Programs to support our school

Fund the Nest (formerly the Dollar Drive)

Fund the Nest is our annual direct giving campaign designed to help fund for the programs, tools and subsidies provided by SEMS PTO.  We ask SEMS families to donate $1 per day - equaling $180 per student.  Participation in Fund the Nest is entirely voluntary, and greatly appreciated.  Donations can be made online at any time by visiting

San Elijo Middle School PTO is a recognized non-profit organization within the guidelines of the IRS Section 501(c)3.

Spirit Wear 

SEMS PTO offers a variety of SEMS logo apparel and items for sale online.  Orders received online will be packaged and prepared for onsite pickup on designated “Distribution Days”.  Please refer to our Facebook page for the next scheduled “Distribution Day”.

Purchase Spirit Wear by visiting


Help support our school while shopping at Amazon. 

To shop AmazonSmile using a browser, simply go to from your computer or mobile device.

On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you will be prompted to select a charitable organization from our list of eligible organizations. Sign into Your Account from the navigation at the top of the page, and select the option to Change your Charity. Select "San Elijo Middle School PTO" as your charitable organization to support.

Don't forget to bookmark this page so every time you shop at Amazon make sure you go to to make your purchases. 

To shop AmazonSmile using the Amazon app, simply login to the app and go to your profile and Settings.  

To access your profile, click the 3 horizontal bars found in the upper left corner of your app, then scroll down until you see Settings.  Under Settings, choose AmazonSmile and Change charity.  Choose “San Elijo Middle School PTO” as your charitable organization.