Travis families, you did it! Our anonymous donor stepped forward, and, less than 48 hours later, the $5,000 challenge was complete! Because of your donations and the matching offered by our anonymous donor, Travis teachers now have an extra $10,000+ for their classrooms.

Did you know that on average teachers spend $400 to $600 of their own money on classroom supplies every year?

The Travis Fall Carnival raises money to reimburse our teachers for these out-of-pocket expenses. It's important to also note more than 60 percent of the Rainy Day donations were less than $100 and about 50 percent of those were less than $50. Even a small donation can make a big difference!

Thank you to all who helped us meet the Rainy Day Fundraising Challenge.

Now, let your company help us! When you donated, you received an email message with the Travis PTA tax information and our mailing address. Please use that to get your company to match your generosity!

For corporate matches, the William B. Travis Elementary PTA is a not-for-profit organization operating under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. We have received a group exemption granted by the Texas PTA, under the legal name PTA Texas Congress Wm B. Travis Elementary. Our Tax ID # is 74-6086297 and our mailing address is 3311 Beauchamp St., Houston, TX 77009.

If you have any questions about donating, please contact the Travis PTA Treasurer at

We know it takes time to get the matching money in and that’s OK! Just email our PTA Treasurer at today to let her know how much your company will be matching. Every dollar counts!

-Nathan Byman, Carnival Chair