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Help the students of Thorp through the gift your time and donations.
Join o.a. Thorp Alumni group
"Oh, Thorp! You lead us grandly, so we might learn to stand free..." Sound familiar? If you or your children attended O.A. Thorp Scholastic Academy or you were a faculty/staff member, please consider joining the Thorp Alumni Group! Reconnect and let us know what you've been up to. Fill out our form or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We'd love to hear from you!