Donate to FOABE!

Your tax-deductible donation* to The Friends of Alice Birney Elementary (FOABE), ensures the continuation of a world-class IB education for all Birney Bees! Your contribution provides support in many ways: IB development fees, Specials classes (garden, Spanish, art), collaborative time for all grade level teams to implement the curriculum in each classroom, IB Education Enrichment (field trips, assemblies, IB materials & supplies), as well as an end-of-year attendance reward.

*Tax ID #: 27-2414127

Give -a-Latte

This is our donation program where you can sign up for an automatic, monthly contribution via PayPal. For $20 per month, or the cost of 1 latte a week, you can fund an entire year of IB education for one child. This little bit each month is a huge help in moving us towards our goal! Sign up here.

One-time Donation

Interested in making a one-time donation? Click on the button below to contribute via PayPal.
(Note: PayPal does charge a small processing fee)



Donations can be made via check throughout the year. Please send a check made payable to the following:

Friends of Alice Birney Elementary
PO Box 635343
San Diego, CA 92163

Drop at Birney

FOABE has a secure donation box in the Birney front office. Drop of cash or checks anytime between 8 am – 5 pm, Monday – Friday.

Matching Donations

Does your employer match donations? Find matching information here.

For all donations, please include a note to let us know what student(s) &/or initiatives you are supporting! Your contribution is greatly appreciated! Thank you for your support!