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Family School Students Prove Gardening is Fun

At Family School, students this year got down and dirty with bugs and worms, to learn by doing through a School Garden, funded by a grant from EEF. 

 “I like how we try stuff like the Chinese cabbage, which tastes like vanilla.” said a 2nd grade student. “I never knew the leaves and flowers of some plants were so delicious.” chimed in Zacharia. “We get to inspect bugs and we play fun games!” exclaimed Leo, a 1st grader.

The ten lessons taught to each of the three classes throughout…Read More

Students enjoy learning from Artists-in-Residence through EEF grants. Image

Students enjoy learning music from Artists-in-Residence through EEF grants.

Your Gifts Make a Difference

The mission of the Eugene Education Foundation is promoting educational excellence and opportunities for all students in the Eugene District 4J Public Schools. EEF channels community support to schools, classrooms and district programs through its annual Grant awards and year-round fundraising efforts.

EEF awarded $140,000 in grants for 2014-2015, gifts which make a positive impact for students and ignite a love of learning.

"Thank you so much! These funds mean a great deal to our school and I so appreciate the generosity of EEF donors. They truly make a difference in the lives of our children" - Regina Ligon, McCornack Elementary

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