Main Office: 678.676.7102 - 4576 N. Peachtree Rd., Dunwoody, GA 30338

The Chesnut Challenge begins this Friday, October 13th! Our goal is to raise $28,000!



  • Friday, October 13th: Pep Rally (Pre-K, K, 1st and 2nd grades – 12:30-1:10 pm; Grades 3rd, 4th and 5th – 1:20-2:00 pm)
  • October 13th to October 27th: Fundraising Period
  • Friday, October 27th: Celebration FunRun

Parents are invited to volunteer or attend either or both Friday activities (Pep Rally and/or Celebration FunRun).


WHY: This year we are raising funds, hoping to:

  • Continue Spanish instruction and build on the curriculum
  • Support our Fine Arts with
    • new stage audio equipment
    • a showcase for student artwork
    • a new stage curtain
  • purchase a shaded playground cover to protect our students from the sun’s damaging rays
  • refresh/paint the cafeteria walls

 HOW:  Students (and parents) participate by collecting donations from friends and family.

  • Packets come home with students on Friday, October 13th with all information and instructions
  • Get started as soon as possible in order to meet your goal as well as earn fun prizes
  • Check throughout the fundraising period to see the progress of the Chesnut Challenge by viewing the Goal Thermometer

QUESTIONS:  Email questions to


We’re striving for 100% participation!!


We Challenge You…


…to start planning how you can work with your child(ren) to raise money for the Chesnut Challenge!

Here are some ideas:

  • Make a list (include e-mails!) of potential sponsors like grandparents, aunts and uncles, neighbors, family friends and others.  You will be reaching out to them through your child’s online donation portal. Instructions will go home Friday!
  • Check with your company’s Human Resources department to find out about matching donations.  You’d be surprised how many companies will match your donation to a 501c3 foundation like Friends of Chesnut.  
  • Spread the word.  Get your Chesnut friends and neighbors excited for the Challenge!

The Chesnut Challenge is produced entirely by Chesnut family volunteers, and 100% of the proceeds go to Chesnut!