How to Help Our Students


Amazon Smile

Image result for Amazon smile logoAmazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to GBEF when you shop at Link your existing or new account here.

Fred Meyer Rewards

Image result for fred meyer rewards logoYou can help the Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card!  Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards card to GBEF at You can search for us by name or by our non-profit number: 83353. You continue to earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points and Rebates.

charity-connections-smallVehicle Donation

We partner with Charity Connections to accept cars, motorcycles, trucks, boats, travel trailers or commercial or fleet vehicles. All vehicles must have all of their components, but they don’t need to be running to be accepted. For more information, contact Charity Connection and select the Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation as the designated recipient of your donation. You receive the maximum tax deduction allowable by law.  For more information, contact the Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation or click here.

Memorial & Celebration Gifts

Memorial gifts provide a way to honor and remember a family member, friend, or educator who touched your life. All gifts will be acknowledged with a personalized thank you card.

Leaving a Legacy of Learning

Leaving a gift to the Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation at the time of your passing, often through a will or living trust allows you to leave a legacy of learning. You can also make a difference by designating  the Foundation as a successor beneficiary of a financial or retirement account, or life insurance policy. Contact Vicki Moen if you would like more information.

Matching Funds

Many companies provide matching funds for any donation you make to the Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation. When making a donation, check to see if your gift could do more by applying for matching fund from your employer.

This $5’s For You

This_5s For You | Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation“This $5’s For You” is a payroll deduction opportunity for all employees of the Gresham-Barlow School District. 100% of funds from “This $5’s For You” are directed to classrooom Innovation Grants supporting your fellow teachers while assuring that new technology, creative curriculum and great teaching methods are added to our classrooms. Contact the HR Department for more information


Volunteer extraordinaire Mary Grace Tisdale, helps stuff envelopes for the Reading Matters Phone-a-Thon.

Volunteer extraordinaire Mary Grace Tisdale helps stuff envelopes for the Reading Matters Phone-a-Thon.

The Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation loves its volunteers. If you would like to spend some time helping us bring great things to the classroom, contact us at 503-766-0008.