Fun Run fundraising!
Thu, Jan 26 - Fri, Feb 10
Tierrasanta Elementary

Fun Run kicks off today!

Look for your information packet coming home with your child or read more about it below!

 

Tierrasanta Elementary School Foundation

2023 Fun Run FUNdraiser

Presented By:

Alltech Solar!

 

Get started with your PledgeStar page by following this link! 

Computer: http://pledgestar.com/tierrasanta

Phone: https://pledgestar.com/tierrasanta/downloadapp.html

 

 This year's Fun Run theme is…C.H.O.I.C.E.

(Choose to lead - Have a plan - Own responsibility - I put first things first - Create win-win agreements - Empathize)

 

Fun Run is our TES Foundation, parents, teachers, students and the community working together for the students of Tierrasanta Elementary School!

 

Important Dates

January 26th - Fun Run Kick Off - Look for the packet sent home and sign up on PledgeStar! (Top 2 classes with the most PledgeStar sign ups get a prize!)

January 26th - February 10th - Students collect donations for class and school wide competitions (prizes on next page).  

February 9th - FUN RUN event! Come support your runner!

February 10th (Midnight) - Last Day to collect pledges to qualify for PRIZES and VIP PJ Movie Night! 

February 13th - Fun Run Awards Assembly

 

 

Fun Run FAQs

Last year we raised over $80,000! Let’s beat that this year!

** Remember this money pays for our Makerspace program, PE, art, classroom grants, field trip buses and so much more!**

We get to keep 100% of donations!!!

WHAT IS THE FUN RUN?

  • A school wide event in which all students and staff may participate.
  • Students will solicit flat donations, have fun participating in the Fun Run, and raise money to benefit their school.
  • Our theme this year is CHOICE (C - Choose to lead, H - Have a plan, O - Own responsibility, I - I put first things first, C - Create win-win agreements, E - Empathize) 

WHAT ARE THE GOALS OF THE FUN RUN?

 

  • Have FUN, come together as a community and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

 

  • ALL classroom teachers receive a percentage of the money their class raises to be used for their class.
  • Raise funds to support enrichment programs like Makerspace, classroom grants, YMCA Fitness, field trips and so much more. 

WHAT DO STUDENTS DO FOR THE FUN RUN?

  • Have a TON OF FUN!
  • Log onto Pledge Star to start collecting donations. (Look in this packet for directions to get you started.)
  • Invite family, neighbors, friends, and co-workers to donate via text, email, Facebook and phone calls.
  • Proudly wear their Fun Run 2023 T-shirt, which will be distributed in class the day of the Fun Run.
  • All students can participate whether or not they have any donations.

WHAT DO STUDENTS GET FROM THE FUN RUN?

    • An appreciation of fitness, teamwork and unity with their classmates and school.
    • A chance to contribute to enrichment programs and continued success of their education.

 

  • A FREE T-shirt, 6 theme bracelets, and a chance to earn fun class activities and cool prizes. 

 

WHAT ABOUT PLEDGES?

    • Donors may pledge a flat fee donation (not per lap). Ex: $20 to Aaliyah for just participating in the event. 

 

  • 100% of proceeds go directly to our Tierrasanta Elementary School Foundation, a 501(c)(3)

 

  • Accumulated pledges of $150 dollars per student would achieve our school goal of $82,000.  This is only 6 donations of $25 each per student!
  • If your family prefers not to solicit pledges for this fundraiser, please consider making a donation.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE EVENT?

  • Class and student donation totals will be calculated.
  • Celebration and Recognition Ceremony. We will reveal the top 3 winners, have winners choose from 1 of 3 prizes. Distribute trophies. Announce the top 25 earners to participate in our VIP PJ Movie night.

 

All donations need to be submitted by Friday, February 10, 2023 by 11:59pm to be eligible for prizes, trophies and movie night! THIS IS A FIRM DEADLINE – Sorry, NO EXTENSIONS!

 

Schoolwide Competition 

Top 3 Fundraisers

This year the top 3 earners will get to choose from one of three amazing prizes. 

(The top $ earner will choose first followed by 2nd place then 3rd)

  • PlayStation 5 with goodies from Sony
  • $300 Disneyland gift card - Can be used to  purchase Disneyland tickets on the day of your choice!
  • San Diego family fun package - Belmont Park tickets and arcade card, Skate World passes and more!

Top 25 Fundraisers

Top 25 fundraisers will qualify to participate in a VIP PJ Movie Night!

Come to school for a special movie experience in your PJs!

** Prizes may be replaced without notice. Will be comparable in value.

 

 

How to sign up on PledgeStar!

For our Fun Run we are using an awesome web based fundraising system that makes it easy for you to request pledges from your family and friends, and for them to make secure credit card donations online.

Remember, our Fun Run is February 9, so please register now to help our school raise as much as we can! Fundraising begins January 26. 

Using your computer's browser:

 

  • Click “Not Registered For This Year’s Event”
  • Enter your name and email address, choose a password, then click “Submit” 
  • Follow the instructions on-screen to register Runner(s) and add family and friends

 

Using your Android or Apple phone or tablet:

 

  • On the home screen enter your event code: “tierrasanta” to locate your event
  • Click “Not Registered For This Year’s Event”
  • Enter your name and email address, choose a password, then click “Submit” 
  • Follow the instructions on-screen to register Runner(s) and add family and friends

 

When you finish, the system emails pledge requests to your family and friends, and allows them to make secure credit card donations online. You get notified each time a pledge is made, and you can track your pledge progress online.

Call 1-888-598-7510 if you need help.