Volume 21 | February 2020
The mission of the District 95 Educational Foundation is to raise funds and provide resources for additional innovations that empower all learners to achieve personal excellence.
Thank you to our Gala Sponsors!
Foundation Insight- Did you know...
WANTED: Gala Volunteers
The Foundation is looking for ADULT volunteers to help at our Gala on March 7th at Concorde Banquets. We need help with picking up balloons, set-up, silent auction close out, and clean up. Click HERE if you can help out!
Money Smart Week
In honor of Money Smart Week, we are hosting a workshop, "Off to College Soon? What You Need to Know About Money," on Thursday, April 9, 7-8PM, at Ela Area Public Library. Come hear from Inland Bank about the basics of making financial transactions while you are away at school. Click HERE for more info and to register. Parents AND children are encouraged to attend!
Cultural Diversity Fair- LAST CALL for BOOTHS!
LAST CALL to host a booth at our inaugural Cultural Diversity Fair on April 26th. We would still love more booths! How about Russia? Ireland? Italy? Japan? Where else? Click HERE to learn more and to sign up! Do you have an idea or connection for a cultural performance or ethnic restaurant? Please email Erica at foundation@lz95.org.
Amazon Smile
You can support the Foundation by doing your shopping on Amazon! The Foundation is able to receive 0.5% of eligible purchases through the AmazonSmile program. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know- same products, same prices, same service! All you have to do is shop   HERE  and the Foundation benefits.
What does the Foundation do?
  • Teacher innovation grants
  • Resources for District 95 initiatives such as Lego League, Film Festival, Science Fair, and STEAM Summit
  • Partner for high school internship opportunities
  • Academic funding for under-resourced students
  • Author in Residence
  • Basic needs for under-resourced students through Joanie's Closet
  • Cultural Diversity Fair
Board of Trustees
Sandra Frampton- Chair
Tom Lilly- Immediate Past Chair
Lisa Warren- Treasurer
Ann Marie McConnell- Corporate Secretary
Lisa Ballotti- Vice Chair Communications
Andy Spetter- Vice Chair Grants & Initiatives
Kelley Gallt- District 95 Superintendent & Trustee
Brad Bailey- Trustee
Katie Gazdacka- Trustee
Jennifer McGrath- Trustee
Allen Ordeanu- Trustee
John Sfire- Trustee Emeritus
Erica Chianelli - Executive Director
Thank you to our Corporate Partners
District 95 Educational Foundation | 847-540-5494 | foundation@lz95.org | www.district95foundation.org