The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) granted $8,227 to the district’s Odyssey of the Mind teams headed to the World Finals this week at Michigan State University. The Education Foundation was able to contribute a combination of gifts received from those in the community, area businesses and WASDEF’s unrestricted fund.
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation will host its 14th annual Golf Tournament on Monday, June 24, at the Williamsport Country Club. Registration begins 11 a.m. with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. The tournament, presented by returning platinum sponsor Aramark, will benefit the Athletic Program Endowment Fund at WASDEF. Support of the event will continue to build the newly established endowment fund, which will provide a future permanent funding source to help offset capital improvement and/or program needs of the WASD athletic department.
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) has announced it has awarded $12,304 through its 2018-2019 Challenge Grant Program to benefit two district programs.
For a 30-hour period beginning at 6 p.m. on March 13, the community will have the chance to support the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) by participating in the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania’s Raise the Region online fundraising event. Raise the Region provides an opportunity for people who care about their community to come together and raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in 30 hours.
In collaboration with River Valley Regional YMCA and YWCA Northcentral PA, the Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) is pleased to announce the return of Over the Edge: Williamsport this fall. The event, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019, is a fundraising partnership between the three nonprofits.
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) is seeking nominations for the district’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni. The 2019 recipients will be inducted into the WAHS Distinguished Alumni Wall of Fame and invited to attend an award presentation at the foundation’s second Donor Appreciation Event and Awards Ceremony in September.
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation recently concluded its annual Holiday Essay Contest, during which students in kindergarten through sixth grade were asked to answer, in 200 words or less: “What does the holiday season mean to you and why?” From a pool of 127 entries, the top 25 winners were selected and will receive free ride on The Santa Express on Friday, Dec. 7, sponsored by the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce.
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) announced it recently awarded $24,009 in grants to support six programs and initiatives across the district. Those awarded were among the foundation’s first this school year that have the potential to impact thousands of student now and into the future.
The Williamsport Area School District Education Foundation (WASDEF) announced today its distribution of 152 brand-new books to the elementary library system as part of its annual Building Libraries Through Literacy Program.
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