Support 178

Help Raise Funds For Our Kids

It is only through your generosity that the Parents Association of PS 178 can provide:

  • High quality music education

  • Transportation for school trips

  • Resources and programs to enhance the whole-child education of our kids (most recently, a volleyball net)

  • Programs for parents and the community (including Zumba classes)

  • Events that promote and enhance our school’s cultural diversity

  • Projects to raise the profile of PS 178

  • Other projects and programs to be determined with your feedback


Shopping with a Purpose

Amazon Smile

 Shop on Amazon for you and your family, earn $ for PS178! It won't cost you anything extra. It's a win win. How?

  1. Visit (Or click the Amazon icon above)

  2. Sign in with your regular Amazon username/email and password.

  3. If you have not selected a charity, when prompted select “Parents Association of PS 178 Inc.”

  4. If you have selected a charity, please consider changing to the PA. We really appreciate the support!

Tip:  You can set the Amazon app on your iphone or Android to automatically purchase via Amazon Smile.  From the app, click the three horizontal bars on the lower right corner (iphone) or top left corner (Android) and scroll down to find Settings.  Under Settings, select AmazonSmile.    Set Your AmazonSmile Settings to 'Parents Association of PS 178 Inc.'.  Make sure your phone has 'generating donations' set to 'ON'.  If you have a different charity selected, you will need to first set 'generating donations' to 'ON' in order to switch the charity.

Direct Giving

  • Make out a check to the Parents Association of PS 178 Inc. and give it to Millie Santos, fill out a PA donation form.*

  • Give any cash donations to Millie with a Form for Cash Donations (please fill out completely if a receipt is needed*)
    *Millie will also have copies.

Please note, the Parents Association of PS 178, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) corporation. All donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. Your gift of any amount is appreciated and will have an impact.

Matching Gifts

Did you know that many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage charitable giving by their employees? Some companies will even match the gifts of spouses and retirees!

Please check with your employer to see if they offer such a program. It could be as easy as filling in an online form to double (or sometimes even triple) your gift to the PA. Our EIN number is 45-5399081.