Our next FUNDRAISING events


2018 Oswego Playschool Auction

Fundraising Gala featuring silent auction, live auction action, entertainment, heavy appetizers, drinks, & fun!

Friday, February 23rd 2018

This event is 21+ only, More details to follow.

Email - fundraising@oswegoplayschool.com for tickets.





What you are asked to do as an OP family

  • No specific fundraising requirement at OP. (This is unique among cooperative preschools.)

  • We trust our members to be involved and to participate because they care about our school.

  • The more people outside of OP we can involve in our efforts, the more successful we will be! Think about those you can invite to participate with us.

  • We try to to focus on a small number of events and make them as successful as possible.

  • Notice that we are not asking anyone to actually SELL anything.

  • We are a small community so every family’s involvement makes a difference!


Reasons behind fundraising at OP

  • Keep tuition costs low!

  • Approximately 20% of our annual income – we could not function without fundraising.

  • Helps to cover capital improvements & other projects vital to our school.

  • Greatly enhances classroom activities and learning.

  • It’s an easy, fun way to be involved in our school community.

Oswego Playschool is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.



Remember Oswego Playschool is OUR SCHOOL. We are ALL volunteers and your family’s participation is VITAL to our success!

Ongoing Opportunities Throughout the Year

  • VIP Parking Spot – One guaranteed parking spot is auctioned off each term.

  • Buy a LEAF for our alumni tree (Check it out in the parent room).

  • Buy a T-SHIRT (Adult and child sizes available).

  • eScript.com - Link your Safeway & Albertsons cards to OP using GROUP ID #500003567 and earn money for the school every time you shop! (Renew annually).

  • Straight donations – Just write a check and feel good about helping our school!



Annual Events

Rummage Sale

  • End of September or Beginning of October

  • Thank you so much to everyone who participated -- by volunteering, donating and shopping! Thanks to your efforts we had a record breaking year. -- Start collecting your donations for next year.

Restaurant Nights

  • Area restaurants sponsor a special day with a percentage of their profits donated directly to Oswego Playschool.

  • Approximately 4 days throughout the year – 2 in the fall & 2 in the spring.

  • Come & feed your family during the specified times. Enjoy having lunch or dinner with your friends from OP. It’s a great way to build community.

  • Invite your friends and neighbors to come along!