Friday, November 16, 2018


You can support Iron Academy through your holiday shopping!  We have 3 shopping opportunities to raise money for IA described below that are in addition to the ongoing retail partnerships we have with Harris Teeter VIC card, Lowes Food card, Teach Me store, Smile.Amazon.Com instead of, BoxTops, and the Shoparoo phone app that you can take a photo of any store receipt and we earn money!  See our tab above for Retail Fundraising for more details on how to connect your shopping with these retailers.

Shopping Opportunity #1: Online Book Fair

We have an account with Children's Bookstore, which is an online child and teen bookstore.  Their prices are similar to Amazon and when you shop there at ANY time, we get a 15% donation from your purchase.  BUT IF YOU BUY BOOKS FROM OUR SCHOOL'S ACCOUNT BETWEEN NOVEMBER 26 TO DECEMBER 10, WE WILL GET A 30% DONATION! Do you want to give books for Christmas gifts?  Then please shop at this link and share this link with your family and friends to also do their book shopping to support our school.  

Shopping Opportunity #2: Gift Certificates for Professional Photography Session
We are fortunate to have a parent who is an outstanding professional photographer, Kira Atwell Grantz, who owns Blessed Reflections Photography.  Kira specializes in child and family photography is offering gift certificates for 20 minute mini-sessions for up to 5 people and you will receive your choice of 7 digital images that you can take to get printed in any format that you want.  Sale price for this package of the session and digital images is $150 + tax and Iron Academy will receive a donation of 10% of your purchase!  This special offer is available to purchase between November 23 to December 23 and you can schedule your photography session any time by April 15, 2019.  Kira plans photo sessions for all occasions and holidays - how about husband and wife Valentine photos?  If you want photos with more than 5 people, Kira can give you additional pricing options.  To purchase your gift certificate, email your request to and it will be forwarded to Kira.  Can you spread the word to your family and friends about this offer too? Here is a sample of Kira's work - she makes everyone look great!
Blessed Reflections Photography

Shopping Opportunity #3: Jewelry from Paparazzi Accessories
Parent Dionne Moragne is pleased to partner with our school and is offering a 10% donation to Iron Academy for purchases from Paparazzi Accessories. Paparazzi products are lead-free and nickel-free and are one-of-a-kind accessories featuring original design, style, and feel.  It is fabulous fashion for just $5!! Dionne will have two ways to make purchases.  First, she will come to the school one day in December with several pieces of her accessories for our sons to make Christmas purchases for mom, grandma, aunt, and sisters!  We will announce that shopping day when we return after Thanksgiving.  And second, she is setting up an online store just for this Iron Academy fundraiser and if you JOIN OUR PARTY and buy through this link by Wednesday, Dec 19, she will also donate 10% of the sales!  Please do forward the link to your friends and family to support our school and get a fabulous gift for others - or themselves!  Items purchased from the website will be mailed to your home.