Fundraising and Events

The Northrop PTA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation (EIN: 41-1758116). The purpose of the PTA is to provide financial support to Northrop. The PTA manages the money raised through donations and various fundraising activities.

PTA Fundraising

Give to the Max Day - Thursday, November 15, 2018

Give to the Max Day 2018 donations will be used TBD.

Northrop Night Out - Spring 2019 - Date and Location TBD
Adults only, silent auction is held off school grounds to raise funds to support school activities.

Plant Sale with Gerten’s Greenhouse - Spring 2019
Order slips will be sent home with students in late March and pick up of the plants will be in May. 

Corporate Programs
Many companies have programs to give back to schools. Check out a list of these programs and how you can help Northrop by purchasing products.

Local Restaurant Fundraising Days

Cardinal Bar and Restaurant
Every first Thursday of the month is Northrop Night at the Cardinal Bar and Restaurant (2920 East 38th Street) from 4-10 p.m. Let your server know you are there for Northrop and 15% of your sales are returned to the PTA. Dates for this year are:

  • September 6, 2018
  • October 4, 2018
  • November 1, 2018
  • December 6, 2018
  • January 3, 2019
  • February 7, 2019
  • March 7, 2019
  • April 4, 2019
  • May 2, 2019
  • June 6, 2019

Parkway Pizza - Longfellow Location
Every fourth Tuesday of the month is Northrop Day at Parkway Pizza (4349 Minnehaha Avenue). 5% of all sales for the day are returned to the PTA. Dates for this year are:

  • September 25, 2018
  • October 23, 2018
  • November 27, 2018
  • December 18, 2018 - early due to Christmas
  • January 22, 2019
  • February 26, 2019
  • March 26, 2019
  • April 23, 2019
  • May 28, 2019

Co-Sponsored PTA Events

Each year the PTA helps with several school events, including:

Walk-A-Thon - Wednesday, October 3, 2018 during school
The PTA provides snacks for walkers and collects donations.  This year the donations will be used to purchase leveled readers for classrooms and classroom sets of snow shoes.

I Love to Read Family Night - Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 6 pm - 7:30 pm
The PTA will provide crafts and activities for I Love to Read Family Night.

Kindergarten Graduation - Monday, June 10, 2019
The PTA provides refreshments for the graduates and their families.

5th Graduation - Tuesday, June 12, 2019
The PTA provides refreshments for the graduates and their families.

MCA Testing Snacks
The PTA provides water, cheese sticks and mints for all students during testing.

Community Events

Rally Around Northrop - Friday, September 7, 2018

  • This community festival is a chance for families friends and neighbors to come together and enjoy activities on the Northrop Playground.
  • There will be a HUGE bounce house for the kids, T-Shirts and other Northrop merchandise for sale, music and more.
  • Please join us for the fun!!

Open Eye Figure Theater - July 2019
A midsummer opportunity for Northrop and surrounding community to get together and enjoy a puppet show and refreshments.