Fundraising Opportunities

There are numerous options for parents, staff and community members to support Poinsettia programs through individual events
and ongoing opportunities. From one-time events to monthly activities, from on-campus sales to 
online purchasing,
there are a range of choices allowing every family to support Poinsettia at the level at which they 
feel most comfortable. 

Please look below to learn more about each program.

Jog-a-thon | Barrels for Bytes | Book Fair | BoxTops | Carnival | Dining w/ Lions

Shop for Our School | Outdoor Ed | Poinsettias | Recycling | Scrip | Amazon Smile

Ninja Jog-a-Thon | Friday, October 6, 2017
Benefits: PTO General Fund

An annual event combining fun and fitness with fundraising! Students learn about working as a community toward a common goal as they ask for sponsor pledges and work to reach individual, class and school goals. On the day of the BIG event, everyone participates and has a good time.

Sponsors may donate directly using Paypal | CLICK HERE TO JUMP TO DONATION WIDGET PAGE

Scheduled for Friday, October 6

Barrels for Bytes | Friday, February 2, 2018
Benefits: Poinsettia Technology, Library and Student Body

An annual evening event with tapas, drinks, raffles, live band and silent auction benefiting Poinsettia Elementary School technology resources, the school library and all Poinsettia students. This year, join us on Friday, February 2, 2018. This is an adults-only event; please, 21 and older.

Early Bird ticket prices through TBD! BUY TICKETS -  CLICK HERE

LOCATION with THEME from TIME p.m. | Event Information Flyer

Sponsorship Information and Forms |  Auction Letter

2017-18 Event Chairs: TBD

Book Fair | December 1-8, 2017
Benefits: PTO General Fund in support of Poinsettia programs

The proceeds from the book fair go to the PTO to help keep programs in the school. The teachers and librarian will have wish lists by the registers, ready for those community members who would like to donate directly to the school library or to a specific classroom. This is also a great opportunity for parents to get books at a reasonable price for spring break or summer vacation.

School Event: Thursday, December 7, 5:30-7:30pm

Coordinator: Alicia Espinoza

For additional information and updates about the Book Fair, please visit the Poinsettia book fair web page TBD.


Collect and turn in box tops from participating companies throughout the year to earn money for a variety of Poinsettia programs. Visit the Box Tops for Education website for more information.


Carnival | Saturday, April 21, 2018

This is one of the highlights of the school year with all sorts of carnival style games, food, big inflatables, and when it comes right down to it, simply a great time with family and friends.  

Event Co-Chairs: TBD

Dining with Lions   
Benefits: Outdoor Ed Program

Join other Poinsettia families in supporting our school via the monthly Dining with Lions events! Dine in or take out from a variety of local restaurants, a different venue each month! A percentage of all sales from Poinsettia supporters will be donated to the Outdoor Education program. Don’t forget to bring the flyers with you - look for the one your student will be bringing home each month.

DATES: September 13, November 8, December 13, January 10, plus more dates to come.  

Shop for Our School  
Benefits: PTO General Fund in support of Poinsettia programs

Families can turn shopping into dollars for our school! For more details, forms and contact information, visit our Poinsettia Shop for our School page.

For more details, forms and contact information, visit our Shop for Our School page!

Outdoor Ed | January 16 - January 19, 2018
Benefits: 5th Grade Class Attending The Malibu Outdoor Science School ( 

The Outdoor Education committee sponsors a number of fundraising opportunities throughout the school year to raise funds for the 5th grade visit to The Malibu Outdoor Science School. From weekly on-campus sales to recurring monthly activities to special annual events, you can support Outdoor Ed in many ways.

Chairs: Tara Rosenthal and Christin Nagle

For Outdoor Education program information and all upcoming and ongoing fundraisers, please visit our Outdoor Education page.

Poinsettia Holiday Plants Sale  
Benefits: Proceeds to Outdoor Ed

The holiday season is fast approaching and the Outdoor Ed program at Poinsettia is offering beautiful, locally grown poinsettias from Freyr Farms for sale in mid-November!

Pick up your poinsettia orders at Foothill Tech HS, 100 Day Road - Look for Conni Carr in the cafeteria (dragon on building)

Annual Sale Coordinator: Conni Carr | Link to annual holiday plant sale web page!

Benefits: PTO General Fund

Poinsettia Elementary has a recycling program to raise money for the general PTO fund. The recycling shed is located behind the YMCA classroom. Please bring sorted (aluminum,glass,plastic) CRV beverage containers to the shed at any time. Examples: soda cans, water bottles, beer bottles/cans

It is important to look for the CRV sign on the bottles (California Redemption Value). Liquor, Milk, and Wine bottles are not accepted at our shed but you are welcome to recycle those at home in your blue recycling bin. No other items are accepted and will end up in the trash. Thank you for being mindful of this limitation. Your contributions will not only support the General PTO budget but also teach our children a valuable lesson : Reduce-Reuse-Recycle

For additional information and updates about the Poinsettia recycling program, please visit the PTO recycling web page TBD.

Benefits: Poinsettia Classrooms

Purchase scrip (gift cards in varying amounts) through Poinsettia's Scrip program and a percentage of your purchase goes directly to Poinsettia classrooms. From local businesses to national chain stores, we have scrip for anything and everything. Purchase cards for grocery stores, gas stations, restaurants, specialty is an easy way to make sure that your money works for you twice by guaranteeing that a portion of your regular day-to-day spending benefits your child's school. Think about purchasing gift cards via the Scrip program for any occasion from birthdays to the holidays, from helping families in need to donating to your student's classroom!

For more details, order form and contact information, visit our Poinsettia Scrip page!

Amazon Smile

Use the Amazon Smile portal link to designate a portion of your Amazon purchase amount benefits Poinsettia Elementary School.