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Teachers receive surprise visits by Grant Committee

LPS Education Foundation thankful for support Yoga ball seats, additional technology, Battle of the Books reading materials, STEM and Robotics equipment, and even a mobile greenhouse are just a few of the items that students in Livonia Public Schools will enjoy, thanks to the LPS Education Foundation. The LPS Education Foundation’s grant program received 42

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LPS Education Foundation thankful for support

Community support for the LPS Education Foundation continued this fall, as some 225 guests attended the annual fundraising luncheon event at St. Mary’s Cultural and Banquet Center to benefit the Foundation’s Competitive Edge College Savings Program. “It is a tribute to our community that you’ve once again filled this room,” said Diane Policelli, president of

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Best year ever for Bounce Back to School

The 2018-2019 school year was welcomed with great excitement at this year’s Bounce Back to School event, held at Riley Upper Elementary on August 23. This annual party, which saw an estimated 1,000 guests, raised a record-breaking $10,000 for the LPS Education Foundation. These funds benefit the Foundation’s Competitive Edge program. Boasting 13 inflatable attractions,

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Bounce Your Way Back to School!

We are jumping up and down to celebrate the beginning of the new school year!

Mark your calendar for August 23!

Big shout-out to the Michigan Educational Credit Union!

Marking its 11th year of support for the Livonia Public Schools Education Foundation, the Michigan Educational Credit Union recently presented a generous check for $10,000, which will help support the Competitive Edge College Savings program for LPS families. MECU is dedicated to the mission of the LPS Education Foundation and has been since 2007. MECU

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Community support continues for LPS Education Foundation

Seat by seat, table by table, the room filled with more than 230 supporters of the LPS Education Foundation, during its annual fundraising luncheon held Nov. 8 at St. Mary’s Cultural and Banquet Center in Livonia. From business and education to faith and non-profits, it was a tremendous show of support, according to LPS Education

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Masco supports the LPS Foundation

Recently Masco Corporation presented the Livonia Public Schools Education Foundation with a very generous contribution. Shown here from left to right are Paul Condon-Foundation Director, Sue Sabo-Director of Communications and Corporate Giving for Masco Corporation, Diane Policelli-President LPS Education Foundation and Andrea Oquist-Superintendent of Livonia Public Schools.  Masco Corporation recently moved its world headquarters to

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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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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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