Opportunities are available throughout the year to support Colfax in a variety of ways. We encourage all Colfax parents to donate to Annual Giving, shop our affiliate links and participate in our events so we can continue to fund so many important programs that make our school one of LAUSD's best.
PACE is the sole provider of classroom aides, art, technology, science, music, field trips and much more at Colfax. These programs are enjoyed by all students and cost approximately $800 per student each year -- and rising! Without your support, PACE will not be able to continue to fund these important programs that make Colfax the special, award-winning school community it is today.
To learn more, see this year's incentive gifts and make a donation today...
Our Colfax-only theme parties are a fun way to build community while raising money for our school. Hosts donate everything that goes into the party and craft a theme that's fun for adults, kids or both. Tickets can be purchased on our website and all the money raised goes straight back to the classrooms.
The 2019-20 parties are so much fun and on sale now! Choose from the Mad Hatter Tea Party, a Family Scavenger Hunt or every parent's favorite - the annual Taco Tequila Fiesta! If you have a skill or passion or just love to throw a great party, perhaps you'll consider hosting one.
Our Spirit Wear team releases a brand new collection of awesome Colfax gear each fall. Choose from limited edition T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and more. Purchase online or out on the front lawn before or after school on select days. Profits from Spirit Wear sales help fund our programs.
Every Friday is Spirit Friday -- show your Colfax pride by wearing Spirit Wear to school. Tag us on social media at @ColfaxParents on Facebook & Instagram and use hashtag #colfaxspirit.
TURKEY TROT / FALL FITNESS FAIR
The goal of this event is to promote healthy habits, physical fitness and fun while teaching our kids the importance of giving back by raising money for their school. The event takes place on the track and playground area where students participate 4 different activity stations: Dance, Basketball Skills, Turkey Trot Relay Race & Martial Arts.
Each student will have their own online fundraising page setup by their parents. We welcome you to invite your families, neighbors & friends to support your child’s participation in this fun event!
This school-wide event is designed to foster and develop our students’ reading proficiency and love of books. Students are encouraged to read as much as they possibly can to win prizes for the most minutes read. The 2019 Read-A-Thon raised enough money to purchase beautiful new frames for our Best Book Forward wall outside the office along with helping us finalize our library renovation with a new Family Resource Center including an electronic National Geographic subscription and new books.
In 2019, the top three readers in the school got the chance to turn Mrs. Friedman into a human ice cream sundae at a special assembly! Our principal REALLY loves reading!
Learn Guitar! Play Keyboard! Learn to Sing! Play Drums! Perform Onstage! Form a Band with your Friends!
Kidchella is a Spring tradition at Colfax. Students in 2nd through 5th grade are eligible to participate in bands, but EVERYONE is invited to attend the rock show! Burbank Music Academy graciously provides 5 weeks of music instruction for our bands as they learn to play/sing the song of their choice and get ready for their big performance.
Shop our affiliates all year long to generate funds for Colfax! These programs allow us to raise crucial funds for our school at no additional cost to you.
Our most important affiliate program, Amazon Associates, pays commission to Colfax when you click the Colfax Amazon link before you shop! To start, click the Amazon logo to the left or on the Colfax school website. For more details about how to make sure your purchases count for this program, visit our Amazon FAQs.
Register your Ralph's card ONCE and Colfax will get a percentage of your grocery trip all year long! Go to Ralphs.com > My Account > Community Rewards and select COLFAX AVENUE ELEMENTARY P.A.C.E as your organization. Once registered, our name will display at the bottom of your receipt every time you shop.
Stuck on You is Colfax's favorite source for name labels & reusable bento lunch boxes. We recommend labeling ALL of your child's items - backpacks, lunch boxes, water bottles and especially sweatshirts/jackets! Stuck on You's labels help keep your child's items out of the Lost & Found and their reusable containers help reduce waste.
Use code COLFAXPACE at checkout for 20% back to Colfax when you shop on Stuck on You.
For new families, this must seem overwhelming. We KNOW! But, we promise, we have a whole lot of fun along the way. We fundraise year-round because it costs PACE over half a million dollars to fund all the important staff members and programs we pay for each year. Want to learn more??