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Ways to Support Your PTA Programs and Events

Your Donations at Work

All PTA contributions directly benefit Central and Arroyo.

  • Teacher Grants & Supplies
  • Art in Action
  • Garden
  • MakerSpace
  • Library Books
  • Staff Appreciation
  • Community Building Events
  • Healthy Cities Tutoring
  • Welcome Week
  • School Beautification
  • End-of-Year Celebrations
  • 8th Grade Graduation



Thank you for supporting CMS/Arroyo PTA! Without our parent partners, many of our wonderful programs would not be possible. All funds benefit CMS and Arroyo teacher grants, library, Art-in-Action, Garden, 8th grade graduation, and more. Your one-time PTA donation of $200 will help us reach our $75,000 goal. Donate today to support programs and events that enrich our students' education.



Join the Arroyo Eagles and Central Mustangs as they Stampede & Soar through the City of Good Living on Sunday, October 28th. This year’s fun run will be a Color Chase celebrating community and raising money for our school through business sponsorships. Family members are invited to get in on the action or cheer on the runners as they race the rainbow! Register via at PTAEZ Online and check out our Sponsorship Opportunities also available. Please contact Camala Umbenhaur at or Kate Blanchard at for more information. Sign up to volunteer for our biggest annual event at



By participating in these reward programs, a percentage of your purchases will automatically be donated to the Central Arroyo PTA — at no cost to you! This year’s rewards goal is to raise $7,500 to continue our wonderful student programs and teacher support (some listed above). Help support these opportunities for your children at Arroyo and Central! It’s easy, fast, and secure to participate!

Register with eScrip! Input credit, debit, and grocery cards (Lucky’s, Lunardi’s, Draeger’s and Mollie Stone’s). Search for “Central Middle School PTA” as the beneficiary (both schools are rewarded)  

  • You can choose up to 3 beneficiaries (Arroyo, BA, White Oaks, etc.)
  • Remember to always key in your phone number at check-out
  • Be sure to opt-into the NEW Lucky’s SaveMart rewards program by clicking here to activate your phone number.
Shop the eScrip Online Mall: Earn up to 16% of purchases at, Nordstroms, Sony, Athleta, Macy’s, Barnes & Noble, Gap, and more.  Download the ForgetMeNot App to be reminded when you shop online!
Amazon Smile. You can support your PTA by visiting and choosing Central Arroyo PTA in San Carlos as your charity of choice (under Account - Shopping Programs). Bookmark the page to use Amazon Smile every time you shop.
Box Tops for Education provides us with an easy way to raise extra money for the Central Arroyo PTA.  Just clip Box Tops from your favorite products! Gather your Box Tops and drop them off at either school office.  We earn 10¢ per Box Top and Central Arroyo PTA uses this extra money to help our programs like Art in Action, teacher appreciation, the Arroyo Garden and more! Popular brands include Cheerios, Annie’s, Ziplock, Hefty, and many more.  For a full list of participating Box Top products visit BoxTops Please contact Juliet Chan for Boxtops for Education questions.
  Central Arroyo PTA also participates in Ink Recycling — please bring your used ink cartridges to the office at either school.