Passive Fundraising

Passive Fundraising

There are many easy ways to raise funds for McKinley as you go about your regular shopping, eating, grocery delivery, 

You may be familiar with Amazon Smile, which is so simple to use. Simply go to, and a half of a percentage of your Amazon purchases will go toward to PTA when you designate them as your charity of choice. 

Here are a host of businesses that have generously agreed to have a portion of sales go toward the McKinley PTA.

Online Quick Reference Links

Partnership Details

Limited-Time Partnership Deals

Sloat Garden Center

  • Shop at any Sloat Garden Center location during a Growing up Green week (Jan 10-19, Feb 7-16, or March 20-29), mention McKinley Elementary to the cashier, and we'll receive 10% of purchases back in the form of a Sloat gift card, which can go towards our school’s beautification projects, fundraisers or classroom activities. The school with the highest participation will receive 20% of purchases back. Please note: Purchase of gift cards do not apply.

Online Year-Round

Amazon Smile

  • Shop Amazon from this link and McKinley will earn 0.5% (zero point five percent) of the purchase price. Detailed instructions:

  1. ​Access our AmazonSmile profile via from the web browser on your computer or mobile device.

  2. ​Select ‘William McKinley Elementary School PTA’ as your preferred charity.

  3. ​Bookmark this link in your browser or on your smart phone’s home screen to make it even easier to return and use your shopping to support our school.


  • iGive is a new platform for fundraising via online shopping at nearly 2,000 retailers.Whatever you can’t find on Amazon you can likely find here – Madewell, Athleta, Gap, Airbnb, Dell, Apple, health & beauty products, hotels, car rentals, etc. Percent donated varies by retailer. Create an account and link to McKinley Elementary PTA (cause ID 76357), then shop by:

  1. Clicking on a store link directly from or sites. (Must be logged in)

  2. Installing the iGive Button for your browser and shopping online as you normally would (this tool highlights participating retailers)

  3. Using the free iGive App for iPhone, iPad or Android.

Farm Fresh to You 

  • Receive fresh, organic produce conveniently delivered right to your home or office and our school will earn 10% of every order when you use code MCKINLEY at checkout. There’s no commitment, and you can change your box type or delivery frequency to fit your needs. Every delivery can be customized with your favorite produce and artisan farm products. Click here if you’re a new customer or here if you're an existing customer.

Extreme Pizza 

  • Order pizza, salad, calzones, and more from Extreme Pizza and you'll receive 10% off your total while McKinley receives a 10% donation! Just mention code MCKINLEY when you order via phone or online. Valid only at Union St, Fillmore St, and Folsom St locations in San Francisco. Not valid on alcohol.

Tiny Prints and Shutterfly

Mabel's Labels

  • McKinley earns 20% back on all purchases. Wait, 20%, that can’t be right. What business would be so generous? The answer to that question is Mabel’s Labels is that generous — thanks Mabel! Click on the special fundraising link:, then under the “Select Your School/Organization” graphic, select “McKinkley Elementary School PTA (San Francisco)” from the drop-down menu. Keep your kid’s sweatshirts, jackets, and water bottles out of Lost & Found by sticking some personalized labels on them!

Boon Supply

  • Shop a thoughtfully curated selection of totes, jewelry, home goods, and more! Each purchase earns McKinley 40% in donations. No, that’s not a typo, were talking 40% here. Check it out, and thanks Boon Supply! McKinley Boon Supply Link

In Person – just mention McKinley when making your purchase

  • Sports Basement. Register as a “Basementeer,” choose McKinley as your donation recipient, and all Sports Basement’s locations will give YOU a 10% discount and ALSO donate a percentage of your purchase to McKinley. Note: Basementeer registration is completely FREE, but has to be done in-store. If you have trouble finding McKinley keep scrolling, as schools are listed after all the other charities.

  • Community Thrift. KonMari your home by donating items that don’t “inspire joy” to Community Thrift! Mention McKinley when you drop off, and a percentage of what is sold will be donated to us! Note: They do not accept children’s toys or clothes, but Chloe’s Closet (see below) does.

  • Chloe’s Closet. Donate children’s toys or clothes at Chloe’s locations in Bernal Heights or Inner Sunset. Be sure to let them know that you’re donating using the McKinley account and we’ll receive $. Anything they can’t sell, they donate to organizations serving families in need.

  • Mollie Stone’s/Cal-Mart – Register your store community card and up to 5% of your grocery purchases will be donated back. Sign up online at or simply text the store’s keyword “mollie” or “calmart” to 52236 for easy enrollment.

  • Rainbow Grocery – Sign up for Rainbow's Scrip program and every purchase earns a 10% donation for our school! To participate you will need to create a customer account that is connected to McKinley. You can do so by going to the customer service kiosk or by contacting the bookkeepers at When you check out at the register, you give the cashier your name or phone number to pull up your customer account and that purchase is then tied to our school.

  • eScrip Dining – Dine and pay with a linked credit/debit card, then earn up to 2.5% in donations at dozens of local restaurants and bars. Review your experience for an additional 2.5% back.

  • BoxTops4Education. Download the new Box Tops App at, scan your grocery receipt, and then instantly add earnings online.These do add up! Once you start looking for the logo, you’ll find it practically everywhere!


Contact with questions regarding these or other opportunities. 

This page was last updated on September 12, 2022