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Ways to Give

It’s no surprise that public schools throughout our state and nation are underfunded.  Despite the exemplary financial management of The Expedition School, we still have many needs, hopes, and dreams for our students and school that require additional funding. As we work to find and fund a permanent space, as well as provide special treats to our dedicated staff and students, contributing financially to The Expedition School is an investment in the education of our K-8 students, in an innovative approach to education, in the community at large, and in the future of our state. Remember that all donations to The Expedition School are tax deductible!



General or Designated Donation

Donations can also be made online by clicking the "DONATE" link below. (Please note that PayPal will take 2.90% of your donation in fees.)

Donate here


Specific Fundraiser (Notate which fundraiser you are contributing to when making payment - click button below)


Checks can be made out to The Expedition School and mailed to The Expedition School, ℅ Kendall Cook, 437 Dimmocks Mill Rd., Ste. 33, Hillsborough, NC 27278. You can either donate to the general school fund, or specify which area of need you would like your funds to be allocated to. If you would like to make a donation in honor of someone, contact Kendall Cook at to arrange for a card to be mailed to your honoree with notice of your gift.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees to the school. Please check with your Human Resources department to find out if your company has a matching gift policy. (Many companies also match gifts made by retirees.) Please initiate a matching gift claim following your company’s procedures to maximize your generous donation and impact on The Expedition School! 

Stock Gifts

Stocks, bonds or any other securities can be transferred as gifts to The Expedition School. Giving the gift of stock not only has obvious benefits for our school and students, but it also has benefits for the giver. If the stock has appreciated in value, the holder can avoid paying capital gains tax. Additionally, if you donate appreciated stocks that you’ve held for more than a year you can usually take a tax deduction for the full fair market value of the stocks, up to 50% of your adjusted gross income for that year. Contact Kendall Cook at [email protected] for more information. 

From Your Cart to Our Classrooms

There are numerous programs that will allow you to earn money for The Expedition School every time you shop! Even if the amount or percentage seems small to you, the final amount adds up to thousands of dollars when everyone participates! Many of these programs start over each year, so make sure you not only designate The Expedition School as your “school of choice,” but make sure you do so at the start of each school year. Ask relatives and friends to link up, too!

  • Harris Teeter VIC: Link your VIC loyalty card to the school.  Use zip code 2728, with the school code 2710.  Cards must be relinked every year!
  • Minted: Use the code FUNDRAISEEXPEDITION to get 20% off all Minted items, excluding fine art prints and marketplace items. 15% of the net sales from each purchase will be donated back to TES at the end of the year. 
  • Weaver Street Market:  Purchase a rechargeable School Scrip Card and request to link it to school #251. Use this Scrip/Gift Card each time you shop at any Weaver Street Market and the school gets 5% of your purchase.
  • Food Lion:  Link your MVP card at
  • Box Tops for Education:  No more clipping. No more sending Box Tops to school. All you need is your phone! Download the ALL-NEW Box Tops app, shop as you normally would, then simply scan your store receipts to find participating products. The app will automatically credit your school’s Box Tops earnings online. Twice a year, the school will receive a check!
  • Mabel's Labels: Mabel’s Labels are personalized, durable, waterproof labels. They are great for everything from shoes, clothing tags, water bottles and backpacks. You can customize them with your name and a design, and they are dishwasher, laundry and microwave safe. To support our fundraiser, visit and select THE EXPEDITION SCHOOL.  You can pick out whatever labels or products you want, and it will ship for free directly to your house!