• 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.


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    What is Purposity?

    • Purposity is a Website that links the 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.
      • Shoes
      • 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.