Donations to the District
Information on Making a Donation
We are very dedicated as a district and a community to helping our students achieve their fullest potential; develop critical thinking, creativity and character; become healthy, lifelong learners; and be responsible and contributing members of an ever-changing and global society.
With the continued reduction in State Aid and the Tax Cap in place, district resources are stretched thin. Many community members have inquired about the process involved in making a donation to the district. The Board of Education has established a policy to accept donations to the district. Please read the information below and if you would like to make a donation to the district, please contact the Business Office at 209-6209 or the Superintendent’s Office at 209-6280 for more information. To access our Donation Form, please click on the link above for the form.
The Orchard Park Central School District may accept bequest or gifts of money or property on behalf of district. In accordance with District Policy 5230.
Below is a list of recent donations to the district.
The Friends of the Orchard Park Library donated $100 for the purchase of books and other materials for the South Davis Elementary Library.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated equipment and other items for the rifle team (valued at $3,238.50) and training aids for the JV and varsity baseball program (valued at $420)
Ms. Savage donated books, valued at $70, for Windom Elementary.
The Orchard Park Middle School PTO donated several items to create a calming atmosphere in the counseling center (valued at $300) and the funding for the purchase of two Hefty blue been bag chairs for the counseling center ($199).
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated the funding for the filming stipend and travel expenses for the football program ($2,586.17), two soft safety helmets for cheerleading stunting for the modified program (valued at $160), funding for United Soccer Coaches Conference in Baltimore for varsity, JV and modified girls soccer coaches ($395), funding for payment of scrimmage officials for girls varsity basketball ($80) and officials (paid) for a boys varsity basketball scrimmage ($75).
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated the funding for the winter cheerleading program, payment for several coaching clinic registrations, a vinyl long and triple jump pit cover, an iPad and case for the football program, face off shafts and face off heads for lacrosse and program and payment for officials for a girl’s lacrosse scrimmage. Total value of donation is $5,809.60.|
South Davis PTO donated half of the book fair earnings, $536.73, to the South Davis Library.
The Erie County Agricultural Society donated $200 to cover the cost of transportation for Eggert Road grade 3 student to attend the Farm to Table program.|
The High School PTO donated $113.56 for the purchase of materials to make literature inspired buttons.
Mr. Thomas donated a small kiln, valued at $1,000 to the high school art department.
Jar Systems, LLC, donated a universal charging USB-C dock, valued at $895 for use in elementary classrooms.
Millington Lockwood Business Interiors donated ten cabinets and two bookcases to the middle school for storage for the art department.
Canisius College donated $303.68 to the high school to fund a field trip for the Pre-Med Club.
Master Khechen’s Martial Arts Academy donated $155 to Windom for the purchase of instructional materials.
Eggert Road PTO donated up to $10,390 to fund field trip transportation and scholastic weekly reader’s subscriptions for kindergarten and grade 2 for the 2019-20 school year.
Ms. Licursi donated $280 for the boy’s hockey team.
Ellicott Elementary PTO donated up to $7,000 to pay for transportation costs associated with field trips for the 2019-20 school year.
South Davis PTO donated up to $8,400 for transportation costs associated with field trips for the 2019-20 school year.
Windom PTO donated up to $3,500 for transportation costs associated with field trips for the 2019-20 school year.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $80 for the cost for officials for a boy’s varsity basketball scrimmage, a wrestling mat hoist kit and spotlight lamp (valued at $2,230), $120 for the registration for the cheerleading coaches' to attend a clinic, an end zone camera system upgrade (valued at $700), a sideline water device (valued at $550) and wristbands for the varsity football team (valued at $200).
The Orchard Park Music donated $500 toward the purchase of cellos, bass, bows, strings and bags for the music department.
The Buffalo Turf Company, LLC, donated approximately $30,000 worth of rubber/sand infill for our turf field.
South Davis PTO donated $8,248.39 for teacher grants for the purchase of requested items for classrooms. Some of the requests are for reading materials, easels, whiteboards, a mobile learning center, classroom furniture and flexible seating.
The Middle School PTO donated up to $7,000 to cover expenses associated with middle school student field trip transportation for the 2019-20 school year.
The Middle School PTO donated $6,125.86 for teacher grants for the purchase of request items for classrooms. Some of the requests are for books, supplies, and a VEX Robotics Kit for the middle school technology classes.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $3,384 for the purchase of a SWIVL Robot to be used at the elementary schools for instructional coaching and professional development.
Robert Basil Buick/GMC/Cadillac donated is a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu Sedan, valued at $2,000, to the high school for use in the auto and engine classes.
Ellicott PTO donated $12,947.39 for the purchase of student library books and furniture for the library.
The Orchard Park Rotary Club donated $500 to be used to provide breakfast for the students in the School in the Sun program.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $410 for the registration of coaches in USA Track & Field Training Level One Program.
Joseph’s Violin Shop donated five student violin outfits, one 4/4 cell and bow and several violin and cello accessories (valued at $750).
Eggert Elementary PTO donated of up to $10,000 to cover the expenses associated with K-5 field trips at Eggert Elementary for the 2018-19 school year.
South Davis Elementary PTO donated $562 for the purchase of library resources for the South Davis library.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $86 for the cost of officials for a varsity baseball scrimmage, $80 for the cost of officials for varsity girls soccer scrimmage, and a Sony HD video camera w/tripod for field hockey & girls lacrosse teams (valued at $457).
Ms. Laura Piccillo donated books (valued at $400) to the Eggert Library.
Albright Knox & BC/BS of WNY donated $280 for a field trip transportation to the Albright Knox Art Gallery for all 3rd Grade students at Windom Elementary.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $80 to pay for the officials for a varsity softball scrimmage.
The Buffalo Bills donated several pieces of used weight room equipment (valued at $30,000) to the high school and middle school weight rooms.
Ellicott Elementary PTO of 14 books to be donated 14 books (valued at $240) to the Ellicott Elementary Library.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence of donated $1,500 to be used toward the purchase of a Book Vending Machine for use as a reward for students getting caught being kind at Windom Elementary.
Mr. McNally donated $300 to be used by the Ellicott Elementary Physical Department
SUNY Erie Community College donated $287 to the district to pay for transportation for high school business laws students to “Law Day.”
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation donated up to $950 for the High School Varsity Club field trip to the Niagara Falls State Park and up to $2,000 for the Ellicott Elementary 4th grade students field trip to Old Fort Niagara.
Windom PTO donated 1 Epson DC-13 document camera for the Windom Elementary art room (valued at $542.66) and $1,300 toward the purchase of new sound system/equipment to be used for the musical, assemblies and other activities at Windom Elementary.
The Quaker Athletic Booster donated the payment for registration for 2 girls’ soccer coaches to attend the USA Soccer Coaches Clinic ($365), the payment for registration for 5 football coaches to attend a football coaches’ clinic ($400), the registration membership to Offensive Line Performance videos, articles and other training resources (valued at $180), the payment for home girls’ varsity lacrosse scrimmage on March 18th ($80) and $2,850 for the purchase of EZ Flex wrestling mats, white competitions circle & interlocking “OP” to the district.
The Orchard Park Music Boosters donated $500 purchase of new sound system/equipment to be used for the musical, assemblies and other activities for Windom Elementary.
The YMCA donated fitness equipment (valued at $13,538.64) for the high school and middle school weight rooms. |
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $142.50 to the district for the registration for two softball coaches to attend a softball coaches conference.
Schwebel's Baking Company donated $100 to the district as part of their School Spirit Schwebel's Gives Back Program and Orchard Park placed 10th.
The Orchard Park High School PTO donated 4 thermoplastic coated steel square picnic tables for a new outdoor learning space (valued at $4,508.80).
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated baseball training aides (valued at $1,250), a Torch Lane Targeting light system for boys and girls bowling (valued at $895.59) and portable pull-up and push bars (valued at $641) to the athletic department.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence Donation donated $560 to the high school science department for the transportation and the entrance fee for the student high school science department field trip to the Science Exploration Day at UB on March 20th.
Friends of Orchard Park Public Library donated $100 for the purchase of books and other materials for the South Davis Library.
Master Chong's Tae Kwon Do donated $740 to the Ellicott Elementary physical education department.
The South Davis Elementary PTO donated up to $4,937.50 to pay for the expenses associated with transportation for field trips or in-school programming for the 2018-19 school year and $437.50 for the purchase of books for the South Davis Library.
The Middle School PTO donated up to $4,000 to pay for the expenses associated with field trip transportation for the 2018-19 school year. They also donated a popcorn machine for middle school clubs and activity groups (valued at $1,000) and a Q Ball w/microphone to encourage student participation for the Mariner Base (valued at $200).
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $240 for the payment of officials for scrimmages for boy’s basketball, girl’s basketball, and boy’s federation ice hockey.
The Orchard Park Rotary Club donated $4,000 for the purchase of aeronautics & land robotics equipment for the high school technology department.
Unyts donated $280 to the district for the transportation cost for the High School Unyts Donate Life Club Summit field trip to Daemen College.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $990 for the transportation expenses for the High School Outreach Club field trips.
Kids Escaping Drugs donated $162.92 for the transportation expenses for high and middle school students to attend the Kids Escaping Drugs Leadership Summit.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $1,859.74 for the purchase of flexible seating for a pilot program in 3rd grade at Windom Elementary.
The Erie County Agricultural Society donated $200 toward the transportation costs for the Farm to Table field trip for Eggert Elementary 3rd grade students.
43 North donated $576 toward the cost of transportation for high school business students to attend the 43 North qualifying round.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated the advisor instruction fees for National Cheerlead Association Camp for the Modified Cheerleading program (valued at $118).
The Independent Health Foundation donated $250 toward the purchase of fitness equipment and supplies for Ellicott Elementary.
Windom Elementary PTO donated up to $3,500 to pay for the field trip transportation expenses for Windom Elementary students for the 2018-19 school year.
Ellicott Elementary PTO donated up to $7,000 to fund the transportation for K-5 field trips for 2018-19 school year.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated a Blast baseball swing analyzer for baseball and softball program ($290), 2 Air Track tumbling matt for the cheerleading program ($520), Additional cables for the end zone camera at turf field ($95.83) and $299 for the purchase of a Joe Daniel Football membership for football coaches.
Bank of American Charitable Foundation donated $250, matching a OPCSD staff donation, to the district for the purchase of playground equipment for Windom Elementary.
Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $2,196.98 to the athletic department will cover the following: stipend for filming all modified, freshman, JV and varsity football games and the payment for bus driver meals from Louchs Games in White Plans NY.
Erie County Agricultural Society donated $104.13 for the transportation cost for South Davis 2nd grade students to attend the “Farm to Table’ program at the Agricultural Center.
NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation donated $1,625.98 for the Transportation cost for a field trip to Allegany State Park on April 20, 2018 for Ellicott 5th grade students ($998.18) and Transportation costs for a field trip to Old Ford Niagara on May 17, 2018 for Ellicott 4th grade students ($627.80)
Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $2,551 to pay for scrimmage officials fees for boy’s varsity soccer & girl’s varsity field hockey and the modified cheerleading winter program.
South Davis Elementary PTO donated $6,972.75 for teacher grant proposal requests to support initiatives and equipment purchases at South Davis.
Windom PTO donated $9,287 for the purchase of two pieces of playground equipment for the Windom Elementary playground.
Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $4,370 pay for the scrimmage official fees for boys varsity football, the purchase of equipment for middle school fitness center and the coaching clinic registration for a girls’ soccer coach and a boys’ volleyball coach at University of Chicago.
Independent Health Foundation donated $1,000 toward the purchase of fitness equipment for Windom Elementary.
Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $2,286.63 for the Loucks Games Track registration cost for boys track, payment for transportation expenses to Loucks games in White Plains, NY and the registration fee for cheerleading coaches to attend Cheerleading Coaches Conference in Utica, NY.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $7,778 from the purchase of two 3-D printers and one laser cuter for the middle school.
NYS Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation donated a grant of up to $1,000 to cover the cost of a student field trip to Knox Farm State Park.
Mr. Bisesi donated a drum kit (valued at $500) to the music department for use by district students.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated in total $7,894.49 to the athletic program. The donations include a baseball pitching machine for the baseball program ($2,799.00 value), sideline headsets for the football program ($2,887.50 value), renewal of X & 0 Labs online membership & Joe Daniel Football Insiders ($207.99 value) and Sahlen's field rental for boys & girls lacrosse, softball and baseball ($2,000).
Dr. Iqbal donated $533 to the high school to fund the Medical Career Interest Group Advisor Club stipend for the 2017-18 school year.
Mr. McNally donated $300 to Ellicott Elementary for the purchase of physical education equipment.
New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation donated/granted $400 to the district for the transportation cost for a field trip for the Orchard Park High School Varsity Club to Niagara Falls State Park and a guided tour.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated three pole vault poles for the high school track and field program (estimated value $1,638.90) and they donated $80 to pay for the costs associated with a boy’s ice hockey scrimmage.
Erie 2 BOCES School Library System donated $600 to the High School Book Club to cover transportation expenses to the Teen Book Festival at Nazareth College in Rochester on Saturday May 19th.
Erie Community College donated $235 to the High School Business department to pay for the transportation costs associated with "Law Day" field trip for the Advanced Studies Business Law students.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $330 to the district for the purchase of a USA Hockey Level 4 Coaching Clinic for Boys Ice Hockey Coach Josh Dannecker ($250) and to pay for the costs associated with a Girls Varsity Lacrosse Scrimmage ($80)
The Greenwood Group donated $700 to the district to be used as determined by the boy’s varsity swim coach and the athletic director for any team purchase.
Adpro Sports donated an Aurora Box 2.0 (Desktop companion that keeps time, plays music and syncs with phone or computer) valued at $88.
The Middle School PTO donated $835.65 to pay for the transportation for the 8th grade field trip to see “The Lion King” at Shea’s Performing Arts Center.
The Niagara Falls National Heritage Area, Inc. donated $200 for the transportation cost of a field trip to the New York Power Authority Power Vista for Mr. Quain’s high school technology class.
Parents of Wresting Students donated $300 to the district to pay for the registration fee for the Varsity Wrestling Tournament at Williamsville North High School on January 13, 2018.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club would like to donate Bowling Training Aides valued at $399 for the Boys & Girls Varsity Bowling teams.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $365 to be used towards the registration cost of 1 girl’s soccer coach to attend the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Convention in Philadelphia.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $2,000 for the purchase of a String Orchestra composition by Brian Balmages.
The Orchard Park Middle School PTO donated up to $5,863.71 to pay for the expenses associated with bus transportation for the 7th grade field trip to see “the Outsides” play at Cardinal O’Hara High School ($1,264.20), the expenses associated with bus transportation for the 8th grade Quantum base field trip to the Buffalo City Court ($599.51) and the expenses associated with bus transportation for the remaining field trips for the 2017-18 grades 6-8 (up to $4,000).
The Niagara County Community College donated $299 toward the transportation cost for Tech Wars for Mr. Zintech’s students.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $377.65 toward the cost of additional filming costs associated with the OPHS Football program.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $280 to pay for the registration or 2 coaches in the Orchard Park Wrestling program to attend the 2017 Edinboro coaches clinic and to cover the cost of officials for a girls varsity basketball scrimmage.
Parents from Orchard Park Wrestling donated 2 Apple iPads, 1 Tripod for the iPads, 1 Trakwrestling Stat Program and 1 speaker to the wrestling program (value of all donations $1,448.17)
The Eggert Road Elementary Parent Teacher Organization up to $10,500 to cover the cost of bus transportation for K-5 Eggert Road field trips for the 2017-18 school year.
The South Davis Elementary Parent Teacher Organization donated up to $4,500 to pay for bus transportation for K-5 field trip at South Davis elementary and up to $1,600 to purchase library book for the South Davis elementary library.
The Orchard Park Rotary Club donated $4,000 toward the cost of a Boss Laster Cutter/Engraver for the high school.
The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $12,198.42 to be used toward the purchase of a Boss Cuter/Engraver for the high school ($7,641.42), purchase of materials for Mr. Bindigs English 9 and grade 12 creative writing classes ($433), payment for a portion of the cost of the Rachel’s Challenge program for all elementary buildings ($3,000) and payment for phase 1 of the Windom Elementary Library READesign ($1,124).
The Erie County Agricultural Society donated $200 to Eggert Elementary to be used toward the transportation to the fairgrounds for the Annual "Farm to Table" Program.
Windom Elementary PTO donated $3,500 to pay for the field trip transportation expenses for Windom Elementary students for the 2017-18 school year.
Erie Community College donated $195 to the high school technology department to pay for the student field trip transportation costs associated with the Construction Career Days at ECC. |
43 North donated $460 to the High School Business Department to be used for transportation to the 43 North Finals at Shea's on October 5, 2017.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $1,300 to the district to pay for the stipend and mileage for filming home and away varsity football games and for home JV and modified football games.
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $2,391 will be used to pay for the coaching stipend for the modified cheerleading program during the 2017-18 winter season
The Hamilton Tiger Cats, from the Canadian Football League, donated $1,000 to the Orchard Park athletic program to pay for transportation cost for away scrimmages and to purchase football helmets.
The Ellicott PTO donated up to $31,127 for the purchase and installation on an outdoor digital marquee sign board.
The Ellicott PTO donated up to $7,000 to fund the transportation for K-5 field trips for 2017-18 school year.
The South Davis PTO donated $992.67 for the purchase of miscellaneous library books for the South Davis Elementary library.
The Orchard Park Foundation of Academic Excellence donated $1,553.50 to the middle school physical education departemnt for the purchase Fitness for Life equipment.
The Strybel family donated helmet decals and goal post flags to the football program (valued at $480).
Ms. Nobel donated a convection oven stove (valued $700), a microwave oven (valued at $200) and a dishwasher (valued at $200) to the Orchard Park Middle School
Friends of OPHS Cheerleading donated $2,391 to the Orchard Park Athletic department to fund the Modified Cheerleading Program for the 2017-18 school year.
The Quaker Marching Band Booster Club donated $7,526.22 to the music department for the purchase a Toro Workman GTX Gas Utility Vehicle.
The High School PTO donated five round tables from IKEA for the high School Library (valued at $654) to the high school library.
The Quaker Athletic boosters donated $5,979 to the district for the purchase of a HUDL Renewal (film breakdown program for football, girls & boys basketball, girls soccer & boys lacrosse), a HUDL Assist (in depth film breakdown for varsity & jv football, girls basketball & girls varsity soccer, Lacrosse Goal Targets for girls lacrosse and payment for the cost of
Officials for girls varsity field hockey scrimmage.
The Middle School PTO donated $2,835.85 to pay for the expenses associated with bus transportation for field trips in 2016-17.
The South Davis PTO donated $7,678.51 for grades K-5 teacher grant proposals to support program initiatives and equipment purchases. They also donated a Buddy Bench for the playground to assist with the character education and anti-bullying programs (valued at $748.79)