Donate & Support
The PTSA supports many programs to benefit the students at Galileo. The PTSA depends on you to help support these programs. There are many ways which you can help, please consider contributing funds, volunteering or participate in fundraising.
Ways which you can contribute to the PTSA
- Education Fund
- Paypal Donation
- Corporate Matching Contribution
- Lucky SHARES
- Mollie Stone
- One Cause
- Sport Basement
- Office Depot
- Cole Hardware
- Volunteer your skills and time
The Education Fund is the primary method which the PTSA uses to generate the needed funds to support the many programs at Galileo. Every year during the Fall the PTSA has an Education Fund Drive to encourage the Galileo community to donate to the Education fund. Donations are accepted for the Education Fund at any time during the year. Please support the programs at Galileo by donating to the Education Fund. For details on donating to the Education Fund, please download this form.
You can now Donate to Galileo PTSA with your Credit Card or Bank Account by using PayPal. This a Safe and Easier way to Donate. Please submit an Education Fund Form to notify us of your donation.
NOTE: A PayPal account is not required, click on Continue at the bottom under Don’t have a PayPal account?
Donate Now by by clicking on the Donate button
Corporate Matching Contribution
Your Education Fund contribution can go twice as far! Your contribution may be matched by your employer or former employer. Check the Matching Donor List and see if your company’s name is there. Even if it’s not, contact your Human Resources administrator for details on how your company can join you in supporting Galileo Academy.
Please use the Tax ID # and mail address in the Education Fund Form and be sure that the matching fund donation is made payable to Galileo Academy PTSA. Please submit an Education Fund Form to notify us of your donation.
How would you like to donate to Galileo everytime you shop at Amazon.com. It’s easy just click on the logo below and start shopping.
Lucky’s Shares Program is now powered by eScrip.
It’s as simple as providing your phone number at checkout:
- Sign up for the NEW* Shares program by registering your phone number or Lucky You Rewards Card with eScrip.
- *You will no longer use your S.H.A.R.E.S. card (effective April 1, 2016). Register your phone or your Save Smart Rewards card number (this will not be your S.H.A.R.E.S. card)
- Shop at Lucky Supermarkets and provide your registered phone number or card at checkout.
Support Galileo by registering with eScrip and using one of the three ways eScrip can help raise funds for Galileo. When you sign-up for eScrip, select Group Name and enter Galileo Academy.
You can also go directly to the eScrip Online Mall for Galileo by clicking on the logo below.
Safeway regularly supports Galileo by donating food and drinks for our events.
You can earn up to 5% every time your shop at Mollie Stone’s. Visit Mollie Stone’s and request a Community Card. Go to the eScrip site to register your community card. Shop at Mollie Stone’s and show your Community Card when you check out. Mollie Stone’s will automatically transfer up to 5% based on your total purchases to Galileo.
One Cause donate funds everytime you make an purchase from an on-line Merchant via the One Cause website. Join One Cause and designate Galileo by clicking on the logo below.
Need sports equipment or supplies? Shop at Sport Basement and join their new Basementeers program. When you register on their site, choose Galileo and the school will automatically receive 10% of your purchase price, AND you receive a 10% discount on your purchases. (Currently the name of the school is listed as Galileo “Middle” School. SB is aware of the error and assures us that we will receive credit for choosing this name.)
Shop at Office Depot to support Galileo. Our school will earn credits equal to 5% of your quailifying school supply purchases to use for free supplies. You must provide the school’s ID #(70014009) or provide the school phone number (415-749-3430) to receive credit for Galileo. If you already made a purchase, you can contact their Back to School program by calling 877-567-5287 or emailing BacktoSchool@OfficeDepot.com to retroactively get credit for the school. For detail and a list of qualifying school supplies on the programs click on the banner below.
School ID Number is 70014009
If you forget the ID number use the school phone number
Download & print Office Depot ID Card for Galileo. Galileo Office Depot ID Card – Adobe PDF
Galileo will get a gift card equal to 10% of all purchases made throughout the year. Just mention that your favorite school is Galileo Academy of Science & Technology or Account #1110 when you make your purchase. They have (4) stores in San Francisco – Cole Valley, Downtown, the Mission and the closest one to the school is on Polk Street. They also have a store in Oakland (share that with your friends and family across the bay!)
Your support is important and will make a difference in our community! Bilingual parents especially needed. Email us if you want to volunteer or have any questions. Please include in the email where you can volunteer.
Here are some areas which we need help:
Fundraising: Help with Education Fund Drive & other fundraising activities.
Membership: Help with paperwork, conduct membership drive.
Mailing/Clerical: Help PTSA and the school with duplication, fold & mail newsletters, etc.
Staff Appreciation: Help plan and conduct annual appreciation event for Galileo’s staff in May.
Serve on PTSA Board or Committees
Technology: Help with IT projects & PTSA website
Other short term special projects