NEF Gratitude Cards


Make a donation to the NEF in the name of a teacher or staff member


The teacher receives your personalized note of appreciation


Your donation funds innovative programs in the Needham schools


Needham’s students and teachers benefit from your generosity!

Show your Gratitude to a Special Teacher

A donation to the Needham Education Foundation is a wonderful way to let teachers and staff in your student’s life know how much you appreciate their hard work. By making a donation to the NEF in the name of a special teacher or staff member, you are showing them your gratitude while also providing vital support for the funding of teachers’ innovative ideas and professional development opportunities through NEF grants. Your gift helps make learning come alive!

Cards are $10 each — choose your design and type of card!

Available in stores and online

Available online only

Two Ways to Purchase Cards

We’ve made it easier than ever to show your appreciation of the important people in your student’s life.

  • Option #1 Gratitude Grams: These e-cards can be ordered online, personalized with a message from your family, and sent directly to the recipient’s email.
  • Option #2 Gratitude Cards: These traditional greeting cards are available at local stores for you to personalize and deliver to your recipients.

Online Gratitude Gram Sample

Option #1: Gratitude Grams

Order Gratitude Grams anytime and NEF will send an e-card with your personalized message to the recipients on your behalf. Note: cards can take a couple days to send, especially the last week before break.

Option #2: Gratitude Cards

Purchase Gratitude Cards at Proud Mary, Volante Farms, and the Roche Bros and Sudbury Farms Courtesy Desks for you to personalize and give directly to the recipients.

In-store sales run
May 20 – June 14

The Needham Education Foundation, Inc. (NEF) is operated for charitable purposes and is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Donations to the NEF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.  Please consult a tax advisor regarding specific questions about your individual deductions. Thank you for your generosity.