Donations & Fundraising

Spirit of Sunrise Fundraising Campaign


The Spirit of Sunrise (SOS) is the school’s annual fundraising campaign to support Sunrise Drive FFO, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Funds provide grants for all student field trips, Science Day, Artists-in-Residence, community garden, 5th Grade Legacy Project, Lego robotics kits, Raz Kids, Reflex Math, playground equipment, Spiders and Cider, grant requests, library books, and much more. The entire FFO budget comes from direct donations and we need your help!

Donate to SOS by clicking the buttons below or dropping a check payable to “Sunrise Drive FFO” in the FFO lock box in the Sunrise Office. The suggested donation is $50 per student, but any amount is appreciated. All donations are tax deductible. Individuals who donate $250 or more receive a letter for tax reporting.

Donate via MTK!   Donate via PayPal!

Tax Credits

Every Arizona taxpayer has the opportunity to give two hundred dollars ($200 individual/$400 joint) to CFSD instead of paying it in taxes. This is not just a deduction; it is a dollar-for-dollar tax credit so the amount reduces what you owe in state taxes. For details see the Tax Credits page.
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Mathathon is a huge fund-raising and education event where students have raised over $20,000 dollars. Check out the dedicated Mathathon page for more information!

Shop at Amazon!

Start your Amazon shopping from this link: to help SunriseFFO earn 4%-10% from your purchases (better rates than Amazon Smile)! Share the link with family and friends and their purchases will help Sunrise too.
Required disclaimer from Amazon: SunriseFFO is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to”

Dine Outs!

Dine outs are great opportunities to meet other Sunrise families while having dinner (or lunch). A portion of the proceeds from the restaurant is donated to benefit Sunrise. All the events will be listed on the calendar and announced in the monthly FFO Email Digest.

Box Tops for Education!

Do you remember cutting boxtops out? Well, things have changed. We are staying with the times and we need your help and support!
Follow these simple steps for Sunrise Box Tops:
Step 1) Download app
Step 2) Setup Profile
Step 3) Add Sunrise Drive Elementary in Tucson as your school to donate to.
Step 4) Shop & scan your receipts! Any eligible products will accumulate box top cash for Sunrise and you can see the results!
Note: Any physical box tops that you find on a box can still be clipped and sent to school, but most products no longer are printing the Box Top icon since the program has moved to the app system.
Instacart or online shopper? No problem! Just screenshot your digital receipt, go to “Contact Us” on app, and select “Submit Digital Receipt.” Then upload the screenshot(s) of your receipt.
Some of my favorite brands that earn $ for Sunrise:
PaperMate office & school supplies, Annie’s, Yoplait, Oui, Airborne, Betty Crocker, Old El Paso, Progresso, General Mills cereals, & Lysol.
Earn Bonus Box Tops at Costco, Walmart, Target & Dollar General – check app weekly to cash in!

Office Depot / Office Max!

Education Is The Foundation To A Brighter Future
Give 5% Back To Your School!
Simply make a purchase of qualifying school supplies and provide your school ID at checkout and your designated school will receive 5% back in credits for FREE supplies!
Sunrise Drive Elementary School ID: 70005159
Learn more at Give Back to Schools on the Office Depot / Max site.

CFSD Foundation

This is a separate, non-profit organization that is not part of the Sunrise FFO, but they contribute hugely to the education across the district and to Sunrise Drive teachers too.
The Catalina Foothills School District Foundation raises funds to support teaching positions and district-wide academic programs. Learn more at the Catalina Foothills School District (CFSD) Foundation site.