Fundraising

Seeking Sponsors: Deadline April 1

Millbrae Education Foundation joins Silicon Valley Gives on May 3

Millbrae Education Foundation joins Silicon Valley Gives on May 3

ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS AND HELP US FUND MUSIC AND TECHNOLOGY FOR 2,700 PUBLIC SCHOOLS STUDENTS! For $0 – $1000+, we invite sponsors to support music and technology in our 5 public schools while visibly promoting your business with a 100% tax-deductible sponsorship of the Millbrae Education Foundation through our Silicon Valley Gives & Millbrae Night Out event on May 3.

Matching Grant sponsors will be publicly recognized from San Francisco to San Jose, with major recognition throughout Millbrae and directly to our district families.

Please see our sponsorship letter for more details on this and other levels of support, and email MEF President Christine Taylor or fill out the form below to become part of the sponsorship team!

Millbrae Education FoundationSeeking Sponsors: Deadline April 1
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May 3: MEF joins Silicon Valley Gives!

On May 3, the Millbrae Education Foundation joins Silicon Valley Gives (a 24-hour regional day of giving sponsored by Microsoft) and businesses all over Millbrae to fund the music and technology programs at Millbrae’s 5 public schools. The big day will include MEF’s Night Out and public performances from our Taylor band students.

BUSINESS OWNERS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS: Become a matching grantor, and your name will be promoted through Silicon Valley Gives, regional media, MEF, in our schools, and all over the City of Millbrae! Find out more. Deadline is April 1.

Last year, MEF was the medium-sized nonprofit with the HIGHEST NUMBER OF INDIVIDUAL DONORS out of 84 participating organizations. Let’s do it again this year, and give our students the best public school education in the Bay Area!

 

Millbrae Education FoundationMay 3: MEF joins Silicon Valley Gives!
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Kinder Info Night & LCAP Fair

Tonight (January 21), MEF will be at the Millbrae School District’s TK/Kindergarten Information Night (6-7pm) and District LCAP Fair (7-8pm) at the Shea Center at Taylor Middle School. Millbrae District lead administrators and teachers will share information regarding their annual update on our District’s LCAP (Local Control Accountability Plan) goals and action plans.

If you can’t make it, here’s an 2015-16 MEF overview for our new families.

2016 Kinder:TK

Millbrae Education FoundationKinder Info Night & LCAP Fair
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MEF Gives $324k to Millbrae Schools

On November 3, the Millbrae Education Foundation was honored to deliver the largest contribution to the Millbrae School District our history! This $324,103 contribution is currently funding elementary music (TK-5th), 5th grade band, Taylor’s 0-period band, and technology education for students and teachers at Taylor and all 4 elementary schools. Detailed breakdown of contribution. Thank you to our 2014-15 donors for making this possible!

Pictured, L-R:Karen Bettucchi (MEF Immediate Past President), Lynne Ferrario (Board of Education President), and Christine Taylor (2015-16 MEF President)
Millbrae Education FoundationMEF Gives $324k to Millbrae Schools
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8th Walk-a-Thon: October 4, 2015

Save the date, because this year, it’s going to be BIG!

For the first time, our Walk-a-Thon will show that we are STRONGER TOGETHER as all 5 schools join community and family to support public school education in Millbrae. The big day of food, fun, family, and music takes place at the Taylor Middle School fields and the Caroline Shea Center.

Details to be announced soon!

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Millbrae Education Foundation8th Walk-a-Thon: October 4, 2015
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ARCHIVE: June 5, 2015 Update

c3876256-2744-4227-9d6c-da598e22f264MEF currently has $335,000 available to fund programs in September. With just a little more helpelementary music; 5th-grade band; and Taylor & elementary computer/digital education will stay in our district next school year.

THANK YOU to all who have contributed this school year! There’s still time to contribute to ensure these programs in September.

If we want Millbrae’s public schools to improve for our kids, we have to contribute the funds that the State of California does not. Our community & business supporters are encouraging you to donate by June 12 by offering 3 fantastic summer family prizes! 

ONE MARTIAL ARTS of Millbrae is offering a 1.5 hour party for your child and friends! Celebrate end-of-the-school-year, a birthday, or just for fun!

GREAT AMERICA is offering 2 tickets good for any day in the 2015 Season.

GILROY GARDENS Family Theme Park is offering 2 tickets good all summer and until November 2015.

Every district family who made a donation from August 2014 – June 12, 2015, will be entered into the drawing!

Millbrae Education FoundationARCHIVE: June 5, 2015 Update
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ARCHIVE: 2CDD Total: $21,000 in 2 days

Thanks to all of the families and community supporters who contributed to better education in Millbrae’s public schools during Second Chance Donation Days, MEF raised $21,000 on January 28-29! Special thanks to our volunteers who made this years 2CDD a great success. We literally cannot do it without you!

As of February 5, 2015, we have raised $213,000 towards music and computer education in our public schools for 2015-16. By June 30, 2015, we need to raise the following amounts to reach fundraising benchmarks:

  • $137,000 more ($350,000 total): Retain music and tech programs as-is in 2015-16.
  • $287,000 more ($500,000 total): Expand frequency of music & tech education.

CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of $40 gift cards to Bacchus Wine Shop!
Whitney Broussard
Raymond YingBing Liu
Tony and Claudia Buttigieg
Juan Hua Liang

Second Chance Donation Days are another opportunity to get our message out and encourage families to support their student’s education. However, IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO DONATE! One-time and monthly contribution options are available.

Remember, YOUR contribution makes the difference between basic, state-funded education and the 21st century education our kids need.

Millbrae Education FoundationARCHIVE: 2CDD Total: $21,000 in 2 days
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