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You can now make purchases from some of your favorite retailers and support 499 at the same time. The PTA’s 501(c)(3) tax id number is 11-3633719.
Do all your Amazon shopping on the 499 Amazon Store and give money back to our school at the same time! Amazon will donate between 4% to 8% to the PTA of all purchases made through our affiliate link.

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Shop hundreds of merchants & earn money for 499 at, an online shopping mall with over 200 merchants, including Target, Office Depot, Barnes & Nobles, Toys “R” Us, Kohls, Sears, Foot Locker, Oriental Trading, and many more — including airlines, car-rental vendors, travel web sites, and hotels. Visit and enter our school name: PS 499. (Be sure to include the space in our school name). And kids can win a participation prize when they sign up 9 email invitations of friends & family! To find out more, visit use school ID# 0000363060.
Keep Lincoln Center Institute alive – donate $25 on line at Just search for “Parent Teacher Association of PS/IS499Q The Queens College School.”

New York International Children’s Film Festival
Earn money for our PTA while experiencing intelligent, passionate, provocative cinematic works for children ages 3-18 from the New York International Children’s Film Festival.

Now playing 11am every Saturday and Sunday at IFC Center (323 6th Ave at 3rd St.)

Every ticket purchased, NYICFF donates $2 back to our Parent Association! To buy tickets simply:
1) Go to
2) Click on “Tickets”
3) Select our school from the “Select My School” Menu – IMPORTANT!!!!
4) Purchase tickets
Voila! Our PTA earns $2 of each ticket you purchase!

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