2018 Pledge Drive Results

GOAL: $190,000

ACTUAL: $159,207

results as of 10/30

Classroom Participation & Totals

(Data as of 10/30)

CLICK GRAPHS TO VIEW LARGERPledge Drive Class Participation

Pledge Participation By Class

Pledge Totals By ClassGrade Level Pledge Participation

Rainbow Pledge Drive

Silver Oak Educational Partnership (SOEP) is chasing rainbows as we begin the school year! We believe that as a community, if we achieve our pledge participation goals, it will not only continue to fund the many classroom enrichment programs, community events, and overall support that SOEP provides for Silver Oak... it will also forge a powerful team of families committed to an elementary school experience for our children that is above and beyond what is otherwise possible.

As a public school... Silver Oak would not be able to provide the high standard of education that we want for our children without the financial support and program management of the SOEP. Every family's participation in our annual pledge drive is needed and so very appreciated to continue Silver Oak's tradition of excellence in education.

Help us see what lies at the end of the rainbow for the 2018-2019 school year!

Contact soeptopledge@gmail.com with any questions!

Classroom Pledge Drive Incentives

100% Class Participation:
Donut Party!

Awarded to every class with 100% pledge participation at any level






Highest $ Contribution Total:
Pizza Party

Awarded to one class in Gr. K-3 and one in Gr. 4-6



Pledge Drive Class Champion
Photo of your class and an engraved class name plate will be displayed on the Pledge Class Champion plaque
Awarded to the class that accomplishes both 100% participation AND highest $ contribution... one in Gr. K-3 and one in Gr 4-6



6th Grade Pledge Drive Challenge

Photo Booth
Reach a combined participation percentage of
and win a 2-hour photo booth rental
for use during a 6th grade promotion event!

Actual Participation: 77%

(Data as of 10/30/18)

Annual SOEP Pledge Drive

Successful Fall Pledge Drive!

Thank you blocks

Silver Oak is so very fortunate to be a part of a community that supports its public school, and raises it to the highest standard possible. We would like to thank all the families that renewed their commitment to partner with Silver Oak this year through your generous contributions to the fall pledge drive. With the pledge drive funds raised and help from corporate matching of donations, SOEP/PTO projects that we will be able to provide all of our planned classroom enrichment programs, grants, and support to our school!

Fall Pledge Drive funds provide for all of our K-6 classroom art & music programs, as well as our classroom technology investments, and grants for each teacher to help with the cost of classroom expenses. We also cover half the cost of a dedicated S.T.E.A.M. specialist to ensure our onsite lab remains cutting edge, and is used by all students and teachers to its fullest potential.

For families that would still like to pledge their support, the PLEDGE FORM will remain open all year. Donations are needed and appreciated throughout the year as there are long-term school projects that require saving over multiple years to execute! A few of those projects include resurfacing the track around the field, and replacing our school stage extension.

Thank you all again for your support!

Chasing Rainbows

Pot of Gold Pledge Logo

SOEP/PTO Pledge Drive Goal
Fall 2018

Goal: 90%
(550 Students)

Actual: 80.5%
492 students

Goal: $350/student

Actual: $159,207
84% of goal

WHY Should I Pledge?

  • SOEP spending is heavily prioritized to go directly into the classrooms and benefits all students.
  • SOEP invests over $350 per child for all students at Silver Oak throughout the year in the way of classroom enrichment programs, materials, technology, and our S.T.E.A.M.-dedicated teacher.
  • SOEP pledge dollars raised are spent during the CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR. We commit to programs and instructors in advance, and work to raise the needed funds each fall. Should we come up short, immediate adjustments would need to be made.
  • FRINGE BENEFITS: Your child could qualify to receive various prizes and incentives according their pledge level. These prizes can include field trips, gift cards, game tickets, memorabilia... and much more! Prizes List Coming Soon!

How Can I Pledge?

Families can pledge for single or multiple Silver Oak students at once. There are two ways you can submit your pledge:

  • ONLINE PLEDGE: Your pledge information and payment may be submitted online. Please *CLICK HERE* to visit now.
  • PAPER PLEDGE FORM: Forms will be sent home via your child's classroom. Completed forms and payments may be submitted to your child's teacher, or deposited in the PTO mailbox in the office. (if pledging for multiple children, just submit the form to one teacher). Please make checks payable to "SOEP" (= Silver Oak Educational Partnership)

What Are the Different Pledge Levels?


