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Read for My School provides your PTA, PTO, or school tools to promote a custom reading and fundraising challenge that aligns to our core values - improving childhood literacy skills and giving back to schools.
Step 1: Read
Track your reading and fundraising progress against your goals set by your PTA/PTO offering a fun and engaging challenge for your readers.
Step 2: Share
Share your school reading and fundraising progress with friends and family to increase awareness and donation support for your school.
Step 3: Pledge
Earn 85% of all online pledge donations as well as cash-back rewards that can earn you an additional 5% more profits to support your read-a-thon goals.
Need help? Check out our RFMS toolkit!
Do-It-Yourself fundraising that focuses on what is taught in the classroom - not products sold!
Motivate students to collect all six achievement badges and become a reading and fundraising superstar!
Whether you are PTA, PTO, or school administrator looking to promote a large school or small classroom fundraiser, you are in full control to create a custom reading and fundraising challenge that works for you - all within 30 minutes!
Custom fundraiser on your phone!
Manage real-time results of your reading and fundraising challenge across any mobile device!
Set up custom reading and fundraising goals as well as a community leaderboard to drive hallway water fountain chatter and motivate children to their reading challenge finish line!
Children unlock hidden reading and fundraising achievement badges against the goals you set!
All supporters have one-click access to share your reading and fundraising challenge to friends and family to generate community awareness and increase donation potential.
Why Read for My School?
Create and promote a custom literacy-based fundraiser that is focused on education - not selling products.
Manage all online pledge donations directly through the RFMS app providing an easy way to raise money with minimal volunteer support.
Set custom reading goals and manage student progress aligned to what is taught in the classroom.
A personal donation page that you can share with friends and family to support your PTA/PTO fundraising goals.
A family engagement program that practices reading aloud and together with their kids at home.
One-click fundraising tools through SMS, email, Facebook, and Twitter to share your child's reading and fundraising achievements with friends and family.
Custom reading and fundraising donation pages that connects your community message to raise money for your school.
Safe and secure online payment system that provides an easy way for friends and family to donate to your fundraiser.
Learn more about our reading and fundraising solution
Our #1 goal is to provide quality customer care to make your fundraising experience on Read for My School the best it can be.
Learn more about how our fundraising solution can work for your school.
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It's FREE to set up and takes minutes to create your custom read-a-thon.
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Follow the steps below to create your custom school fundraiser.
Creating a RFMS fundraiser is FREE to set up and FREE to use. It takes just a couple of minutes and can be managed with one volunteer resource - YOU!
Need a plan? Check out our 20/20 Challenge. It provides an easy way to promote a reading and fundraising plan that delivers results.
We believe fundraising is all about storytelling so post a school image, share a video and write your community outreach story that connects with your donors to why your school is passionate for reading as well as giving back!
Set up your custom goals to generate school excitement and get students to your read-a-thon finish line.
Cool tip! Set "stretch goals" for what you want all of your supporters to achieve while allowing team leaders to set custom individual reader goals for what is being taught in the classroom!
Connect your PTA, PTO, community group or personal bank account to Stripe and manage all online pledge donations directly through our app! It's FREE to set up and takes less than 5 minutes to start fundraising!
IMPORTANT: Your Stripe account is required in order to start your FREE RFMS fundraiser.
Fundraising is all about teamwork so invite your team leaders (teachers) as well as readers so that all of your supporters are ready to go when you launch your read-a-thon. Go to your TEAMS page and select an invite option that works for you!
NEW: Choose our new print invite code option to create a custom faculty letter that provides everything a teacher needs to know to join and support your read-a-thon!
Start reading and fundraising to friends and family to generate donation support for your fundraiser. The more you are fundraising, the more your school earns!
Are you a teacher looking to join your school fundraiser? If so, here's a quick team leader "to-do" list to get you started.
Click on the teacher registration button and insert your event invite code that your event administrator has provided to start your registration process. It takes less than a minute to complete. If you do not have an invite code, please contact your administrator.
Want to set up custom reading and fundraising goals for your team of readers? With RFMS, you can create custom goals that align to what you would like your team of readers to reach for to support your school read-a-thon.
Go to your MY TEAM page and start inviting your readers to join in on the fun! There are a variety of ways to send invites to parents and readers so choose one that works best for you!
Quick Tip: Select the print invite code option to hand out a custom parent letter your readers can take home. It provides your invite code and instruction on how to register their child to your team!
Go to your MY TEAM page and view real-time reading and fundraising reports across your team of readers. With RFMS, you can access these reports anytime, anywhere across any mobile device!
The most important piece to remember about your read-a-thon is to have fun and get kids excited about reading and learning the importance of giving back to school!
Welcome to Pledgetree! We’re creating a network of peer-to-peer digital fundraising solutions that empowers you to connect education-based community values with charitable giving. While there are many online and offline fundraising solutions to choose from, our vision focuses on providing you the tools and services to create custom fundraising opportunities that strengthens your community outreach message to what is taught in school or at home, not sold.
Everything we produce at Pledgetree revolves around a simple philosophy of creating the right tools for you to tell the right story for your community fundraising needs. Promoting the right storytelling experience is the epicenter of a successful fundraiser as it connects and binds our cause-marketing message to community support. Whether it’s building products to support childhood literacy, physical fitness, or the creative arts, we are dedicated to designing digital fundraising solution that evangelizes a deeper community message and lasting legacy with your supporters.
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With over 25+ years in education and entertainment software, Pledgetree provides you with a team of passionate professionals that understand the importance of developing the right products for the right market. We are consistently looking to innovate while providing your community with safe and secure digital fundraising solutions that you can trust. We are customer-focused, customer-ready, and looking at expanding our product suite across community topics that deliver on that trust to provide high impact, high value fundraising solutions.
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