Ways You and Your Family Can Support Montessori Education in Juneau
On behalf of the SEAFOM (SouthEast Alaska Friends of Montessori) Board, we thank you for your ongoing support and hope that you will continue to support Juneau 's Montessori community for many years to come. Following is a letter from the Board that requests your financial support, and a second document that suggests ways you can help if a financial contribution is not possible for your family at this time.
May the holiday season be filled with peace and joy, and may 2009 be a wonderful year for you!
Cathy Fritz - SEAFOM vice-president
Forwarded by Lupita Alvarez - SEAFOM Board Member (One of many hats she wares in support of Montessori Education in Juneau )
SOUTH EAST ALASKA FRIENDS OF MONTESSORI
P.O. Box 021142 Juneau , Alaska 99802
“SUSTAINING MONTESSORI EDUCATION”
SEAFOM is a 501c3 non-profit corporation. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by
law. You can make a charitable contribution by going to our web site, www.juneaumontessor i.org
and following the “Donate” tab at the top of the page, or mailing us a personal check (PO Box
021142, Juneau , AK 99802 ). You can also help in these ways:
♦Save your Foodland A&P Receipts A&P donates 1% of sales to SEAFOM, for use as instore
credit that we use for fund raising projects and events. Turn in receipts to your child’s
teacher, bring to a SEAFOM meeting, or contact Shauna Murray, shauna@murraypc. com.
♦ Save “BoxTops for Education” labels on General Mills products and turn them in with A&P
receipts to your child’s classroom teacher.
♦Shop on line with Shop & Give Go to www.juneaumontessor i.org and click on the upper
right tab “Shop ‘n Give.” You will find a variety of favorite retail outlets from this site. SEAFOM
will automatically receive 1-3% of sales, depending on the retail store. There are no special
registrations or gimmicks – just start your shopping from this web site and Montessori will
♦Sign up for escrip and shop at Carrs/Safeway Go to www.escrip.com and follow the
instructions under “Make a Difference in Four Easy Steps” SEAFOM’s group number is
500017928. You will still get your Alaska Airlines miles, store discounts, etc., but now SEAFOM
also gets up to 4% of your purchases when you use your card at check out (must swipe your
card – don’t type in your phone number). Don’t have a Safeway card? Pick up a form at the
customer service counter at the store. And…SEAFOM will also benefit from other shopping you
do from the escrip online mall. Check it out!
♦And another on-line shopping site is Schoolpop.com Southeast Alaska Friends of
Montessori is our school name. Follow the links to Join, Shop, and help Montessori earn cash.
♦Volunteer for Fund Raising Projects! SEAFOM needs your time and talents to raise the
funds that sustain Montessori education in Juneau . Getting involved in projects models service
to others and strengthens the sense of community among us. One of the long term benefits of
Montessori education is the deep friendships that come from working and playing together for
so many years. Get involved today!
♦Join SEAFOM Go to www.juneaumontessor i.org and click on the tab at the top of the page
“Join SEAFOM.” Membership is $5 per year. Call Susan Hall at 790-8924 for more information,
Stay in touch; Get involved!
Please contact any the Board members below for more information, or if you have other ideas on we can
help one another sustain Montessori in Juneau .
Kim Hope Jennifer Ryznar
Mary Jane Tenney Shauna Murray
Susan Hall Catherine Fritz
John Seagren Lupita Alvarez