Ellis Parent Drive: It Starts With Us

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79% of 406 Donor goal
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An Anonymous DonorVeronica Dristas matched $15 for each donor, donating a total of $100

An Anonymous DonorVeronica Dristas matched $5 for each donor, donating a total of $150Just for Current Parents
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Priyanka Jhala photoPriyanka Jhala gave $100 because 10 donors gaveJust for Current Parents (Class of 2030 (Grade 5))

An Anonymous DonorVeronica Dristas gave $100 because 10 donors gaveJust for Current Parents (Class of 2028 (Grade 7))

Allison Berger photoAllison Berger gave $100 because 6 donors gaveJust for Current Parents (Class of 2031 (Grade 4))

An Anonymous DonorVeronica Dristas gave $150 because 30 donors gave

An Anonymous DonorAn Anonymous Donor gave $250 because 3 donors gaveJust for Current Parents (Class of 2024 (Grade 11))
About


The Ellis School is a special place where girls take risks, work collaboratively, ask questions, and pursue their dreams. At Ellis, girls and young women become bold, authentic, and intellectually vibrant changemakers.

Ensuring our students are future-ready requires a continued commitment from our community. The Ellis Fund Parent Drive is an opportunity to work with fellow Ellis parents to make an immediate and positive impact on the incredible students, teachers, programs, and experiences at The Ellis School. Your financial support is important in providing them with a truly enriching experience at Ellis. 

Last year, we hit an all-time high with 90% parent participation, demonstrating that we are all in this together. This year, our goal is to aim even higher and hit 100% parent participation

Any parent gift of $5 or more made to the Ellis Fund between October 20 and October 23 will count towards our overall participation goal. If you have multiple students in different grades, your gift will be counted toward all of them. 

It starts with us! Let's lead by example and show the larger Ellis community that Ellis parents are all in for Ellis. Make your gift today and encourage others to do so. 

Every gift matters. Your gift matters. 


Already made a gift this year? We've got you covered! Donations made on or after July 1, 2022, have been counted towards the 2022-23 Ellis Fund Parent Drive! In addition to this donation, we hope you'll consider becoming an Ellis parent advocate. Click the button above to sign up!

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CONGRATULATIONS to Grade 2 (Class of 2033)

100% You are AMAZING! Thank you!!!

608 days ago by Annie Lawson
CONGRATULATIONS to Grade 6 (Class of 2029)

100% You are AMAZING! Thank you!!!

608 days ago by Annie Lawson
CONGRATULATIONS to Kindergarten (Class of 2035)

100% You are AMAZING! Thank you!!!

609 days ago by Annie Lawson
CONGRATULATIONS to Grade 4 (Class of 2031)

100% You are AMAZING! Thank you!!!

609 days ago by Annie Lawson
CONGRATULATIONS to the Pre-K Cubs (Class of 2037)!!!

100% You are AMAZING! Thank you!!!

609 days ago by Annie Lawson
CONGRATULATIONS to Grade 7 (Class of 2028)!

Another class just reached 100% parent participation. Congratulations to the Class of 2028 (Grade 7)! AMAZING work. Thank you!

609 days ago by Annie Lawson
Let's Beat Last Year's Record!

It's 9:15 AM on Sunday morning, and we know we can do it! We are currently at 79% parent participation. We only need 50 more gifts to beat last year's record!!!

609 days ago by Annie Lawson
CONGRATULATIONS to the 3rd Grade!

The Class of 2032 (Grade 3) just hit 100% participation!!! You are AMAZING! Thank you!

610 days ago by Annie Lawson
YOU ARE AMAZING - Over 250 Gifts!!!

What an incredible show of support from the Ellis parent community. 

Making a gift to the Ellis Fund is a powerful way to show each other that we’re all in for Ellis and all in for each other. Every student and every teacher benefits from your generosity. Your gifts are a vote of confidence in Ellis. 

610 days ago by Annie Lawson
CONGRATULATIONS to Grade 1 (Class of 2034)

Grade 1 (Class of 2034) is the very first class to reach 100% parent participation!!! You are AMAZING! Thank you!

611 days ago by Annie Lawson
We're Halfway to Our Goal!

Way to go, Tigers!

We have officially reached 50% parent participation in the Ellis Fund Parent Drive. A big thank you to everyone who has already made a gift to the Ellis Fund Parent Drive in support of the Ellis Fund. 

We would also like to give a special shout-out to our dedicated Board of Trustees, ten of whom are current Ellis parents, for reaching 100% participation. This is a huge accomplishment, and we appreciate their strong commitment to the School and its mission.

Haven’t made your gift yet? What are you waiting for!   

Let’s put the FUN in the Ellis FUNd. Please donate today to help us achieve our 100% parent participation goal.    

Every gift matters. Your gift matters.

 


611 days ago by Annie Lawson
40% Parent Participation!

If 30% was great, 40% is even better! 

Let's keep the momentum going and hit 50% parent participation before Day 2 of the Ellis Fund Parent Drive kicks off. 


611 days ago by Annie Lawson
Over 30% Parent Participation!

You are amazing! We are already well over 30% parent participation in the Ellis Fund. Thank you to everyone who has donated so far! 

612 days ago by Annie Lawson
The Ellis Fund Parent Drive is LIVE!!!

Today is the day! Here are three easy ways to show your commitment to Ellis and help us reach our 100% parent participation goal. 

  1. GIVE: Support the Ellis Fund Parent Drive and make a difference. No gift is too small!
  2. SHARE: Spread the word using #EllisFundParentDrive #ItStartsWithUs 
  3. CELEBRATE: Follow along here and on social media to help share the stories and love of Ellis! 


612 days ago by Annie Lawson

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