This Tuesday is Giving Tuesday. There is absolutely no pressure to give. We are dedicating this year’s Giving Tuesday funds toward teacher Christmas bonuses. We have a CBA family who is generously offering a $10,000 match to go toward those teacher bonuses.  So whatever you (or grandparents or friends) give even $10, it will be doubled.  $10 becomes $20 with the generous match.
Here is a link to GIVE.
Please WATCH THIS VIDEO where Dr. Johnson discusses the CBA budget, fundraising, and Giving Tuesday. It is quite mind-blowing to find out that CBA’s cost per pupil is less than a third of CCSD’s $21,280/per pupil. In this video, you will hear Dr. Johnson explain how staff, teachers and admin earn around 70% of their public school counterparts’ paycheck (and without health insurance or retirement benefits). This bonus helps soften the inflation blow for our teachers, cleaning team and office staff here at Christmas.
The CARES Act qualifies up to $600 per couple in donations to 501(c)3’s to be tax-deductible even for families who do not itemize charitable donations (that is to say, you will receive this deduction above your standardized deduction). And yes, CBA is a qualified 501(c)3 nonprofit. Here is a link with more tax information. Our tax identification number is 82-1567491. Please let Dr. Johnson know if you have any questions via email at njohnson@charlestonbilingualacademy.org.