Thank you Mills Family!

It was a fun and entertaining evening - thank you for making it special!


MILLS MANIA ONLINE

Friday, March 5, 2021

With MCs David Cortez and Tiffany Wong

(Watch Mills Mania Now!)


The Annual Fund continues to gladly accept donations.


See how we get the word out in the community about the Annual Fund: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1PSv7rpm97Y3L-dsnCuswTGHGMEHOKw3S/view


Weathering the Pandemic Together


Welcome to the Mills Annual Fund - ONLINE! We have moved our fundraising campaign, "Weathering the Pandemic Together," to an online platform to make giving even easier! With a simple student registration process, you make your gift and we give credit (and prizes) to your student! You and your student can also reach out to family and friends for additional donations -- every donation makes a difference! Our student gifts and prizes are listed below, and you can check out our Updates page to see our growing list for raffle prizes!


What is the Mills Annual Fund? 

As many of you know, the school district’s annual operating budget allocation for Mills doesn’t fully cover the costs of all that Mills needs each year. The Mills Annual Fund was created to bridge that funding gap to ensure that we do all we can to support our kids’ learning experience. The Annual Fund supports a wide variety of school needs including Chromebooks, scientific calculators, science lab materials, teacher education, student counseling and clubs, just to name a few. 


Upgrades

This year, a year unlike any other, Mills also needs additional classroom technology and enhancements to meet the challenges of new online and hybrid learning models. Our school has 55 classrooms with varying degrees of technology-based needs such as new document cameras to display class materials, wall-mounted flat screen monitors, and improved network connections. Also needed are upgraded and improved WIFI and remote learning support for students, and subscriptions to eLearning tools and programs to allow teachers to better pivot between remote learning, hybrid learning, and in-person instruction.


We Need You

Your contribution, of any amount, will allow such technology to be purchased, directly improving your student's virtual and in-person classroom experience. Please help us reach our goal of $100,000 with your generous donation and by sharing the opportunity to contribute with family and friends.

Together we will reach this goal - together we will weather the storm! On behalf of Mills High School - THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!

FAQs

Your donation to the Mills Annual Fund goes directly into a general fund for Mills High School. The funds are overseen by the Mills Planning Committee (MPC), a group of Mills High School stakeholders (administrators, teachers, parent volunteers and student representatives) led by Principal Duszynski. The MPC establishes priorities for Annual Fund proceeds based on our school's annual programming and service needs. It reviews the annual funding requests and allocates funding for approved items.

Yes! The Viking Parent Group (the parent organization of the Mills PTO which organizes the Annual Fund Campaign each year) is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible and employer-match eligible. Tax ID #94-2353182. All donors are sent a confirming thank you letter for your tax records. 

Yes! Please let your employer know to match your gift!  Viking Parent Group (parent organization of Mills PTO & Mills Annual Fund) is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible and employer-match eligible. Tax ID #94-2353182. 

No problem! Continue through the donation prompts and enter your student's name. We will automatically register your student for you and they will get the credit for your donation! After you donate, this site will have your student's page available to send to friends and family so your student can be eligible for more prizes!  

We ask that your student register with their name and email so we can award prizes and give credit to students and classes that attain certain fundraising levels or goals. Students are encouraged to share their personal fundraising page with family and friends to increase their ability to reach a fundraising level or goal!


Directions to register, create, and share your fundraising page in just 2 minutes! 

  • Go to https://millsannualfund.dojiggy.io/millsannualfund and click the gold "Student Registration" button in the top right corner.

  • Click the red "Sign Up" button, select "one" free registration, and click "Check Out".

  • Select your 4th period class.
    Note: If you are enrolled in Independent Study or Middle College, select either option as your 4th period class.  

  • Enter your first name, last name, fundraising goal and grade. You may create a personalized fundraising link to share with your friends and family, and click “Save” to save your personalized link.

  • Click “Next” and click “Next” again.

  • You may create an account to log into and edit your page and set your password and click "Submit Registration".

When you register, you EARN 5 RAFFLE TICKETS INSTANTLY just for setting up and sharing your personal fundraising page

Yes! Register and follow the prompts to donate and select the option to pay by check. You will receive an electronic email receipt confirming your donation. Make your check payable to Mills Annual Fund and mail your check to:

Mills Annual Fund c/o Mills PTO

Mills High School

400 Murchinson Drive

Millbrae, CA 94030

For all donors at the $2000, $1000, $500 and $250 levels, their student will receive an email reminder after Mills Mania with instructions on when and where to pick up their gifting level prize(s). 

Prizes

Mills High School PTO (Vikings Parent Group)

Fund Raise for Mills High School

Gifting Level Prizes

$2000 Platinum Circle: The student of a Platinum Circle supporter receives a limited edition MHS surprise swag item, MHS t-shirt and a MHS sweatshirt.


$1000 Gold Circle: The student of a Gold Circle supporter receives a limited edition MHS surprise swag item, MHS t-shirt and a MHS sweatshirt.


$500 Suggested Annual Contribution per Student: The student of an Annual Contributor receives a limited edition MHS surprise swag item and a MHS t-shirt. 


$250 Supporters: The student of a Supporter receives a limited edition MHS surprise swag item.


Who We Are

The Mills High School PTO (Vikings Parent Group) a dedicated group of parent volunteers, teachers, and staff who work directly with Principal Duszynski & administration to support the needs of our school.  We are spearheading the Annual Fund campaign to provide much needed supplemental funding which directly benefits our students.

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Details

No goods or services were provided by the organization in return for the contribution. Viking Parent Group (parent organization of Mills PTO & Mills Annual Fund) is a 501(c)(3) organization. All donations are tax deductible and employer-match eligible. Tax ID #94-2353182.

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