TOT4TOT

Turn Off Tech 4 Two On Tuesdays

HELP GIVE SCHOOL SUPPLIES & EDUCATIONAL TOYS TO TOTS IN NEED 

& RAISE FUNDS YOUR TOT'S SCHOOL TOO!

SCHOOLS 

Raise funds for your school while helping children turn off tech & turn on reading and more.

Plus, help give new educational toys to future students in need in your community.

AND SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR FUTURE / CURRENT CHILDREN OF YOUR SCHOOL!

Perfect fundraiser for tech obsessed preschool, elementary, middle, high school and college students. And adults too!


  • Hold monthly, bimonthy, quarterly, biyearly or yearly campaigns.
  • Individual school specific code generated for easy smartphone donations.
  • Online donation platform with link included.
  • Fully secure and completely private  “Pledge to Turn Off Tech & Give” smartphone platform.
  • Suggested monthly donation of $40.00 or $50.00 depending upon the amount of Tuesdays in the month (one new book for every tech free hour; two hours a day for four / five weeks for one month). Optional donation amounts also available ($1.00 to amount of donor’s choice).
  • 100% tax deductible as allowable by law.*
  • School receives 50% of the funds raised.*
  • Customized school fundraiser flyers with choice of optional month and hours stickers.
  • Customized hashtag for sharing student's alternate activities on social media.
  • Weekly email reminders of fundraiser after completion of donation with suggested alternate activities and links to First Library program.
  • Customized school participation/ donation totals flyers.

  • Free TOT4TOT school supplies mailed semiannually to future / current students of your school or the community of your choice (newborn to age one or newborn to age three options) with every $5.00 donation. TOT4TOT Registration Form required.




*Free Gifting program is administered locally by First Library®, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 

BENEFITS OF HAVING A TOT4TOT PLEDGE-A-THON

  1. School wide promotion of taking a break from technology and replacing it with good habits.
  2. Opens the discussion of overuse and over reliance of technology in children’s lives.
  3. New healthy habits replace unhealthy screen time.
  4. Your School receives 50% of the net proceeds.*
  5. Every child who is off technology for the month helps give another local child, many in need, school supplies or more a month for eight months. School supplies are delivered semiannually. 
  6. Teaches empathy and and charity for those less fortunate.
  7. Future / current students of the school receive free school supplies for every $5.00 raised.
  8. Creates the feeling of community and of a greater good for the children participating. 
  9. Ability to jointly share pictures and stories of the alternate activity afterwards on social media.
  10. AND MOST IMPORTANTLY, it stresses the importance of reading for enjoyment as an every day activity AND NOT A CHORE!
*Less return shipping fees.

CONTACT US

"PLEDGE TO TURN OFF TECH AND GIVE" SMARTPHONE PLATFORM

Text your ‘special school code’ to 443-21 and pledge to turn off tech 4 two (hours) on Tuesdays for a month.


Donations benefit local preschoolers aka future students in your (or your choice of) school district with the gift of free books monthly plus your school receives 50% of the net proceeds of every pledge.*


All donations are processed via the secure nonprofit “Text to Give” smartphone platform Give Lively (givelively.org).


Email [email protected] for details.

Include your School, Town, State and Zip Code in the subject line.


*One time $100.00 set up fee billed separately from TOT4TOT.

 

INSTRUCTIONS:

See below.

TURN OFF TECH & GIVE!

Plan your 'Turn Off Tech 4 Two On Tuesdays' fundraiser and  help give free books monthly to future students in your school too!

Turn Off Tech and Turn On Reading and More!

DONATE NOW!

SMARTPHONE DONATIONS

  • Text your zip code (or special code) to 443-21 (Give Lively page for First Library®).
  • Choose $5.00 monthly payment or $60.00 one time payment.
  • Click “❤️ Give in honor of someone” section.
  • Use "[email protected]" in the "Enter email address section".
  • Include Community Representative's Code (if necessary), Company Name and Child's Name in the “Add personalized message" section.
  • Click "Complete".
  • Sign Up for tax deductible receipt.
  • Complete payment options.
  • Submit payment for processing.
  • Transaction will appear on your statement as "First Library®". 


ONLINE DONATIONS

  • GiveLively.org page for First Library®. 
  • Choose a $5.00 monthly payment or $60.00 one time payment.
  • Click “❤️ Give in honor of someone” section.
  • Use "[email protected]" in the email address section.
  • Include Community Representative's Code, Company Name and Child's Name in the “Add personalized message" section.
  • Click "Complete".
  • Complete payment options.
  • Submit payment for processing.
  • Give Lively Foundation will issue a check to First Library®.
  • First Library® and Give Lively Foundation are registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.
  • Donations are a tax-deductible as allowable by law.