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HEF is hiring for the Learning & Discovery Program

July 31, 2020

Learning and Discovery Program Job Descriptions   Center Director Are you looking for part-time work at full-time pay? Are you passionate about supporting students and a staff team? Join the Henrico Education Foundation’s Learning & Discovery Program as a part-time Center Director! Our Center Directors earn a minimum of $20 per hour for up to…

Supporting Teachers, Students & Families in HCPS’ 2020-21 Mission Forward

July 30, 2020

  Since the COVID school closure in March, HEF has provided funding for HCPS teachers, students and their families. This has included food and basic necessities for Henrico’s most vulnerable students, and WiFi hotspots for students and teachers without internet access. This support has expanded to include virtual summer camps for nearly 100 disadvantaged students…

CLC Summer Programming

How do we reach summer camp students during COVID?

July 15, 2020

It’s easy, we bring the program to them! Through HEF’s Community Learning Center (CLC) initiative, working in partnership with HCPS, we’re delivering programming to nearly 100 students in the safety of their own homes. Site Supervisors from Ratcliffe Elementary, Glen Lea Elementary, Wilder Middle, and HEF’s CLC Program Officer created a virtual learning plan featuring…

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Thank you Dominion Club!

June 12, 2020

Thank you so much to The Dominion Club and their generous members for the fabulous $25,500 donation to HEF’s COVID-19 response fund. This support continues to ensure that vulnerable families have the support they need, including meals and access to materials for remote internet-based learning. We’re all in this together and we’re thankful to have amazing partners…

COVID-19 Update

June 3, 2020

Thank you to all of the generous donors who have given to HEF’s COVID-19 Response Fund. HEF has raised $640,905 since March, 2020 to ensure vulnerable families have the support they need, including meals and access to materials for remote internet-based learning. While the impact of the COVID-19 crisis will be felt for months and…

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Facebook Grant Enables HEF to Strengthen COVID-19 Response

May 15, 2020

The Henrico Education Foundation is expanding the impact of its COVID-19 Response Fund supporting vulnerable children and families in Henrico County, thanks to a $280,000 grant from Facebook. The tech company’s Henrico Data Center is located in eastern Henrico’s White Oak Technology Park. The foundation has partnered with the center as part of Facebook’s COVID…

Thank You!

May 7, 2020

  Today we’d like to say thank you to all of the generous donors who have given to HEF either as a part of #GivingTuesdayNow or who have given to our COVID-19 Response Fund during this difficult time. We are so thankful for your support, and because of you our work will continue as we…

National School Nurse Day

National School Nurse Day – May 6

May 6, 2020

  HEF thanks School Health Services for providing caring clinic staff all year!  We’re especially grateful for the department providing on-site care during CLC summer camps. Thanks for all you do keeping our students healthy!

Lindsey Pantele - 2020 Teacher of the Year

Glen Allen High School teacher named Henrico Schools’ 2020 Teacher of the Year

May 5, 2020

Press Release re-posted with permission from Henrico County Public Schools Henrico County Public Schools employs more than 4,000 teachers, but only one is honored each year with the division’s Teacher of the Year Award. Lindsey Pantele, an English teacher at Glen Allen High School, was named this year’s winner. Because of HCPS’ closure for the coronavirus pandemic,…

Giving Tuesday Now

Today is #GivingTuesdayNow!

May 5, 2020

Check out our #GivingTuesdayNow Q&A video to learn more about HEF, and please donate to our COVID-19 Relief Fund. Donate Securely