No Cost Donations

Donate to the NSA Parent Club just by doing your everyday shopping!

No-Cost Donations are an easy way to donate. When you buy from participating businesses using the following programs, the Parent Club receives money, money that are is used for programs for the school – at no cost to you! This year’s programs include:

AmazonSmile, Shutterfly, Sports Basement, OfficeDepot/OfficeMax, eScrip, iGive, and Box Tops for Education.

Go to and login to your account. If you have no donor selected, you will be prompted to choose one. If you already have a donor, click on the donor’s name, and select Change. Search for North Star Academy Parent Club - Redwood City.

To donate, you must check out from, so we recommend saving it to your browser’s favorites bar. There is no Amazon Smile app for your phone so make your big purchases via the website.

The BoxTops for Education program is switching to an app which allows you to earn money for North Star by scanning your receipts for eligible products. Please access the link below, download the app, and start earning money for North Star programs.

Traditional Box Tops clips are being phased out of production, but may continue to be found on many products throughout the store. The NSA Parent Club receives 10 cents for each box top turned in. Please save these for now and look for info later in the year on how to redeem!

Register your credit cards and/or debit cards at, and participating merchants will donate 3% or more of your purchase to the NSA Parent Club!

Use the iGive Button at over 1,600 online stores, and the NSA Parent Club will receive a donation based on your purchase price! Go to to sign up and install the iGive button.

We’ve created a custom NSA Shutterfly Storefront where you can create personalized gifts, school gear, keepsakes, premium stationery and more—and for every purchase made, Shutterfly will donate 8% to the NSA Parent Club. This also applies for TinyPrints & LifeTouch orders.

Here’s how it works:

1. Visit our Shutterfly Storefront at:

2. Click through to create personalized gifts, stationery and school gear for your favorite students and teachers.

3. For every purchase made, Shutterfly will donate 8% to NSA Parent Club.

Please feel free to share this email with your friends, family and co-workers—the more orders we receive through our Storefront, the more our organization earns!

Register as a Basementeer when you visit the store or shop online ($25 lifetime membership) and select North Star Academy Parent Club as your beneficiary. Basementeers get 10% off every item, every time you shop and 10% of profits go back to North Star.

Visit for more information.

Simply make a purchase of qualifying school supplies, provide NorthStar’s ID: 70012814 at checkout (in store and online) and our school will receive 5% back in credits for FREE supplies!


Please check whether your company reimburses for volunteer hours. If yes, keep track of your hours volunteering at North Star and donate their monetary value back to the school. Double bonus!