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Tee Off for Education

Tee Off for Education Golf Tournament

October 8, 2020

Henrico Education Foundation Board of Directors and staff would like to thank our generous sponsors and event patrons for supporting the Tee Off for Education golf tournament

Art Love Founder donates art kits

September 4, 2020

5th grade Kaechele student Ava Rajappa (right) with friends Kailey & Caroline Kotze (left to right) donated more than 500 art kits for Glen Lea and Laburnum students. Ava started her own non-profit [art-love.org] that so far has distributed 2000 kits across the US! Art teacher Raelyn Fines was excited to receive the kits! Glen…

2 Henrico schools to benefit from state grant

August 27, 2020

The Henrico Education Foundation earned two of the 51 grants awarded yesterday by the Virginia Department of Education to fund 21st Century Community Learning Centers in communities across the commonwealth. Read more at the Henrico Citizen

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…

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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…

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…