Thank you AXA for the $500 donation to match Chelsea Brown, Vice President's $500 donation. These dollars will go towards our 2017-18 Classroom Grant program, that is supported by the Consortium of Florida Education Foundations. The CFEF will match $1000....it's amazing how a donation of $500 can result into a $2000 donation!! Thank you for these matching grant opportunities!!
The change drive was a big hit for DeSoto County this Saturday! McDonald's, Arcadia Police Department and the DeSoto County Education Foundation partnered together to raise money for a scholarship fund. Just over $1200 was donated in 8 hours!!! As customers showed up at McDonald's for their morning coffee or afternoon snack, they donated loose change from their pockets and … Continue reading Change For a Change
ARCADIA, Fla. (November 2, 2016) — The DeSoto County Education Foundation (DCEF) announces a $12,500 donation from the Suncoast Credit Union Foundation. The donation will enhance learning opportunities for DeSoto County public school students. The Suncoast Credit Union funds will be distributed in the following ways: $2,000 for the 2017 Employee of the Year $1,000 … Continue reading FOUNDATION RECEIVES $12,500 DONATION
Thank you to the manager at the Arcadia, Florida Publix! The Desoto County Education Foundation appreciates his support and the Publix program, Tools for Back to School! Along with the contributions from the local community, Publix was able to donate boxes of paper, glue, scissors and notebooks to our DeSoto County schools! We look forward … Continue reading Publix Donates! – Tools for Back to School
Publix began their “Tools for Back to School” campaign last week. The goal is to give more students a chance to excel in their studies by making sure they have the necessary “tools”. Too often, parents don't have the money to prepare their children with basic learning materials. Many times, teachers use their own money … Continue reading Publix and DCEF work together to make sure students will have “Tools for Back to School “