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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

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We are so grateful

May 4, 2020

Tomorrow, May 5th is #GivingTuesdayNow! Today we are sharing how grateful we are at HEF. We’re thankful for our generous donors, supporters, the organizations, individuals and our partners who support HEF’s mission which is to “strengthen public education by advancing innovative programs and initiatives designed to improve student achievement”. This unwavering support allows HEF to…

Teacher Appreciation Week - May 4-8, 2020

Teacher Appreciation Week – May 4-8

May 4, 2020

To the stellar 4,083 HCPS teachers—you’re frontline heroes for Henrico’s students! Your gifts of time, caring, compassion, intelligence, and creativity inspire our students, families and the Henrico community.  Never have we appreciated YOU more—our heartfelt thanks to each of you.

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HEF is so very grateful to all of our amazing partners, especially during COVID-19!

May 1, 2020

The staff and volunteers of the HCPS Family and Community Engagement team are on the front lines providing meals and assistance to children and families living in poverty. Their work is fueled by the community’s generous donations to HEF’s COVID-19 Response Fund. On Tuesday, May 5th, you can assist HEF’s efforts to make certain that…

School Lunch Hero Day - May 1

May 1st is School Lunch Hero Day!

May 1, 2020

HEF salutes HCPS cafeteria heroes! In addition to providing meals in every school every day, School Nutrition partners with HEF to provide snacks and meals for students attending after school and summer programs in Community Learning Center schools. You all are the best!

Robins Foundation's Family Crisis Fund

Check out this encouraging update on the Robins Foundation’s Family Crisis Fund

April 30, 2020

We are proud to partner with the Robins Foundation to ensure individual checks are making it into the hands of our area’s most vulnerable families. Working hand in hand with the HCPS Family and Community Engagement team we have identified approximately 200 families so far who will have benefited from this service. If you’d like…

Giving Tuesday Now – May 5th

April 29, 2020

Join us next Tuesday, May 5th, for #GivingTuesdayNow and watch our video to learn more!