Financial Support

 

Financial Support

We are pleased that you are interested in making a difference in the lives of the students at Southwest Schools.  To donate, use our secure, online donations site  or mail checks to:

Southwest Schools
Attn: Donations
3333 Bering Drive
Houston, Texas  77057

*If donating by check, please include a completed “Tax Deductible Donations Form
so we may direct your funds appropriately.

Gift Matching

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer, and send it completed and signed with your gift. We will do the rest. The impact of your gift to Southwest Schools may be doubled!


Current Fundraising

Science & Math Kits/Manipulators
Purpose:  Visual representation of abstract thinking
Cost: $10,000

 
Libraries
Increase the number of library books, in both English and Spanish, for all campuses.
Purpose: Increase the reading ability of our students which would result in higher test scores.
Cost: $10,000

 
Mad Scientist Program
Hands-on with focus on science and engineering practice. Aligned to STEM objectives
Purpose: Expose our students to STEM at an early age thus, increasing interest and career path options in the science and engineering fields
Cost: $6,249 per semester (2 classes per week at both campuses)

 

5th Grade Overnight
An experience that helps the students gain a well-rounded understanding of current issues, environmental respect, history, and human relationships.
Purpose: Develop the whole child. Build character and expose our student to an opportunity they may never have.
Cost: $6,400 per night for 80 kids

 

STEM
PC Tablets for incoming 6th & 9th graders
Purpose: In-class use to allow for engaging web-based activities
Cost: $45,000 annually

 

Fitness
Sports Programs: Soccer, Volleyball, Flag Football, Cheerleading
Purpose: To develop leadership skills, improvement of academics, strengthen ability to work in a team environment, and improve overall health.  Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents in the past 30 years.
Cost: $25,000 Totals include registrations, uniforms, nutrition, and transportation

  • Soccer:  $15,000
  • Flag Football:  $3,000
  • Volleyball:  $4,000
  • Cheerleading:  $3,000