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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!

How we’re responding to COVID-19

April 21, 2020

We’ve been busy the last month! On behalf of the thousands of students, teachers and families served by Henrico Education Foundation (HEF), thank you for your continued support! These are confusing and uncertain times for all of us. But this doesn’t mean the important work of the foundation and our public schools has stopped. Our…

Scholarship Deadline is April 24, 2020

April 9, 2020

Please send ALL HEF scholarships applications electronically by the end of business (5:00pm) on Friday, April 24.

Wawa Foundation

Thank you Wawa Foundation for supporting our COVID-19 relief efforts

April 8, 2020

HEF received a $1,000 grant from the Wawa Foundation to support “grab and go” packaged meals for HCPS students in Henrico County.

Thank you Wawa for this generous donation!

Tee Off for Education

Tee Off for Education – October 7, 2020

April 7, 2020

22nd Annual Golf Tournament
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We have exceeded our matching goal of $15,000

April 1, 2020

Your Help is Still Needed Thanks to your generosity we have exceeded our matching goal of $15,000 for the COVID-19 response fund! Thanks to the Robins Foundation who matched that $15,000, we now have $30,000 more to support HCPS students and their families during this challenging time. While we have reached our matching goal, your…

$15,000 Robins Foundation match aims to fuel donations for the items Henrico families need most

March 25, 2020

Press Release re-posted with permission from Henrico County Public Schools The Henrico County community always steps up in a big way during trying times, and the coronavirus emergency has been no different. Now, a matching grant as part of the Robins Foundation’s strategic partnership with the Henrico Education Foundation will build on that generosity and channel…

Scholarship Deadlines Postponed

March 16, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 school closings, the HEF scholarship deadlines have been postponed. We will announce revised deadlines as soon as possible. HEF staff will provide the high school scholarship representatives in the School Counseling departments with updated application submission information. We will post updated scholarship announcements on this site as soon as they are…

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For two weeks, Douglas Freeman students can enter an immersive portal and meet people around the world

February 13, 2020

Press Release re-posted with permission from Henrico County Public Schools Henrico, Va., Feb. 13, 2020 — It’s long been the stuff of science fiction: step into a portal and be instantly transported to the other side of the globe. And while students at Douglas S. Freeman High School won’t technically be leaving their Three Chopt…