April 21, 2017

How Going Green Can Save Your Organization Time and Money

Each year when Earth Day arrives on April 22nd, our staff members here at Peachjar burst into wild celebration! Why? Because eliminating paper waste not only protects our beautiful planet, but it makes our lives a whole lot easier too!...

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By Susan Le

Categories: Program Providers

April 19, 2017

How to 'Green' Your Classroom

In honor of Earth Day, Peachjar brings you a guest blog from writer, editor, and musicophile who's passionate about vegetarianism and sustainable eating - Lauren Pezzullo.  As an editor for Modernize, Lauren writes about energy-efficient living in the home. She's currently writing her debut novel....

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By Lauren Pezzullo

Categories: School Districts

April 05, 2017

Customer Spotlight: The Story of Micah's Backpack

This week, we are going to shine the spotlight on one of our partners, Micah's Backpack, an incredible organization that provides mobile food assistance to students of low-income households in the Blacksburg, VA area. As many of us already know, nutrition can have a significant impact on a child's academic performance and overall health. A child that goes hungry cannot focus due to the lack of proper nutrients that are ...

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By Susan Le

Categories: Program Providers

April 04, 2017

Give For-Profits a Chance!

Far too often we hear that school districts don't allow the distribution of materials from for-profits who offer beneficial programs in the community. The reason typically being that it's a board policy to only allow non-profits to distribute, and approval guidelines must abide by these rules. But more and more it seems that this is an outdated policy, set forth in some cases to limit the number of paper flyers going home ...

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By Rhea O'Connor

Categories: School Districts