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Free Ways to Support PES

Several local businesses offer programs that give back to the community. Many of these programs require very minimal effort from parents. By doing the following things you can earn FREE money for Poinsettia Elementary School. These community donations are an important part of our schools annual fundraising efforts, and when everyone participates they add up to make a huge impact!

By participating in these programs you are supporting activities such as: Field Trips, Art, Music, Science, PE, Assemblies and much more!! It's time to put your shopping dollars to work! Get ready to see how easy it is to earn money for our school! Happy Shopping and thank you for your continued support.

Amazon Affiliate Program

Shop Amazon & Support Poinsettia!

Effortlessly support Poinsettia all year long through the Amazon Associates Program, which will award advertising fees back to our school for every purchase make via the above link. No sign up or special codes involved. Just shop as you normally do, but start your shopping with our link. If everyone bookmarks the link, shares it with friends, coworkers and family and uses it every time you shop, we can likely raise thousands of dollars. What an easy way to support education! 

Here’s how it works:

Bookmark this link and use it every time you connect to Amazon. NOTE: You won’t see anything during your shopping or checkout process about Poinsettia. However, Amazon is tracking the order as long as you use the link!

Spread the word! Anyone and everyone can participate. Share this message with everyone you know - family, friends, coworkers and your social media network. Up to 8.5% of your purchase will go to Poinsettia. It is really that simple!

Start Shopping!



Can I click the link in the middle or at the end of my order?
No, you must click our link before you put anything in your cart. The proper order is to (1) click our link, (2) shop, and (3) check out.

Can I click the link and leave the Amazon webpage up on my computer to shop a few days later?
No, you have 24 hours from when you click the link to put your items in your cart. If you found that you have waited, please click our link again and then put the items in your cart.

Can I click the link and put items in my cart within 24 hours, but then wait to actually make the purchase?
Yes! The purchase will still earn us funds if you finalize it within 90 days. Just remember to click our link again to open Amazon before you checkout if it’s at a later date.

Does this program apply to purchases made by Amazon Prime members?
Yes! And If someone is not already an Amazon Prime but wants to be, joining via our link earns Poinsettia money.

How can I tell that my order is being tracked properly?
You won’t see anything that identifies you as a Poinsettia shopper. Don’t worry! As long as you clicked our link and follow the timing guidelines above, your purchase will count.

Questions? Please contact Julie Blanchard.

Additional Parent Participation Programs

Schoola Stitch: Donate your gently used clothing and earn money for Poinsettia Elementary! Or, purchase clothing at a great discount for your little one. 40% of the sales goes back to our school. Visit the Poinsettia Elementary School Store.

Target REDcard: The Target REDcard gives you 5% back on all Target purchases plus, Poinsettia receives 1% back on all your purchases. Sign-up and designate Poinsettia Elementary as your school. (School ID #125632)

Box Tops for Education: Collect box tops from General Mills products and send them into school. Poinsettia receives 10¢ for every box top collected. They soon add up! Every year Poinsettia classrooms holds a competition! Help your student's classroom win this year! Print this form to collect boxtops then have your child turn into their teacher: Box Top Garden Collection! Don't forget to register online and earn eBoxTops for Poinsettia. Play games, enter sweepstakes, shop thousands of brands online. It's so easy, tell your family and friends! Contact "The BoxTops Mom," Jen Benner.

Tyson Project A+: Collect Project A+ labels from Tyson products. Poinsettia receives 24¢ for every label collected. They soon add up! Turn in to your child's teacher along with box tops. 

Ralph's Reward Card: Register your Ralph's card and designate Poinsettia Elementary. (School ID #90922)  

Office Depot: When shopping at Office Depot tell the cashier you’re supporting Poinsettia Elementary and we'll get 5% of your purchases. (School ID #70215101)

Preferred Neighbor Card: Hilton Carlsbad Oceanfront Resort & Spa has partnered with the Carlsbad Education Foundation to offer a “Preferred Neighbor Card” for $10. 100% of your $10 purchase goes to support the programs CEF funds in our schools. As a cardholder, you receive 10% off of all your purchases made at the resort through mid-June. You can also designate $2 per card to your favorite school to help PTA-funded programs. Click here to purchase a cards.

Corporate Matching: Planning to make a donation directly to the Poinsettia Elementary? Did you know you many corporations will double or even triple your donation? Click here to view a list of company's that offer corporate matching. Or check with your HR department for details.