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Matt Miller discusses school fundraising with Alex DeMeo of schoolFUNDCenter

schoolFUNDCenter with Alex DeMeo

The School Zone Podcast interviews the most innovative companies and programs in the school fundraising and school resource space. Today our host, Matt Miller discusses school fundraising with Alex DeMeo of schoolFUNDCenter on this week's episode of the School Zone Podcast. SchoolFUNDCenter is a company that has capitalized on the availability of technology and created [...]
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A photo of Adam Shell and Parent Planet a school resource idea.

Parent Planet with Adam Shell

In the school zone this week, Matt Miller spotlights Parent Planet, a school resource idea that offers a unique, hassle-free school scheduling app. This innovative school resource idea offers a hassle-free way for parents to gain easier access to what is going on in their child’s life at school. Matt believes this is a winning […]

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Michael Sudik Help Our School

Help Our School with Michael Sudik

Joining Matt on this week’s episode of School Zone Podcast is Michael Sudik from a company called Help Our School. Surprisingly, Help Our School is a school fundraising company that was inspired by an already existing and proven concept for fundraising; coupon books. In the coupon book fundraising model, the school buys coupon books in […]

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Picture of Kathryn Holdforth of JK Naturals at School Zone Podcast. Matt Miller talks school fundraising with JK Naturals Katheryn Holdforth

JK Naturals with Kathryn Holdforth

This week, Matt Miller talks school fundraising with JK Naturals Kathryn Holdforth. Both founder and CEO, Holdforth has created school sourcing opportunities through her personal care company, JK Naturals, that include things each of us use every day. Unlike most personal care product companies, JK Naturals makes their products out of 100% organic materials and […]

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Craig Jones - Groggy Dog

Groggy Dog with Craig Jones

In the School Zone this week, Matt interviews Craig Jones, a sales representative of the company Groggy Dog. Working primarily in elementary and middle schools, Groggy Dog is a t-shirt screen printing company that creates custom school spirit and promotional wear for schools. Although the t-shirt printing and spirit wear market is heavily crowded, Groggy […]

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Katie Deshan The Imagination Machine(1)

The Imagination Machine With Katie Deshan

In this episode of School Zone Podcast, Matt shares a conversation with Katie Deshan, who works for a company called The Imagination Machine. Originally founded by actress, Debbie Ren, in 1981, The Imagination Machine was created as a school assembly company with the purpose of promoting the arts to the kids of all ages in […]

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Mentored Pathways(1)

Mentored Pathways with David Neils and Cameron Shinn

On this episode of School Zone Podcast, Matt welcomes not only one special guest, but two. The first guest, David Neils, is the head of an organization called Mentored Pathways, followed by Cameron Shinn, an English and Drama teacher in the Northern Colorado area, who uses his job to not only teach, but also mentor […]

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Louis Sandoval Reversiblesweatshirts.com

Reversiblesweatshirts.com with Louis Sandoval

ReversibleSweatshirts.com, a patented JustBeyond Brand is a vertically integrated custom manufacturing company of apparel, bags and accessories based in Los Angeles, CA. Our focus is value and image optimization with our custom flip apparel (CustomFlip.US). We are the inventor and exclusive supplier of the only fully customizable reversible apparel offering wholesale values to dealers across […]

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Lisa Riggs Spirit Sox USA

Spirit Sox USA with Lisa Riggs

Help your community raise its fundraising needs through Spirit Sox USA. Socks are fun, but Spirit Sox take fun and school/team pride to a whole new level!   • Choose your team colors… • Add your team logo… • Earn money for your team!   Learn more about “kicking up” your next fundraiser in today’s […]

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The Ocean Adventure

The Ocean Adventure with Wayne Brown

The School Zone Podcast welcomes Wayne Brown and his program The Ocean Adventure to the podcast. Wayne, a marine biologist, and his wife Karen have been inspiring students and encouraging ocean literacy for 27 years with their underwater adventure programs. Wayne’s interest in the underwater world began with a love for scuba diving. As a […]

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