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No Fuss Fundraising

The following are easy ways to raise funds that benefit your children at Birney. They require little or no extra effort from you.


eScrip - register your credit cards and Vons Club card and companies will donate a portion of their profits to Birney when you make a purchase using your registered cards.


Amazon Smile - purchase through the Amazon Smile website and choose Birney's PTA as your charity (this only has to be done the first time). Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases for the PTA to use for student enrichment.


Employer matching - many employers will match your donations to Birney. Please check with yours.


Target Red Card - if you use a Target Red Card, you may select Birney to receive a portion of Target's profits from your purchase.


Dining for Dollars - Birney holds Dining for Dollars events throughout the year at local restaurants. Take a night off from cooking and join other Birney families to raise funds for the school. You will receive information about each Dining for Dollars event in the weeks before it takes place.

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Fundraising at Birney

Birney relies upon the generosity of its family, community and businesses in order to provide the best educational experience for its students.  We have a number of fundraising events scheduled throughout the school year to fund the PTA budget.  If you have any ideas for fundraisers or would like to volunteer to assist us with our efforts, please contact Berenice Vitt at or any of the chairs listed under each of these events.


Catalog Sales

Catalog sales will occur in Fall 2016. If you have any questions, please contact Berenice Vitt at  Thank you for your continued support of our school. 


Tanaka Farms Produce Box Fundraiser

Tanaka Farms will be delivering boxes of fresh produce to Birney - there is a small box for $20 and a larger box  for $30. The boxes will be delivered every other week on a Thursday. For families who pick up at CDC, produce boxes can be delivered to CDC for pick-up.  Click here for a flyer with information on how to sign up. Birney will receive 10% of the money spent on each box and you receive healthy and delicious produce. 
Please forward to anyone you think may be interested.  If you have questions, please contact our group coordinators, Lisa Rosenbaum at and Diane Savage at

Dining for Dollars

Events where restaurants offer money back to the school for purchases made on Birney nights.  For more information, contact Margaret Otto at  


Spirit Wear

The new line of school spirit wear has arrived.  To purchase spirit wear, click here.  Please fill out this form and leave in the front office in the PTA lockbox.  We will send the items home with your child.

If you have any questions, please contact our Spirit Wear Chairs, Paula Ryan at or Karen Pattishall at



Birney raises thousands of dollars through eScrip and it does not cost our families one cent!  By following a few quick, EASY steps, you can earn significant $$$ in contributions for Birney.  You continue to shop at your favorite grocery stores, restaurants, clothing stores, etc. (Vons, Bristol Farms, Baja Fresh, Good Stuff, etc.) and spend what you normally would.  The merchants make the donation (4-15%) based on what you spend.  The more you spend, the more we make!

These programs are fast, easy, secure, and will cost you nothing!  

Most importantly, it will help earn needed funds for our school.  Click here for instructions on how to register or renew your eScrip and be sure to spread the word to friends, neighbors and family.


Box Tops

Clip and Save Your Box Tops: Each Box Top we collect is worth $.10 for Birney School, and the dimes add up fast! Look for the pink Box Top for Education label on many of your favorite brands including: Nature Valley Granola Bars, Fruit Roll-ups, Cheerios, Yoplait Yogurt, Ziploc, Hefty, Kleenex, Huggies, and new this year, Avery office products. Last year we earned more than $1,000 for our school by clipping Box Tops!  Let’s beat our record!  Please submit your clipped labels to the office.


Shop the Galleria

Shop and log receipts from any of South Bay Galleria stores and restaurants between February 1 and December 31, 2010. Birney earns two points per dollar spent (one dollar for department store purchases), with lots of additional bonus points opportunities. Receipts can be logged at Guest Services or the school office anytime during the program. Remember to tell your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers to log their receipts. Anyone can support your school in the Galleria School Rewards program.  To sign up for points alerts and special offers go to:

Click here to view the current flyer from Shop the Galleria.  For more information, contact Kirsten Kapu at


Cartridge Recycling

The school recycles empty ink and toner cartridges for money.  Please turn in all empty ink cartridges to the bin the workroom or the front office.


Carnival and Silent Auction

Birney's Annual Spring Carnival and Silent Auction will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2015 from 10 am to 5 pm.  If you would like to assist with carnival, please contact Sondi Foley at Silent Auction questions may go to Cheri Grothe at or Julie Francis at


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