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

Birney Giving Tree

 Birney’s virtual Giving Tree is a great way to help support our wonderful teachers and staff with any supplies or items that they need to create the best learning environment. 
    If you would like to donate an item from a teacher’s wishlist simply list the item you’d like to bring, initial, and drop off the item at the front office with the teacher’s name on it!
Thank you in advance for all your support!
Click below to see the wishlists!

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!