Upcoming and Ongoing Fundraisers

posted Oct 15, 2013, 2:04 PM by Houghton PTO


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The PTO coordinates several fundraisers throughout the school year to support the amazing enrichment programs that are offered to our children.  Parent participation in fundraisers is greatly appreciated!

Donations in Lieu of Fundraising
The PTO always welcomes donations in lieu of fundraiser participation.  100% of monies donated goes to enrichment programs, mini-grants, and other PTO sponsored programs.  Checks, made payable to Houghton PTO can be sent in at any time.  Donations made to the PTO may be tax-deductible.

Current Fundraisers

MUMS - September

2013 was the first year the PTO tried selling locally grown Mums as a fundraiser.   It was a great success and brought in over $3000 dollars.  

Sterling Historical Society Fundraiser 

Session I - Oct - Nov 1, 2013.  Orders will be available to pick up on Friday December 13th from 4pm-7pm in the school lobby and on Saturday, December 14th at the Houghton Holiday Fair from 9am-3pm.

Session II - Jan 6, 2014 - May 2, 2014.  Orders needed in time for Mother's Day must be received by April 4th.

SHS Order Form     SHS items for Sale

Magazine Drive - November

This is the biggest fundraiser of the year, usually bringing in over 10,000 dollars and funding a large number of enrichment programs.  

Scrip Cards - November

Do you purchase gift cards as holiday or birthday gifts?  If you purchase them from the PTO Scrip program, a % of each card will be donated back to the school.  There is no price difference for purchasers (a $25 card costs $25).  The percentage donated varies per card.  Gift cards can also be reloaded.  For more details click here: Scrip Program
For a list of participating Retailers click here:  Scrip Retailer %

Holiday Fair - December

Join us for the Holiday Fair on Saturday December 14, 2013.  There are craft and holiday vendors, raffles, baked goods, Santa's workshop for kids, and Santa himself will be there for holiday family photos.  The fair runs from 9am-3pm in Houghton and Chocksett cafeterias.