How You Can Help Our Students
Our students at Rocky have many different needs. We use Purposity, which allows anyone to purchase specific needs for our students. You will receive a receipt for tax purposes as well! Please see below for more information.
GO TO WWW.PURPOSITY.COM TO SIGN UP!
What is Purposity?
- Purposity is a Website that links needs of students with potential donors.
- Purposity is the belief that mankind finds purpose through generosity.
How does Purposity Work?
- Create an account on www.purposity.com and subscribe to west ada.
- Once you register as a Purposity user you will get a text once a week with a link to Student needs in West Ada School District.
- Click on the link and read the story of the individual student.
- Decide if you want to help with this need.
- If Yes, you will click on “purchase now” and will be taken to the Amazon site to make the Purchase.
What Kinds of Needs will be posted to Purposity?
- Individual student needs. All requests will be under $250.
- Clothing items
- Sports equipment
- shoes for sports
- Parenting Teens need for diapers, or other baby items
- Graphing calculator
All requests for assistance will be vetted through West Ada School Social Workers.
- Common questions:
- Purposity does not charge people to participate.
- Purposity is a non-profit and does not receive funding from Amazon or any other portion of purchases made through the system.
- private donors fund the purposity Website and System.
- All purchases made through purposity are tax deductible
- For more information and FAQ’s go to purposity.com
What other groups help students in West Ada?
- Project Kids is able to fund items over $250. Project kids also can help homeless families with Emergency food, household items, small amounts of rent or deposit $, outstanding utility bills, etc.
- Bridging the Gap, West Ada Education Foundation can also fund items for individual students such as Pay to Play Fees, rental fees for instruments, etc.
- Point S (BruneEl Tire Factory) sponsors a Coat Drive in November and December.
- Kiwanis Club of Meridian and Eagle sponsor a school supply Drive in August.
- Assistance League of Boise provide clothing for elementary age Students through Operation School Bell. They also provide school supplies to k-8 schools through Operations School Supplies. Finally, they provide Teen Sized Clothing for students in middle school in January.
- The Closet, provides gently used teen sized clothing. Students call for individual appointments.
- Meridian Food Bank provides week-end Backpack food for students during the school year.
How is Purposity different than….
- Purposity is another way for West Ada School Social Workers and School Counselors to meet the needs of students. The items that will be funded through purposity will be less than $250 and purchased on Amazon.Com.