The Garvy Adopt-A-Classroom Committee (AAC) works to enrich the academic experience by providing support for teachers through fundraising and soliciting donations specifically for our children's classrooms, like technology, paper, markers, and classroom equipment.

The 2020-2021 Walk-a-Thon was VIRTUAL this year and it was a huge success! We exceeded our goal and received $5,360 in donations.

The Walk-a-Thon is the AAC’s main fundraiser for classroom supplies; grants to every grade, specials, and special education; STEM items such as ChromeBooks, SmartBoards, and other equipment essential for successful remote learning. 

Thank you to everyone who donated -- students, teachers, staff, and family members! We appreciate each and every one of you. In what has been probably the most disrupted school year in generations, you all have shown why Garvy is the Pride of the Northwest Side!

Donations are always accepted. If you missed out on your chance to donate to the Walk-a-Thon, you can do so HERE.


The 2020-2021 Who Let the Dogs Out? Walk-a-Thon shirts are here!
2020-2021 WAT Shirts
Shirts will be distributed to classrooms for delivery to all students and staff who ordered shirts.
We have a very limited number of extra shirts in Child Small, Child Medium, Child Large, Adult Small, Adult Medium, Adult Large, and 2XL. If you need a different size OR missed out on ordering a shirt and want one, please email
Participate in Gift Card Fundraising!

The Adopt-a-Classroom Committee participates in gift card fundraising to raise funds for Garvy School without asking you for extra donations. Purchase a gift card and we earn a percentage directly from the brand at no additional cost to you.Use the RaiseRight app to make gift card ordering safe and easy for you and your family.  Text a download link to your phone at Garvy School’s Enrollment Code: 142ECLB256657

Shop on Amazon?

Link your account to Adopt-a-Classroom's Amazon Smile account. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to Garvy School.

Remember Market Day?
It’s back! Shop online and orders will be shipped to you directly via FedEx in an eco-friendly cooler and packed to ensure that products stay frozen for up to 8 hours after delivery. Search for John Garvy Elementary School and start shopping!
Join Us!
Did You Already Join the PTA?
That's great! The PTA is a wonderful way to work on activities that benefit the whole school and student body. Adopt-a-Classroom works on specific classroom needs and adding more technology resources for each student.
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