Wildcat Club No Hassle W.I.L.D. Fund
The Wildcat Club strives to work alongside with the West Ridge Middle School Staff in the development of our Wildcats into future leaders and assisting in providing the opportunities for WRMS Staff to continue their journey of leadership development.
Fundraising through the W.I.L.D. Fund Campaign means:
NO Fundraising events from the Wildcat Club like:
or other past fundraising activities that put pressure on parents and students
Help us reach our 100% participation goal by making a donation today!
What does the Wildcat Club do with your donation?
We work directly with the principal, staff, and parents to identify and address needs at West Ridge. We strive to use EVERY dollar of your donation effectively and responsibly to keep our school exemplary!
CLICK HERE for a short video highlighting some of the things the W.I.L.D. Fund provides.
|Expense Item||Amount||Details & Information|
|Wildcat Club Campus Improvement Project||$ 50,000||Improve the WRMS Courtyard/Atrium, purchase of a Wildcat Statue, shade structure|
|Staff Appreciation||$ 24,600|
|$6,000||Staff Winter Gifts|
|$3,000||Teacher Appreciation Week|
|$2,500||Pie Day Expenses|
|$1,000||Teacher Luncheon - End of Year|
|$1,000||Back to School Night Dinners|
|$ 800||Teacher Incentives|
|$ 750||Teacher Birthdays|
|$ 400||Principal Appreciation|
|$ 350||Counselor Appreciation|
|$ 300||Administrative Appreciation|
|Staff Professional Development||$ 20,000||Staff Continuing Education|
|Student/Campus Support||$ 17,925|
|$6,000||UIL Registration Fees|
|$4,000||Class Room Setup-Fall|
|$3,000||Year End Tailgate Party Expense|
|$ 750||Season of Giving Teacher Kickoff Luncheon|
|$ 700||STAAR Incentive Program|
|$ 500||Paws Prints/Student Rewards|
|$ 500||DI Competition|
|$ 500||Future City|
|$ 250||8th Grade Career Day|
|$ 150||Star Students|
|Wildcat Club Admin Expenses||$ 11,590|
|$4,200||Credit Card Fees|
|$3,000||Tax Form Preparation|
|$ 750||Website Maintenance|
|$ 500||Wildcat Club Expenses - Other|
|$ 250||Booster Club Meeting Expense|
|$ 250||Project Graduation Donation|
|$ 200||Administrative Supplies|
|Gifts to WRMS||$ 9,700|
|$1,000||Principal's Project Fund|
|$1,000||Subscriptions & Dues|
|$1,000||WEB Program Expenses|
|TOTAL BUDGETED 2020-21 EXPENSES||$133,815|
HOW TO DONATE
WANT TO DONATE WITH A CHECK?
Make check payable to Wildcat Club:
ATTN: W.I.L.D. Fund
9201 Scenic Bluff Drive
Austin, TX 78733
Did you know that many Employers will match their employees contributions to charities?
These annual programs by Corporations are at no cost to the employee and benefit West Ridge Middle School.
To check if your Employers will match your charitable contributions, please contact your local Human Resources Department.
ARRANGING FOR A MATCHING GIFT IS EASY:
- Get a copy of your matching gift form from your company’s HR department and drop it off with your gift at the Front Office at WRMS.
- The WRMS Wildcat Club will verify your gift and return the matching gift form directly to your company's designated matching partner.
- WRMS Wildcat Club then will receive a check or payment from your employer matching your gift.
- Already given? Most matching companies will honor gifts given within the current calendar year. Simply send or bring your matching gift form to the WRMS Front Office, and we’ll take it from there!
Thank you for considering this simple and effective way to support WRMS Wildcats!