Support Us

There are lots of easy ways to support our neighborhood school.

Fundraisers & donations help us provide after school programming and clubs, and help us support our amazing teachers and our families in need. Please consider making a donation via one of the options below.

Volunteering is also greatly appreciated and there are always opportunities to dedicate your time and skills to our school. For more information and to get started:

Donations and fundraisers

Any donation to our PTA is tax-deductible and you will receive a receipt/letter in the mail thanking you for your donation. Friends of Lakewood Elementary PTA is a 501(c)(3) Organization so donations are deductible on your taxes.

Please use the following link to contribute a donation via MemberHub:

Or send a check to:

Friends of Lakewood Elementary PTA

2520 Vesson Ave.

Durham, NC 27707

Donor's Choose

There are almost always new projects being submitted by teachers to help them fill needs that they have identified. Donating even small amounts can really help make these projects happen!

Link Your Shopping!

'Re-link' season is here! Programs exist to raise funds for local groups with NO WORK/COST to you other than a few clicks, a call or minute or two in-store.

*** For each program, please select Lakewood ELEMENTARY ***


Goodshop gathers various deals together and donates varying amounts depending on the vendor when purchases are made through the site. To link, search for Friends of Lakewood Elementary PTA.


Log in to to select our PTA the first time, then shop as usual by starting at AmazonSmile will donate a small percentage of your purchase our way. You can bookmark the page so every time you shop Amazon, you'll be supporting us!

Food Lion

Food Lion has a school benefit program.

See customer service while in-store to connect your Food Lion MVP card to Lakewood Elementary.

Harris Teeter

VIC cards can be linked every year in August to Lakewood Elementary, and they donate money to the value of a % of your purchases, especially on HT products. See, or go to customer service in-store - or dial 1-800-432-6111 to link/re-link.


If you have a Red Card (Debit or Visa), you can link your Target Red Card to a school. In addition to receiving the standard 5% discount on all items, Lakewood will also earn 1% cashback from your total purchases. Go online to or call 1-800-424-6888 to set up.

Buy Shirts and Such

We don't receive any profit from these shirts, but we'd love for people to wear them around!