WISHING YOU A HAPPY NEW YEAR!!
Education Foundation of Indian River County
"Opening Doors to Student Success!"
Thankful for Science!
The 27th Annual Indian River Regional Science & Engineering Fair
Coming up on Saturday, January 26th, 550 students from Indian River County Schools will compete in the Regional Science Fair!

This event could not be possible without the support from our event sponsors!
GRAND SPONSORS
Grand Harbor Community Outreach
George E. Warren Corporation
Piper Aircraft Corporation
Toyota/Kia of Vero Beach
Wells Fargo

COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP SPONSORS
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Florida Institute of Technology
Indian River State College
The Link Foundation

PROGRAM SPONSORS
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Publix Super Markets Charities


SECONDARY AWARD SPONSORS
Cardiovascular Consultants
The Chesley Family
Extant Aerospace
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Foundation
The Lazorik Family
Technology Partners  
Vero Beach Neurology & Research Institute

ELEMENTARY AWARD SPONSORS
Dr. Linda Clerch, Ph.D.
The Dong Family
Florida Power & Light
Glendale Trade Center
Orchid Island Dog Spa 

Thankful for Volunteers!
Volunteers are a large part of what makes an organization great and these are no exception!

A HUGE thank you to The Dong Family. We call them our "Science Fair Intelligence Specialists!" They have helped us to format ALL student paperwork for the fair including but not limited to; name-tags, project display cards, check in sheets, and the amazing PowerPoint presentation that is shown at the Awards Ceremony listing ALL of the event winners.


Thank you to The Dong Family! We couldn't do it without you!
Thankful for Runners!

On Tuesday, January 1st, Run Vero held its Resolution Run to kick off the New Year!

Education Foundation was proud to be the benefactor for this years race!

$1,200.00 was given to the Education Foundation to be used towards The Sneaker Exchange Program for students to get on the right "foot" for Education!

Thank you to Run Vero & all of the Runners who participated in this years race!

A special Thank You to ALL the volunteers who helped on race day and prior, your willingness to volunteer does not go unnoticed! THANK YOU!

Thankful for New Shoes!
Starting February 5th begins a new round of 'The Sneaker Exchange' Program.
Thanks to a partnership with Payless Shoe Store, students who are in need, are eligible to receive a free pair of new shoes to help keep them on a path for learning!

These take place every Tuesday & Thursday from February 5th - April 4th (excluding Spring Break from March 18th-22nd). If you are interested in volunteering or donating to this program please visit our website to sign up or make a donation to help continue this program.
Thankful for Kindergarten!
Do you or someone you know have a child who will be entering Kindergarten in the Summer of 2019?

If so, then make sure to attended the 4th Annual Kindergarten Round Up, being held on Saturday, February 23rd, from 10am-2pm at the
Indian River Mall.

Here you can register your child for Kindergarten, learn about the many programs and school activities for your child and also learn more about the Education Foundations 'STEP into Kindergarten' program!
Save The Dates!





April 17th, 2019 - Wine & Wickets Fundraising Event, held at Johns Island West Course.





April 27th, 2019 - Charity Shoot Fundraising Event, held at The Windsor Gun Club.
“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think."
-Margaret Mead

Do you want to continue to help us grow power, knowledge and skills for our local students and teachers? Without the help of donors like you, many needs in our education community will be unmet.

Please make a gift for education to help us continue to provide skills for children and their teachers ensuring they will achieve successful lives through high quality education.


The Education Foundation of Indian River County is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization
whose mission is to enhance our community’s investment in our schools
with the goal of achieving excellence for students and educators.

P. 772-564-0034 | F. 772-564-0761 | director@educationfoundationirc.org