Make a Donation

Explorer West Middle School relies on financial support of various community members in order to live our mission and provide the opportunity for more students to participate in our small learning community where young adolescents thrive. Your gifts towards operating budget, program enhancement or financial aid make a huge difference!

Explorer West Middle School is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation. Our Federal tax identification number is 91-1705420.

There are Many Ways to Support Explorer West Middle School

Direct Gifts:

Make a donation here through our secure website.

Phone: To give through a credit card over the phone or explore gifting via stock, securities, or wire transfer, please call Carol LaMotte at: 206.935.0495

Mail: Make your check payable to Explorer West Middle School and mail to:

10015 28th Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98146

Give Through the Workplace:

Matching Gifts: Double your impact by seeing if your company matches the gifts of employees, spouses, and retirees.

Workplace Giving: You can donate to Explorer West through your company's Workplace Giving Campaign.

Shop Through Give-Back Programs:

There are easy ways to support the school through the generosity of local businesses. If you already frequent these merchants, they are happy to give back to our school through these channels.

All you need to do is:

  • Register at for their “Take Charge of Education” program – they will also give us 1% of every dollar spent at their stores.
  • Register for escrip at and companies including Safeway, Office Max, Payless Shoes, and Eddie Bauer will give the school up to 3% for purchases at their stores. In addition, you can register your VISA credit card and, in addition to other perks you may already receive (such as mileage, etc), they will also give a percentage of all purchases to the school.
  • Shop online through escrip online mall. Up to 6% of your purchase will be donated back to Explorer West Middle School. Just click on the button on this page.

Reminder: The Escrip Program now requires that you renew your registration for schools every year, so please renew at If you signed up for one of these great programs with another school, please consider changing the school name on your account or add Explorer West. It all makes a difference!

Explorer West Middle School is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and all donations are tax deductible to the extent of the law.