    • $500+ - GOLD
    • $350 - 499 - SILVER
    • $100 - 349 - BRONZE
    • $10 - 99 - MEMBER

We encourage all families to pledge $350 per student to allow us to meet our current program and materials investments. If you are able to pledge a higher amount than $350, it allows SOEP to explore other ways to invest in our classrooms and better support the needs of our teachers.

Extracurricular programs are organized by SOEP/PTO, but they are NOT FUNDED by pledge dollars. Programs such as after school band, choir, Math Olympiad, Math Kangaroo, and theater are self-funding programs that are paid for by registration fees.

We strongly believe that your investment in the SOEP is a good one... it directly benefits every child at Silver Oak, and continues to make our school an extraordinary learning environment. Thank you for your support.

Make a Pledge Heart

Contact Info

Have questions about the Fall Pledge Drive?

Contact the SOEP Pledge Team at soeptopledge@gmail.com

Pledge Team:

Marketing & Incentives
Geraldine Leggio

Data Management
Jolene Jereza

Corporate Matching Program
Stuti Badoni

Does Your Company Match Your Donations?

Corporate matching programs are a wonderful way to double your donation at no additional expense to you! Many employers will match your pledge drive contribution if you follow their program guidelines.

Visit our new CORPORATE MATCHING web page to learn more.

Contact our Corporate Matching Coordinator, Stuti Badoni, at soeptopledge@gmail.com with any questions your might have.

Thank you for your support!


Congratulations to all our
Pledge Prize Winners!

September 7th Winners
Pledge Raffle Winners - Drawing 1

Gold Drawing Prizes:

Name the Bus Loop
KARA L. (Ferguson)

Bring-a-Friend Limo Lunch
KEATON S. (Nissen)

VEDH R. (Fong)

Apple Store Workshop Field Trip
SAHIL P. (Castillo)
ALEX C. (Giacomini)

Silver Drawing Prizes:
Tech Museum: 4 passes
AMANDA K. (Chavez)
ALIA O. (Giacomini)

$50 Fall Book Fair Credit
ISLA T. (Trusso)

Two (2) Upper Grade Play Front Row Seats
AMALA V. (Hoshino)

Plaza Dental Basket
ROHAN N. (Yang)
Includes: Sonicare DiamondClean Toothbrush, 3 brush heads with caps, glass charger, charging travel case, USB cable and plug adaptor, and BreatheRX whitening toothpaste

September 21st Winners

Raffle Winners 09-21-2018

Gold Drawing Prizes:

Reserved Parking Space: Bus Loop
SURIYA D. (Tibbens)

2 SF 49er Tickets, October 7th
CHASE T. (Trusso)

Bring-a-Friend Limo Lunch
THOMAS H. (Brown)
BRYN S. (Price)

Apple Store Workshop Field Trip
ALEXANDER L. (Castillo)
HOAI T. (Giacomini)

Silver Drawing Prizes:

$50 Fall Book Fair Credit
KAREN Y. (Neil)

Tech Museum: 4 passes
MEDHA I. (Nissen)

4 BINGO Reserved Seats & Daubers
AYAN B. (Clark)

October 5th Winners

Pledge Drive Raffle Winners 10/5

Gold Drawing Prizes:

Reserved Parking Space - Main Lot
VIVIAN H-P (Hogan)

Bring-a-Friend Limo Lunch
MAYA S. (Brown)
SUMEDH S. (Barde)
BROOKLYNN C. (Giacomini)

Apple Store Workshop Field Trip
MAHI N. (Price)
NOAH C. (Fong)

Two (2) San Jose Sharks Club Seat Tickets,
2018-19 Home Season Game
DEVEN A. (Tibbens)

Silver Drawing Prizes:

$50 Fall Bookfair Credit
ALEXIS C. (Neil)

Tech Museum: 4 passes
VIHAAN P. (Hogan)

Two (2) Spring Play Front Row Reserved Seats
AIDEN W. (Ferguson)

October 26th Winners

Pledge Raffle Winners 10/26/18

Gold Drawing Prizes:

Bring-a-Friend Limo Lunch
VANESSA L. (Richard)
EVAN H. (Fong)

Apple Store Workshop Field Trip
MARIA P. (Brown)
ALLISON C. (Giacomini)

Silver Drawing Prizes:

Principal for a Day
SUMAIR L. (Noteware)

$50 Fall Bookfair Credit
MALEENA S. (Ferguson)

Tech Museum: 4 passes
GAVIN C. (Chavez)

Two (2) Promotion Ceremony Reserved Premium Bleacher Seats
RACHEL H. (Hoshino)

S.O.E.P. Thanks You For Your Support!

Silver Oak Elementary School

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