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Contribute to Classroom Supplies

on Fri, 10/18/2013 - 09:19

CLASSROOM SUPPLIES CAMPAIGN (CSC) is underway for 2017-18 !

We ask that parents provide the suggested amount of $225 toward the annual classroom supplies campaign.  The CSC fund pays for an entire year's worth of:  school supplies for your child (workbooks, markers, notebooks, etc.); classroom supplies (paper towels, dust busters, tissues, etc.); art supplies (including paint and studio); costumes and materials for school performances; field trips (buses, admission fees) and more.

All contributions are 100% tax-deductible - and we offer several payment options:

Chase QuickPay / clearXchange (Zelle)**

We continue to accept payments via Chase Quick Pay for those who have a Chase account.  In addition, we can accept no fee bank to bank transfers via clearXchange (name will be changing to Zelle) (see the link for details on how to to sign-up:   

Simply add HCES PTA as a recipient with the email address: and in the memo line, please include:  CSC, your child's name and grade.


Make checks payable to "HCES PTA" and in the memo line, please include: CSC, your child's name and grade. Mail the check to HCES PTA, 71 East 94th Street, New York, NY 10128 or drop it off in the PTA mailbox at school.

Online Bill Pay**

This is a feature most banks offer to checking account customers.  While particular setup instructions may vary depending on the bank, typically you can log into your checking account website and locate the online bill pay feature and add the HCES PTA as a new "payee" with the following information:  HCES PTA, 71 East 94th Street, New York, NY  10128;  Phone 212-860-1292.

Credit Card

See the HCES PTA website - click here.  Please note that the HCES PTA is charged a 3% credit card fee on the donation amount.


If you would like to donate stock, please contact the HCES Co-Treasurers at

All contributions are 100% tax deductible and a receipt will be mailed once payment is received.

These critical funds ensure that our children AND our teachers have all the necessary materials needed from the first day of school to the last.  We thank you for your generous support!

** - Preferred payment methods given no transaction fees charged to HCES PTA.


Click here to read more about the classroom supplies contribution, including corporate matching.