To make an online donation or pledge to a participant, click the 'Donate to a Participant' button below or you can search for a participant by name below.
1) Donate online
Flat Donation: Make a flat donation of any amount online via Paypal. You do not need a PayPal account in order to make an online donation.
Per-lap donation: Make a per-lap pledge donation online. After the event, your credit card will be charged based on how many laps the participant completed. (For example, if you pledged $1 per lap and the participant did 50 laps, we will charge your credit card $50). You do not need a PayPal account in order to make an online donation.
2) Make a cash or check donations
You can make a donation via cash or check. Please turn in all donations to the box labeled "Walk-a-thon Donations" in the office at Alta Vista. Make sure the donations are in a sealed envelope that is clearly marked with your child’s name, teacher, and grade. Please have all checks made payable to "Alta Vista Home and School Club".
If you receive cash or check donations offline, please try to collect the donations BEFORE the event. These offline donations will be tracked on your online pledge page and they will count towards your overall money raised and count towards prizes. You may also bring cash and check donations on the day of the event.
Our school-wide goal for this year's Walk-a-thon is $60,000! Thank you for your donation & support!
We encourage K-4 students to reach at least $100 in donations/pledges. 5th graders - This is a wonderful opportunity to raise funds for 5th grade science camp. All money raised beyond $40 will go directly toward your science camp. We encourage 5th graders to reach at least $340* in donations/pledges (*$40 initial flat donation + $300 for Science Camp).
Students can win prizes for their fundraising and participation (see the prizes page for more info). More importantly, the profits from your donations and pledges will go directly back to the students in the following ways:
- The Alta Vista Home & School Club (AVHSC) provides a number of programs at the school, such as Art Vistas, Clay, Performing Arts/Music, PE, organized lunchtime activities, assemblies, and field trips, just to name a few.
- In addition to funding enrichment, the AVHSC sponsors fun family events throughout the year, including Back-to-School Movie Night, Multicultural Night, and Fantasy Fair.
- The AVHSC also supplies the funds to purchase much-needed computers and technology for use in the media lab and classrooms, books for the library, and additional classroom supplies for the teachers not otherwise provided by the district.