Fundraising

Mercer PTSA Fundraising

The Mercer PTSA Board of Directors is seeking to fill the position of Fundraising Committee Chair/co-Chair to lead our fundraising activities. Initially, the duties will focus on collecting our membership’s input and developing a fundraising plan. Support will be provided by the board and volunteers recruited to carry out the activities ultimately adopted by the membership.

If you are interested in serving as the Fundraising Chair or co-Chair, or just want to find out more about the position or the PTSA, please contact mercer_ptsa@outlook.com. Board terms are one year and a two year commitment is preferred.

If you can’t serve as a board member, want to help with events or other activities of this committee? Lend your skills, talents and enthusiasm in raising funds to support Mercer students and staff and families. In the coming weeks we will be discussing our fundraising goals, activities and events. Help us plan and carry out our fundraising program – the opportunities are endless!

While fundraising events are fun and profitable, below is a list of everyday ways that you or your friends and family can support Mercer throughout the year:

  • Shop at Amazon.com using this special Amazon.com link and the PTSA earns 4-15% of most purchases!

    See below for information on bookmarking and a special Chrome extension for your shopping (and giving) convenience.

  • Box Tops for Education: Save the pink Box Tops for Education from participating vendors and put them in the box in the front office at the school. Mercer PTSA will receive 10 cents for every top redeemed.

  • Red Apple Market Receipts: Save your receipts from Hilltop Red Apple Market, and put them in the Red Apple box in the front office at the school. Mercer PTSA will receive 1% of the total amount of receipts turned in (not including alcohol and tobacco purchases).
  • eScrip: Register your B Caring Bartell Drugs card or debit/credit card and 1-4% of your purchases go to the Mercer Middle School PTSA 6.15.435. Sign up at eScrip
  • Target REDcard: Use your Target REDcard and up to 1% of your purchases go to Mercer Middle School PTSA 6.15.435. Sign up at Target REDcard
  • Corporate Matching Gifts: Ask your employer’s HR department about matching your gift to Mercer Middle School PTSA 6.15.435. Or search SPU Matching Gifts for a list of participating employers.
  • Community Giving: Employees of the City of Seattle, King County and the State of Washington can designate a monthly paycheck deduction to benefit Mercer Middle School PTSA 6.15.435. Contact your employer’s HR department for information on how to sign up.

Mercer PTSA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Please consider making a tax-deductible gift today in any amount. Whether you are able to give $5 or $1000, your gift is greatly appreciated. Cash or checks payable to the Mercer PTSA can be dropped off at the school office, or mailed to:

Asa Mercer International Middle School
Attn: Mercer PTSA
1600 S Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108

Have a fundraising idea? Contact us at mercer_ptsa@outlook.com.

Thank you for your support!

Amazon fundraising tool for Chrome users
We recommend that you bookmark our special Amazon link for future use. Or do you use the Google Chrome browser to surf and shop online? We've built a Chrome extension to make it easy to earn money for Mercer PTSA through Amazon’s Affiliate program. The new Chrome tool automatically adds the correct tags to your purchases, so you don't have to worry about starting your shopping session from a particular link or bookmark. You can find the free extension on the Chrome Web store here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/add-mercer-intl-ms-tags-o/alanlhpicdghmfpfijekmkggjbogmmac?hl=en-US&gl=US

Simply click the big blue "+ ADD TO CHROME" button and you're on your way to supporting the PTSA every time you shop at Amazon.

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