Join G9 Penny Wars

What is G9 Penny Wars?

G9 Penny Wars is a week-long project in a school setting that is designed to inspire youth philanthropy, leadership and social entrepreneurship while supporting the mission of Gold In September® to color the world gold so every child, everywhere will survive cancer.

How Does My School Join?

Download and complete the G9 Penny Wars Commitment Form.

It's as easy as 1-2-3-4-5!

  1. Select one week between September 1, 2017 – April 1, 2018 for your G9 Penny Wars campaign
  2. Send us the commitment form
  3. Download How to Organize G9 Penny Wars to help you get started. 
  4. Promote & track progress
  5. Earn exciting incentives!

Also available is a complimentary toolkit full of sample announcements, website copy, and social media posts to help you generate excitement!

Watch a video from Founder Annie Bartosz to get great information on G9 Penny Wars.


How Does it Work?

How G9 Penny Wars Works



“A lot of kids don’t realize they have the potential to make a difference in the world.”




Are you a business that would like to host a G9 Penny Wars? Contact us and we'll help you get started.

Congratulations to Swanson Elementary, 2016-17 Top School

A huge congratulations to Swanson Elementary in Brookfield, Wisconsin, for raising $4,472.53 during the 2016-17 school year! This accomplishment was rewarded with a visit from Blake Martinez of the Green Bay Packers and Ronald McDonald. Your school could be the winning school this year!


2017-18 School Partners

Thank you to the following schools for committing to host a G9 Penny Wars or other G9 Youth Program during the 2017-18. There’s still plenty of time to join your school’s name to this list!

Arrowhead High School
Catholic Memorial High School
Hales Corners Lutheran Elementary
Hoover Elementary -Iowa
Kettle Moraine High School
Meadowbrook Elementary School
Nickerson Elementary -Kansas
North Lake School
Park View Middle School
Pewaukee School District
Reagan IB High School
St. Monica School
Swanson Elementary
Union Grove Elementary School
University Lake School
WCTC - SHRM Chapter


2017 - 2018 Sponsorships

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2017-18 school year. We appreciate your support!


Current Sponsors