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2018-2019 School Year Impact

Starting a new school year is often an exciting time. New classes, new friends, new experiences. Yet, in the 2018-2019 school year, more than 240,000 of students in Central Florida came from families that couldn’t afford lunch – let alone new school supplies for the year. Unfortunately, we see this number increase each year as…

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Now Hiring: Communications & Graphic Design Intern

Communications & Graphic Design Intern Role Description A Gift For Teaching (AGFT) is an award-winning non-profit organization that serves public school teachers and their students in need in Orange and Osceola counties. Creativity and teamwork are greatly valued, as everyone on staff plays an important role at AGFT. Visit us at www.AGiftForTeaching.org. Job Title: Communications…

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Teacher Appreciation Week 2019

A Gift For Teaching LOVES our teachers! We’re excited to share some special fun and treats while you shop in our Free Store during Teacher Appreciation Week – May 7th, 8th, 9th, and 11th. Come in to enjoy fun snacks, special offerings from American College of Education and Track Shack as well as a chance…

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First Book Event

Save the Date for FREE books: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Thanks to our amazing friends at Disney and First Book, Central Florida area educators and families are invited to a FREE book giveaway on Saturday, May 4th. Who?This event is open to all educators (including para-professional, administration staff, etc.) if your school has a free-and-reduced…

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2019 Ticket to Ride Winner

Congratulations Crystal Sisneros! We are excited to share that Crystal Sisneros was announced as the 2019 Ticket to Ride winner last night at Back-to-School Blast! benefiting A Gift For Teaching. Crystal will be receiving a voucher from Off Lease Only to cover all associated costs, up to $20,000, towards purchasing the car of their dreams from hundreds…

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Back-to-School Blast! 2019 Style Guide

We hope you’re ready to take the best trip around the world! In one fun night you will study abroad–without even leaving Orlando–to support the education of local children through a one-of-a-kind silent auction, unique chance to win a car of your choice, specialty wine bottle ring toss, picturesque scenes from around the globe, delicious…

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National Reading Month 2019

March is National Reading Month! Celebrate by ensuring students in our community have books to spark their imagination and curiosity. Research shows that classroom libraries help students attain reading achievement. Help keep our Free Store book shelves stocked during National Reading Month! How to help: Recruit your friends, family, and colleagues to host a book…

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Now Hiring: Marketing & Events Intern

Marketing & Events Intern Role Description A Gift For Teaching (AGFT) is an award-winning non-profit organization that serves public school teachers and their students in need in Orange and Osceola counties. Creativity and teamwork are greatly valued, as everyone on staff plays an important role at AGFT. Job Title: Marketing & Events Intern Supervisor: Marketing…

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Grant a Wish 2018

Orlando, FL – December 18, 2019 – A Gift For Teaching (AGFT), Central Florida’s primary provider of free school supplies, recognized three local students at their annual Grant a Wish event with a 5-minute shopping spree in their Free Store. Jionni (1st Grade), Jahmya (7th Grade), and Djyverson (10th Grade) were nominated by their teachers…

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