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2022 Giving Drive

It's the Season of Giving. This year, considering giving some of your time, talent, and treasure to support J.O. Wilson and our community. 

Give to the Cardinal Fund

The PTA's Cardinal Fund raises money for teacher grants, enrichment programs for students and special events that bring our school community together. All donations are tax-deductible.

Donate using PayPal

The PTA can also accept payments through:
CashApp ($JOWilson660)
Zelle (

As a 501c3 organization, J.O. Wilson PTA can receive matching donations from most corporate giving programs, such as Benevity and the Combined Federal Campaign. Check with your employer to see if you can multiply the power of your giving.

Holiday Toy and Clothing Drive

Share a little cheer with fellow J.O. families this holiday season. All items are due Friday, December 16. Please browse the wishlist and update it to indicate which item(s) you plan to purchase.

Winter Coat Drive

New and gently used (washed and no holes) kids' coats sizes 2T-14, gloves, mittens, hats, earmuffs, and scarves may be dropped in the bin outside the school's main entrance during school hours through Friday, December 16.

Teachers' Wish List

Wondering what to give your scholar's teacher this year? Please help our teachers with the items they need to engage our students in fun and enriching activities, and give items from the 2022 J.O. Wilson Classroom Teacher Wishlist

Shoe Box Drive for SOME

The JO Wilson mentoring program is having a winter Shoe Box Drive for the homeless. The drive will take place until December 16th . We will be collecting various items, then plan to gift wrap the items in a shoebox with a card, in order to spread holiday cheer at SOME (So Others May Eat).

Here are the items we are collecting for each grade level:

Prek 3- Women's Socks
Prek 4- Men's Socks
K- Men's Scarves
1st- Women's Scarves
2nd - Men's Gloves
3rd - Women's Gloves
4th - Women's hats
5th - Men's hats 
Special Education Self-Contained Classes- Toothbrushes or Toothpaste

All donations can be turned in to your student’s classroom teacher!

Donate Time and Talents

The PTA is always looking for volunteers to help with organizing projects like the fall festival, the winter coat and toy drive, the annual Camp Fair fundraiser and the spring auction. If you'd like to get involved in any of these activities, or if you have ideas for other projects you'd like to see in our school community, please reach out to the PTA by email at or check out our current volunteer opportunities.

Support J.O. Wilson When You Shop

Harris Teeter

Link your VIC card to J.O. Wilson through Harris Teeter's Together in Education program. Give your cashier the code 1267 and your VIC card when you check out.

Amazon Smiles

Select JO Wilson Es PTA as your favorite charity at, and all your Amazon orders through the site will help support our school. 

French Toast

When you order school uniforms through French Toast using the code QS5AIXF, 5 percent of all proceeds will be donated to the J.O. Wilson PTA.