October 2016 Business Newsletter

We are happy to announce this year’s business partners. Please check out our December business partner newsletter and our featured business partner Sports Basement. If your business would like to partner with WCEF please contact Morgan Hansen at... read more

Winners of our Costco $500 gift card drawing!

Robin & David Reese are the winners of our Costco $500 gift card drawing! Congratulations Reese family! Thank you to everyone who donated to WCEF during our annual ask campaign. If you did not have an opportunity to donate, please consider donating today at... read more

WCEF Welcomes You to a New School Year!

Dear 2016-2017 School Year Parents: Welcome to the new school year! You will soon receive your registration packets for the 2016-2017 school year, as they were recently mailed to your homes. When you go online to register your student(s), please don’t forget to... read more

Final 2015-2016 Fundraising Update

We made our $1 million funding goal for the 2015-2016 school year! Thank you so much to all of our donors for helping us fund the critical programs and services that so enrich our students’ education. To view what we fund,... read more

May Fundraising Update

Our $1 million goal is within reach but we still need your help! If we do not make our $1 million goal, we will not be able to fulfill our commitment to fund the critical programs and services that so enrich our students’ education. To view what we fund, click here.... read more

Las Lomas Leadership Class Supports WCEF

If you have not gotten around to making your 2015-2016 donation to WCEF yet, you may have received a call last Thursday asking for your support. And chances are, you may have spoken to one of our Las Lomas High School Leadership class students. It’s not always easy... read more

WCEF Adds Juggling to P.E. Curriculum

April Fools!!! We will not be preparing our elementary school students for the circus, but we do have some great offers from our Business Partners this month. Read the April edition of our Business Partners Newsletter >>          ... read more

Save the Date for May 11!

Save the Date for May 11! Taste & Toast to Education—A Downtown Walnut Creek Restaurant & Shopping “FUNdraiser” to Support our Schools Mark your calendars for our 2016 WCEF Spring Family Event! Coupon booklets, containing a variety of valuable... read more

Local Family Donates $12,500 to WCEF!

Last week, Evren Eryurek, Melissa Stephens and their sons, who attend Parkmead Elementary and Walnut Creek Intermediate, came to our Board meeting and presented us with a check for $12,500. Mr. Eryurek works for General Electric and was the recipient of the... read more

March Fundraising Update

Have you made your donation to WCEF yet? There isn’t much time left to donate for this school year! Thank you to all of the families that have already donated to WCEF K-12 for this school year. With your help, we’ve already raised $850,000 toward our $1 million... read more

Read Our March Business Partners Newsletter

All of the businesses featured in our monthly Business Partner Newsletter are supporters of WCEF K-12. If you own or operate a business, please consider partnering with us. It will provide exposure for your business, while showing your commitment to education. Read... read more

Apply for the De Sa Scholarship by April 14!

Each year, WCEF awards the Michael W. De Sa Memorial Scholarship to a graduating Las Lomas High School senior who has attended kindergarten through 8th grade at a Walnut Creek School District school. Applications for this one-time, $2,000 scholarship are available... read more

Meet WCEF’s new E.D., Morgan West Hansen!

Morgan West Hansen has been a civil litigator for the past eight years. She elected to leave the legal profession for a non-profit career where her work will have a positive and long-lasting effect. Morgan served on the Board of Directors of Girls Inc. of the Island... read more

Walnut Heights Raised Big Money for WCEF!

Room 34 at Walnut Heights raised big money during Turn Up The Heat! WCEF would like to send a huge thank you to Mr. Siegel and his third grade class at Walnut Heights for showing so much hea(r)t during Turn Up The Heat! Mr. Siegel is a tireless proponent for WCEF.... read more

Q&A with Lisa Sun

Lisa is a Las Lomas parent and Las Lomas Site Co-Chair on the Board of the Walnut Creek Education Foundation Tell us about your children. I have one son, Nicholas, who is a senior at Las Lomas. Does your family contribute to WCEF K-12? Yes! We have contributed to WCEF... read more