DONATE to Families In Need
BMS donates to a backpack program through the Family Resource Center to help families in need. Items needed include: Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Brush/comb, travel size shampoo, soap, deodorant, lip balm, warm socks, washcloth, bottle of water, granola bars, keychain flashlight/nightlight. Non-perishable or canned good meals are also welcome. Donate in the fall. 


SUPPORT the Makerspace
Largely stocked with recyclables, the BMS Makerspace gives students free reign to design and create with materials ranging from donated LEGOs to cardboard. Tools, LEGOs, art supplies and kitchen recyclables are all items you can save over the summertime to donate. For more information on exactly what we're looking for, visit:

FUNDRAISE for New Orleans Band Trip
Students hoping to go on next year's New Orleans band trip have the opportunity to raise money through Ducky Derby sales this summer. 90% of the sales of Duckies will go into a student's bank account. Click Here for details. NOTE: "Basalt School Band Program" is our team name on the Ducky Derby website. Summer is a great time to raise money for the trip in other ways, such as babysitting, mowing lawns, car washes, etc. If you have other fundraising ideas, please contact the band boosters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


SAVE Your Box Tops
GET YOUR BOX TOPS IN! Yes! We do collect these and they really do add up to important $$ for BMS. There’s a tub in the front office, so bring them in-- we submit them throughout the year-- Did you know Box Tops expire? They do! So don't wait to send them in!


RENEW your Citymarket Card
RENEW YOUR CITY MARKET CARD: You can attach your City Market card to BMS and we get $$ for every purchase. Call 1-866-221-4141 and designate BMS (#10032) as your organization of choice. YOU HAVE TO RENEW YOUR CARD ANNUALLY for BMS to receive $$.


SHOP! Your school supplies can add up
Consider buying your school supplies either at City Market or Office Depot. With your City Market Card (Register your card at or by calling 1-866-221-4141. Choose BMS#10032 as your organization of choice). Shop at Office Depot using the BMS Code 70017034 and BMS receives up to 5% back.


READ! The BMS Magazine Fundraiser is never over
The official fall BMS Magazine Fundraiser starts Sept. 19, 2017, but you can renew or purchase your magazines online all year round. Just go to and use the code name HELPBASALT.

  • Nearly 50% of each sale goes to BMS
  • You don't have to buy a magazine-- you can renew previous subscriptions and the extra time will be added to the end of your current subscription
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