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Alternative Giving

Gifts come in all shapes and sizes. Regardless of appearance, each of your gifts helps to carry the Propel mission forward and make a difference in the lives of our scholars, educators, and communities. There are several ways to contribute to Propel Schools, including

AmazonSmile | Active Yours Today
AmazonSmile is a simple way to support Propel Schools Foundation when ordering from your existing Amazon account (Prime is not required). At no additional cost, AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases. Start shopping at or check that AmazonSmile is activated in your mobile app today!

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Contribute Scholarship 
Help current and future scholars continue their education after graduation from Propel Schools. Visit our Scholarship Page to learn more about giving opportunities.

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RxFundraising and Rite Aid will give Propel Schools Foundation a portion of dollars spent on every prescription filled and purchase made at Rite Aid. 

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Our Events
Here at Propel Schools, we are always looking for new and innovative ways to meet our goals. If you're interested in hosting an event, of any scale, please contact our Special Events Manager, Emily Zapach.

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Corporate Matching Gifts
Your employer may sponsor a matching gift program that will match, double, or - in some instances - more than double your gift to Propel Schools Foundation. Please view the match list by clicking the below button to see if your company is on the list!

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Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program (EITC) 
This program gives tax credits to eligible contributing businesses that may be applied against the tax liability of the business for the tax year in which the contribution was made. Propel Schools Foundation is now accepting EITC support for five Educational Improvement Organization Programs: Afterschool (K-3), Afterschool (4-12), Career Pathways, CreativeArts, and STEM Partners.

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United Way | Southwestern PA
Your generosity is the key to producing life-changing results in our community. Make your annual contribution through the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania by using our Contributor Choice Number: #11142205.

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Gifts of Stock or Planned Giving 
Planned Giving includes a wide variety of tools that allow you to amplify your impact on future scholars and faculty. Some popular Planned Giving options include: naming Propel Schools Foundation as a beneficiary in your will or retirement account, creating a scholarship, making gifts of appreciated stock, gifts from an IRA, and more!

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