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Meet the 2018-2019 Executive Committee!
Volunteer Opportunities
Accomplishments and Events
Easy and Quick Ways to Support AFA Every Day!

Welcome to the Al Fatih Academy
Parent Teacher Organization

 

What is the PTO?

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A group of parent volunteers, elected by the parents of students at Al Fatih Academy to help organize, plan, and execute ideas and events for school improvements and community building and to foster communication among the teachers/staff, parents, and students.


 

Meet Our PTO
2018-2019 Executive Team

 

Mahwish Hamlani
President

 

Bilal Zaman
Vice President

 

Ali Darab
Secretary

 

Abida Bhatti
Treasurer

 

Sherin Ashkar-Nayfeh
Volunteer Coordinator

 

Nila Amin
Communications

 

Imaney Siddiqui
Historian

 

Sabah Iqbal
Teacher Liaison

 


 

How You Can Help

Remember!
Ten volunteer hours are required per family every academic year.

The PTO is always looking for volunteers and feedback.
Reach us by emailing afapto@alfatih.org

Current Volunteer Opportunities:

 
Pizza Mondays volunteer needed to distribute pizzas on Monday 11 AM - 12 PM
 
Pick-up and Drop-off Assistance:
  • 2 (or more) volunteers needed each weekday morning (8:10-8:30am).
  • 3 (or more) volunteers needed each weekday afternoon (M-Th: 3:30-3:45pm, F: 1:30-1:45pm

Accomplishments and Upcoming Events

 

In the 2018-2019 school year,
our goal is to host 20 events and raise money
to purchase additional chromebooks for the students. 
 

Events include: 

Social:

Welcome Back Picnic,  Skate 4 AFA, Spring Social, End of the Year Celebration
Restaurant Nights: Chuck E Cheese, Elevation Burger, Launch Trampoline
Family-focused Events: Donuts with Dad, Tea with Grandparents, Muffins with Mom, Movie Night

Networking:

Paint Night, Top Golf Brunch

Outreach:

Monthly Volunteer Events at Embry Rucker Community Shelter  
Educational: Book Fair, Author Visit, STEM Night 
School-Focused Events: Teacher Appreciation Week
Fundraising: Ramadan Chocolates, Gift Baskets, and Eid Candy Bars

 

In 2017-2018 school year, the PTO hosted 15 events and raised over $3,000. The money was spent to purchase chromebooks, iPads, picnic tables, stage risers, and folding tables/chairs for the school.   


Easy and Quick Ways to Support AFA Everyday!

 

Be A Connector
https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/beaconnector

Box Tops of Education
  1. Snip the Box Tops and send them with your child to school.

  2. (Optional) Go to http://www.boxtops4education.com/couponsfor money-saving coupons to purchase Box Top participating products. (Al Fatih Academy ID #  955847)


Harris Teeter Together In Education
  1. Create a profile on http://www.harristeeter.com that will be associated to your VIC card. 

  2. Go to your profile and select "Together In Education".  Search for Al Fatih Academy and select it as your school.  (Al Fatih School ID: 6353)

Whenever you shop and buy HT brands a percentage of your purchase helps AFA. 

*Don't forget ALL VIC cards will need to be RE-LINKED each school year.   


AmazonSmile Foundation 
  1. Go to https://smile.amazon.com/and log into your Amazon account.
  2. Select Muslim Education Resource Counsel Inc as the organization to which you'd like to make donations.

The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases from amazon.com to Al Fatih Academy. 


Giant Bonus Bucks 
  1. Register your card on http://giantfood.com/aplus/register-cardby entering the first three letters of your last name and your 12 digit Giant card number.

  2. Select Al Fatih Academy as your school.  (Al Fatih Academy ID #  05594)

At the end of each month, the points earned are used in a calculation to determine Al Fatih Academy's cash total, which is then automatically credited to our school's account.


MightyNest

Use the link below to purchase goods directly from Mightynest and have 15% of proceeds go to AFA! Click here to start helping AFA.


GoodSearch 
  1. Search for Al Fatih Academy onhttp://www.goodsearch.com/choosecause and select it. (Al Fatih Academy ID: 855068)
  2. Sign up with your name, email address and a password.
  3. Go to http://www.goodsearch.com/goodshop to visit the online shopping mall and browse through thousands of partner stores, including top brands in clothing (i.e. Banana Republic), office supplies (i.e. Staples), gifts (i.e. Amazon) and more.
  4. Click through to the store and shop as you normally would. You pay nothing extra, but a portion of all qualifying purchases will go to the school.

100% of the donation amount displayed on merchant's Goodshop page will go to Al Fatih Academy! 


Office Depot

Make a purchase of qualifying school supplies, provide your school ID (Al Fatih Academy ID # 70203787) at checkout and your designated school will receive 5% back in credits for FREE supplies!


Network For Good 
  1. Create a profile onhttps://www.networkforgood.org/profile/login.aspx
  2. Use Network For Good to set up a one time or recurring donation to MUSLIM EDUCATION RESOURCE COUNSEL INC. (Al Fatih Academy).