Contributions are critical to our mission.  The suggested donation is $75 per family.  We hope for 100% participation from all Bates families.
Pumpkin Fair
This is our biggest fundraiser and a super fun day!  See the pumpkin fair page for more information!
Easy Money's School Rewards

Click and start your Amazon shopping. Bates receives up to 10% if you access via this link. Why not bookmark the page for future use!

Shutterfly/Tiny Prints

Earn 13% commission for Bates on your purchases at:


BoxTops For Education

Cut out "Box Tops" on household goods and return to Bates.  Box Tops can be found on hundreds of products that we all use every day. Bates will earn $.10 for every Box Top. The Box Top collection container is located in the front hall of the school next to the office.  Ask grandparents and neighbors to collect as well! 

Stop & Shop A+ Rewards

Sign up for Stop & Shop Rewards and assign your card to Bates and the PTO will receive A+ Rewards points every time you use your card. CLICK HERE for the A+ Rewards website.  Our code is:  07678 or you can look up Bates during the card registration process. If you already have a Stop & Shop Rewards card, please visit their website  re-register Bates as your designated school.

Bates Apparel
12% of your purchase goes to Bates.  Order online or look for the apparel table at events.   To order online go here.

Questions - email, kristenhjones@gmailcom, or

Book Fair
The Park Street Books fair held at school on March 19, 2020 offers students and families the opportunity to buy many books.  Students will visit the book fair during their library period, parents welcome to join them (TIMES TBD).

The biennial Auction is one of our largest fundraisers. A fun night out for parents to socialize, eat and drink, and opportunities to bid on some fantastic items offered by teachers and staff, families, and local merchants.  Typically held in the Spring every other year (Next Auction will be on May 2nd 2020 at Brae Burn Country Club). The auction chairs for 2020 are: 

Torrey DiPietro:


Meghan Harney:

Wellesley Books
Each year for 1 week 20% of every purchase at Wellesley Books goes to the Bates Library to purchase new books (date TBD).  


  Bates Elementary 116 Elmwood Rd. Wellesley, MA, 02481

Main phone:  781-446-6260