The RCS Central School District greatly appreciates and acknowledges the many groups that provide resources, opportunities, and support to our students, staff, and schools through fundraising events.
Here is where you can find a list of district-approved fundraisers currently being run by different organizations throughout our schools! Please check back periodically as we will add to the list as events are submitted. This District Fundraisers page is provided as a service to those groups to use for informational purposes only. If you have any questions or need more information, please reach out via the contact information provided with each fundraiser.
RCS Middle School PTSO & A.W. Becker PTA -- Italian Night Fundraiser: On Thursday, January 26, from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m., you are invited to enjoy a delicious take-out meal to help support our parent organizations and students! Meals cost $18, and you have the choice of eggplant parmesan, lasagna, or chicken parmesan. All meals include spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, and a cannoli! Orders will be accepted starting at 10:00 a.m. on January 26 via phone at (518) 756-3463 or in person between 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. A flyer must be shown, hard copy or digitally, for the meals to benefit the MS PTSO or AWB PTA.
Class of 2024 -- Albany County Sheriffs VS. RCS Staff Basketball Game: Come watch an exciting game of basketball in the RCS High School Main Gym on Saturday, January 28, to support the Class of 2024 as they fundraise for their prom! Doors open at 5:00 p.m., and the game begins at 6:30 p.m. There will be a concession, a halftime contest, and more!
The Class of 2025 Lights the Winter Night Walk: Enjoy an illuminated walk to a fire pit and enjoy some s'mores and hot cocoa! The event will take place at Sycamore Country Club on Saturday, February 4, 2023, from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., with a $5 per person or $20 per family admission fee at the event. Price includes glow sticks, a s'mores kit, a coloring station, and your choice of a .5-mile trail or a 1-mile trail.
PBC 5th Grade Student Council - Winter Hats, Gloves, & Scarves Donation Drive: The Pieter B. 5th Grade Student Council is accepting any donations of any newly purchased winter mittens, hats, and scarves for students of any grade level from December 7 through to January 27. Families/community members who donate can hang the donated items on the winter tree located in PBC Main Lobby. Students can also place any donations on the winter tree that parents/guardians donated. Students who lose these items, or need one, will be able to receive it throughout the winter season. We can't accept donations of used items due to sanitary reasons.
Contact Information: Tim King firstname.lastname@example.org
Class of 2024 -- Stadium Seat Cushions: The Class of 2024 will be selling seat cushions at soccer games, football games, and other sporting/spirit events for $15.00. The cushions come with a built-in handle and have the RCS logo printed on them. You can find representatives from the Class of 2024 at upcoming games in order to purchase.
Contact Information: Class Advisor Shannon Ruso at email@example.com
Class of 2023 -- Bottle and Can Collections: Bring your empty bottles and cans to Just Makes Cents at 2381 Route 9W in Ravena and ask them to apply your total to the Class of 2023 account.
The fundraiser runs all year long.
Contact Information: Class Advisor Suzette Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a district-approved fundraiser that you would like posted, please click here to access the online submission form. Only those fundraisers that have been approved by the building principal and superintendent will be posted on this page.
All fundraising opportunities must comply with Board of Education District Policy #7450 (Fund Raising by Students), Policy #3271 (Solicitations of Charitable Donation), Policy #3260 (Booster Clubs), and Policy #7420 (Sports & the Athletic Program). They also must comply with our Terms and Conditions, see below.
Terms and Conditions
By checking the appropriate box on the District Fundraisers Submission Form, you are indicating you have read the following terms and conditions related to RCS's District Fundraisers page:
Submissions for this page will only be accepted through the Web-based “District Fundraiser” form. No faxes, phone calls, hard copies, or e-mails will be accepted. It is important that this process is streamlined so that all eligible organizations who submit announcements can have them posted.
Any such plan shall have a clearly defined purpose and, in general, shall contribute to the educational experience of students and shall not conflict with instructional programs.
Sales projects undertaken by any organization using the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk Central School District name shall require previous approval of the Superintendent or their designee. To submit a request, please fill out a Fundraising Form and submit it to the appropriate building principal.
Those who submit fundraising information must provide a contact e-mail address or website to accompany their announcement.
All participation shall be voluntary
All fundraising activities must be conducted in a safe and orderly manner. Students will not be placed in unsafe conditions where the likelihood of injury is increased.
Organizations submitting a fundraiser announcement must indicate they have read the terms and the conditions and comply with all appropriate District Policies.
District Fundraiser Resources & Communication Guidelines
We love sharing all of the great fundraisers our community puts together! When sharing information about fundraisers, there is some recommended information that helps make the participation of the community easier. All communications shared about fundraisers are recommended to have:
The club or group that is sponsoring the fundraiser.
The date(s) and time(s) of the fundraiser.
A brief description of the fundraiser.
Whether it will be held in-person or virtual.
Contact information so if anyone has any questions they know where to go.
If you have a district-approved fundraiser that you would like posted, please click here to access the online submission form.
Resources: Looking to put together a flyer, but not sure where to start?
Canva: A great free resource to create flyers, posters, and more!
Microsoft Word or Google Docs: A great way to create an informative flyer.
Microsoft Powerpoint: Another great option, many ways to customize and create beautiful designs.