Friday, January 28, 2011

Fairburn Elementary School Parents Know How To Put The 'Fun' In Fundraising

By Dupè Aleru

    Fairburn parents are putting the “fun” in fundraising with its online auction to benefit their local elementary school, Fairburn Elementary, due to the decline in state funding for public elementary schools across the state.
    The online auction will run from March 20 to April 3 on
    Items listed for auction will include upscale hotel and spa getaways, meals at some of Los Angeles' most popular restaurants, tickets to various sporting events,  exclusive entertainment experiences, gift certificates for classes and services and much more. 
    All proceeds will assist Fairburn School in paying for  art, music, hands-on science and physical education equipment and activities, nursing, teacher’s aides and campus renovations. 
    “With support and donations from faculty, parents, local businesses and the neighboring community, we will be able to endow hundreds of students with the type of education all children deserve,” said parent Jennifer Drebin, running the auction’s Donations Committee. 
    There is still time. Donations are currently being accepted and online sponsorship opportunities are available. All contributions are tax-deductible and auction volunteers are available to pick up items. 
    To donate, contact Jen Drebin at and to advertise on the auction site, contact Janel Ablon  at 
    For more information or to download donation forms, visit Fairburn Online Auction on Facebook.

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