Skinner Fundraising

Like most schools, Skinner has lots of needs and holds various types of fundraisers to raise money to meet those needs. Please considering donating to Skinner via one of the ways below:


Direct Donation: Click here to go to the Northwest Denver Neighborhood Center Friends Paypal donation page. The Northwest Denver Neighborhood Center Friends is the non-profit fundraising arm of Skinner and the Neighborhood Center.  All donations are 100% tax deductible. Don’t forget to check with your employer to see if your company has a donation matching program!

If you’d prefer to make a direct donation via cash or check, you can drop your donation off with Ms. Chavira, Skinner bookkeeper in the Skinner main office.


Donorschoose.org: Click here to view all of the current teacher projects posted on Donorschoose.org and donate directly to a classroom today!


Fundraising Events

  • The annual Jewels of Highlands Home Tour was September 30, 2017 from Noon – 4 pm. This event raised over $50,000 for Skinner!  Click here for more information on the Jewels Home Tour and to purchase tickets.  Please contact Rebecca Caldwell at rebecca_caldwell@dpsk12.org or 720-424-1495 for more information on sponsorship or volunteering for this great event.
  • The annual Skinner Fall Festival which happens on Saturday, October 21, 2017 is a great fundraiser AND community event. Bring the whole family for a fun day at Skinner. Proceeds from the many different games and activities benefit specific clubs, Learning Families and classes at Skinner.
  • Skinner has many “Dine-Outs” throughout the school year. Typically when you mention “Skinner” at checkout, a portion of your total purchase will be donated back to Skinner! Stay tuned for info on upcoming Dine-Outs!
  • Totally Tennyson is an outstanding fundraiser which happens each April. Skinner receives 100% of the ticket proceeds sold by Skinner or attributed to Skinner during online checkout. Please visit www.totallytennyson.com for more information!

Shop on Amazon? Donate to Skinner via AmazonSmile!

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization. You can choose from nearly one million organizations to support.

How do I shop at AmazonSmile?

To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.

Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?

Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same.

How do I select a charitable organization to support when shopping on AmazonSmile?

On your first visit to AmazonSmile smile.amazon.com, you need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping.  Please select: Northwest Denver Neighborhood Center. We will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make at smile.amazon.com will result in a donation.

How much of my purchase does Amazon donate?

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes, or service charges. From time to time, we may offer special, limited time promotions that increase the donation amount on one or more products or services or provide for additional donations to charitable organizations. Special terms and restrictions may apply. Please see the relevant promotion for complete details.

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