Help our kids by helping the Lakewood Education Foundation
Thanks to generous donations from Lakewood residents and businesses, the Lakewood Education Foundation (LEF) has been able to give grants for hundreds of classroom improvement projects in Lakewood schools since 2003. This shows the importance that Lakewood residents and businesses place on our local schools…and the trust they place in LEF to select worthy projects.
In 2017, 114 Lakewood school projects received grants totaling $54,525. The grants went to classroom projects in schools throughout Lakewood.
Despite the wonderful generosity in Lakewood, 34 classroom requests could not be fulfilled because of a shortage of funds. You can help for this coming school year by making a donation. Any size is appreciated and put to good use.
Donating is easy at www.lakewoodcity.org/donateLEF.
LEF is a non-profit agency run by Lakewood residents. An annual fireworks stand, Columbus Day golf tournament, and lots of individual donations raise the annual support funding. After very modest expenses, 100% of donations reach kids in Lakewood classrooms.
The number one request this past year for classroom grants was for extra books, proving that some teaching tools never go out of fashion. Following close behind were requests for science and lab equipment, educational field trips, musical instruments, and classroom technology such as Apple TVs and iPads.
See a video and learn more about LEF at www.lakewoodcity.org/LEFvideo.