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8th Annual luncheon scheduled for November 8, 2017

Steve Courtney, WJR Sports Director & radio personality, is back to host this year’s Luncheon, being held on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from noon until 1:30pm at St. Mary’s Cultural and Banquet Center. Tickets may be purchased ($50 ea. or $500 for a table of 10) by downloading the 2017 Foundation Luncheon Flyer or via

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AmazonSmile: A new way to support the LPS Education Foundation!

The LPS Education Foundation has partnered with AmazonSmile! AmazonSmile works this way: When first visiting AmazonSmile, customers are prompted to select a charitable organization from almost one million eligible organizations. In order to browse or shop at AmazonSmile, customers must first select a charitable organization. For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate

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Thank you, MECU!

The LPS Education Foundation was presented with a $10,000 dollar check from Michigan Educational Credit Union on Monday February 13th to benefit the Competitive Edge College Savings Program.  Seen here are Andrea Oquist Superintendent of Livonia Public Schools, Wendy Marquette representing MECU and Paul Condon, board member on the LPS Education Foundation.  “The donation will

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Brewing Joy for the LPS Education Foundation

Dunkin’ Donuts gave away free medium hot coffees to the first 500 customers at their Commerce Township and Farmington locations to celebrate the holiday season on Wednesday, Dec. 21, and presented the Gleaners Community Food Bank with a $5,000 grant, as well as a $1,000 donation to the Livonia Public Schools Education Foundation. The free coffee and donations

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‘Giving Tuesday’ celebrated at LPS Education Foundation Luncheon

It was appropriate that the 7th annual Livonia Public Schools Education Foundation fund-raising luncheon took place on Tuesday, November 29, a day dubbed as Giving Tuesday. “Today, we celebrate your gifts to our students, our schools and our community,” said Livonia Public Schools Superintendent Andrea Oquist to a crowd of more than 250 LPS Education

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Teachers surprised by LPS Foundation classroom grant awards

Members of the LPS Education Foundation recently took to the streets on a good will tour, traveling to 14 schools to deliver 19 classroom grants to unsuspecting, but very appreciative, teachers. The surprise presentations of over-sized checks brought huge smiles to the faces of the teachers who wrote compelling grant requests to fund a classroom

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LPS Education Foundation again slated to receive the ‘MODness!’

Livonia Public Schools Education Foundation has once again been selected to be the recipient of MOD Pizza’s “Spreading the MODness” charitable campaign as the holiday season kicks off near the end of November. MOD Pizza, located at 13229 Middlebelt, just south of Schoolcraft, will generously donate $1 for every pizza sold between Tuesday, November 22

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7th Annual LPS Education Foundation Luncheon

This year’s luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at St. Mary’s Cultural Center in Livonia.  The luncheon will be hosted by Steve Courtney, WJR Sports Director and radio personality, and the Keynote Speaker is Devin Scillian, WDIV News Anchor, author, musician and songwriter.  Tickets are $50 each, (a portion of the price is tax

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Foundation Grant Application Deadline

The deadline to apply for LPS Education Foundation grants is approaching quickly! Applications must be submitted by October 7. Click here to download the application.

Foundation holds open house at LCRC

Recently the Foundation took part in an open house at the Livonia Recreation Center. Liz Jarvis and Paul Condon are shown here promoting the foundation with a poster, banner and literature hand outs.  Many people stopped by to get information about our Competitive Edge and Grant programs.  “We are grateful to the Parks and Recreation

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