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PTO Shop and Give

PTO Shop and Give

The PTO offers many fundraising opportunities throughout the year on behalf of MCS. Families are encouraged to invite family and friends to shop using the links below to earn money for our school.


MCS has been set up as a charity on AmazonSmile, which is a special portal for shopping. Shopping through the portal is the same as shopping on, except the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases to your selected charity.

To select MCS as your AmazonSmile charity, login to your Amazon account through

Alternatively, you can login through and then select Montessori Community School from the list of available charities.

After that, make all your Amazon purchases through the site, and MCS will automatically get 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchasers. Make sure to bookmark! Share this link with the grandparents and other family members - everyone can shop Amazon and benefit our school.

Bella Bean Organics

Raise money for the MCS PTO by feeding your family locally sourced, healthy, organic food!  Sign up for Bella Bean Organics farmer’s market delivery service using our code PTAMCS-DURHAM and 10% of your purchases come back to our school!  Sign up at:

Box Tops for Education

MCS appreciates your efforts in raising money to support MCS and the PTO. Collect box tops from participating products and turn them in to MCS. For a list of participating products on the Box Tops website at If you have any questions, please contact the MCS Box Tops coordinator, Caroline Herbert, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Harris Teeter

It’s time to re-link your Harris Teeter VIC card, this needs to be done each fall. Our code is 2909. You can re-link at your local Harris Teeter at the Customer Service desk or do it online HERE.

Once linked, you will be earning money for MCS from Harris Teeter each time you purchase certain store brand products. It’s easy to do and helps us earn money for the school.

Plum Print

Create a treasured book of mini-masterpieces and support MCS PTO at the same time!

1.  Place a deposit on the Plum Print webpage:  A prepaid shipping box will arrive at your home.
2.  Drop the artwork in the box and use the prepaid label to safely ship creations right to Plum Print.
3.  After Plum Print professionally digitizes the artwork, you will receive a digital proof to approve, and the beautiful bound book is shipped directly to you (with the original artwork, if so desired).

Weaver Street Market

By using Weaver Street Market script cards, you can donate 5% of your purchases directly to the PTO. When shopping at Weaver Street Market, stop by the customer service desk and ask for a Montessori Community School pre-assigned script number. Give that number to the cashier to assign to your script card. PTO will receive a 5% donation from your total purchase.

Then, use this script card each time you shop at Weaver Street Market. Refill your script card as often as needed. The balance of your card will be shown on your receipt. Weaver Street Market will send this donation to the school on a quarterly basis.


MightyNest is a unique web site that provides you the ability to research, get advice and buy natural, organic and non-toxic products for your homes all in one place. All of the products they sell are free from known toxic ingredients such as: BPA, PVC, Phthalates, Lead, Melamine, Formaldehyde, Flame Retardants, Parabens, and more.

Sign up here to create an account and select MCS as your school, and MCS will get up to 15% of the purchase price of the orders: