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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.

February 2019

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.  

January 2019

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).

December 2018

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).

November 2018

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.

October 2018
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.

September 2018
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. 

August 2018
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. 

July 2018
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.

June 2018
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.

May  2018
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.

April 2018
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.

March 2018
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.

February 2018
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.

January 2018
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.

December 2017
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.

November 2017
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). 

October 2017
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.

September 2017
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.

August 2017
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.

July 2017
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)

May 2017
Ms. Mary Francis Lovelace donated 1 Yamaha Portatone PRS-E403 Keyboard & 1 Technics SX-KN1000 Keyboard (estimated value $500) to Middle School Music Department

The Eggert Road Elementary PTO donated up to $9,500 to pay for the expenses associated with bus transportation for the K-5 field trips at Eggert Road for the 2016-17 school year, $1,860 to pay for half the cost for the School-wide Earth Sprit Assembly and two scoreboards for the gym (valued at $349.99) to Eggert Road Elementary.

Several community members made donations for a total of $500 to support ArtSplash. 
   Orchard Park Teachers Association - $100
   Orchard Park School Related Professionals Association - $25
   Buffalo  Bills - $25
   Frani Evedon - $25
   Great Erie Federal Credit Union - $25
   Ingalls Site Development - $50
   Louie's - $25
   Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center - $25
   Dr. & Mrs. Charles Stoddart -$50
   The Legend Group - $150

April 2017
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $4,309.92 to the district for the purchase of an R4 Instructional Materials Program Renewal for Offensive Football Positions - Football Program, a Breakmaster Device used to chart greens with degrees of slope and how to calculate the break for the Golf Team and Pole Vault Poles & Trainer Equipment for the Boys & Girls Varsity Track and Field Program. 

The Middle School PTO donated $2,511.43 to pay for the expenses associated with transportation for a 7th grade field trip to Regal Cinemas to see the movie Hidden Figures, the expenses associated with bus transportation for an 8th grade Quantum base field trip to the Buffalo City Court House and the expenses associated with transportation for an 8th grade Eclipse base field trip to see a Shakespeare play at the Theater of Youth.

The South Davis Elementary PTO donated up to $5,476 to pay for grades K-5 in-school programming & field trips for the 2016-17 school year and purchase playground equipment and beatification initiatives.

The Ellicott Elementary PTO donated up to $25,000 to pay for the purchase and installation of an Outdoor Digital Marquee Sign Board. 

March 2017
The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $80 to pay for scrimmages for Boys Ice Hockey and Girls Varsity Lacrosse.

The Ellicott Elementary PTO donated $3,229.32 to purchase seat/chairs for the art room ($1,443.96), playground balls for classrooms ($400), an HD video camera for ELTV ($385.36) and library books ($1,000). 

The Windom PTO donated up to $3,500 to fund the expenses associated with bus transportation for the K-5 field trips at Windom Elementary for the 2016-17 school year.

February 2017
Chipotle Grill, Inc. donated $305.18 to be used to purchase warm-up jackets for the cheerleading program.

ADPRO Sports donated $125 to be used to purchase a head-set for the QTV program.

Anonymous donation(s) in total of $100 to establish a scholarship in the name Mr. Richard H. Herko.  The scholarship will be awarded to an Orchard Park High School student who will be majoring in a program related to social studies and/or economics.  

January 2017
Zoup! donated $200 to the district to cover the cost to purchase trophies for the Girls Varsity Basketball Tournament.

The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $1,034 to pay for the cost of  the renewal of the Glazier Clinics online pass for football coaches at all levels and to cover the cost of the registration for up to five coaches to attend the NYSHSFCA 2017 Football Clinics in Syracuse.

December 2016
Friends of the Orchard Park Public Library donated $100 to the Ellicott Elementary to use to purchase new materials and books.

Mr. Freilicher donated $140 to the Athletic Department to pay for Boys Varsity and JV Basketball Team scrimmages.

Mr. Winiewicz donated a Hoist Leg Press Machine (valued at $1,200) for the Middle School weight room.

The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $429 to pay for the cost of Mr. Graffeo’s (Girls Varsity Soccer Coach) registration fee for the NSCAA Convention.

November 2016
Under Armor donated two pairs of boys basketball sneakers, valued at $250, to the athletic department.

The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $719 to cover the cost of officials for the Boys & Girls Varsity Basketball Scrimmages and the cost of the Boys Volleyball Coach to attend the American Volleyball Coaches Association Coaching Clinic.  

An anonymous community member donated $58.53 to the district to cover the transportation cost for the Modified Cross Country Teams end of the year celebration.

The Ellicott Elementary PTO donated up to $4,000 to the district to cover the transportation cost for the 2016-17 student field trips at Ellicott Elementary.

The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $1,000 to help fund the cost associated with a speaker on mental health from Rachel's Challenge for Eggert Road and South Davis Elementary students.

43 North donated $230 to the district to cover the transportation cost associated with the high school business students attending the 43 North Finals. 

October 2016
Dr. Iqbal donated $485 to fund the  high school extra-curricular club's Medical Career Interest Group advisor stipend for the 2016-17 school year.

Lifetouch Yearbooks donated up to $7,931 to cover the cost of the elementary yearbook advisor stipends for the 2016-17 school year.

The Erie County Agricultural Society donated $200 to cover the cost of transporting Eggert Road Elementary 3rd grade students to the "From Farm to Table" program at the Erie County Fairgrounds.

September 2016
Mr. & Mrs. Strybel donated $448.79 for the purchase of OP Logos and a Memorial Logo for football helmets.

The Quaker Athletic Booster club donated $4,129.66 for the Athletic Department to pay for filming costs associated with away varsity football games and to fund the varsity club advisor stipend for the 2016-17 school year. 

August 2016
The South Davis Elementary Parent Teacher Organization donated $6,289.16 to pay for teach grant proposals and equipment for South Davis elementary students. 

The Quaker Athletic Booster Club donated $1,029 to the district to purchase OPHS Championship Banners, pay for officials for Boys Varsity Soccer Scrimmages and for varsity Field Hockey scrimmages and the purchase of incline mats for the Cheerleading program.

July 2016
Ms. Mclaughlin and community members donated $2,194 to fund the first year cost of a Modified Cheerleading program.

The Orchard Park Foundation for Academic Excellence donated $767.16 to fund the purchase of supplies needed for the Art & English Handmade Journals for high school students.

Mr. Kolodziejczak donated a Canon Video Camera to the High School QTV Media Productions program.