We are unlocking opportunities, one student at a time because right here in Edina, some students need a little extra help. From internet services to test prep fees, we unlock opportunities in academics.

Read more about our academic opportunities below.

  • KIDS Club and Success Center

    KIDS Club and Success Center

    Summer KIDS Club Kids Club provides a safe, caring environment for students to enjoy during the summer. Students maintain and make friendships as the explore the Twin Cities on field trips and hang out with friends playing games and making crafts. They also get help with reading and math to …Read More »
  • AVID 12 Books

    AVID 12 Books

    Books Needed for Summer Reading The AVID 12 kids are going to college! Before they go, they need one last thing from Edina High School— their summer reading books so they’ll be ready to hit the ground running in the fall. AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness …Read More »
  • Summer Kids’ Club

    Summer Kids’ Club

    Child in Need of a Safe Place to Go this Summer An Edina Elementary student is currently homeless. Mom needed her child to have access to Summer Kids’ Club so that her child could have some structure, interaction with other kids, and the opportunity to do arts, crafts, and have …Read More »
  • Genesys Works

    Genesys Works

    Summer Internship Opportunity One of our high school students was selected to participate in Genesys Works this summer! The program’s mission is “to transform the lives of disadvantage high school students through skills training, meaningful internships, and impactful relationships.” There is only one problem:  the student had already purchased a plane ticket …Read More »
  • Access Program at Edina High School

    Access Program at Edina High School

    Finding a Realistic Path Beyond High School The Access program at Edina High School  is designed to catch EPS students and encourage, support, and help push them to an individual realistic path beyond high school. To that end, the paid staff and volunteers in the Access Program are available to …Read More »
  • Summer is GO time 2017!

    Summer is GO time 2017!

    Edina Community Education Summer Enrichment Camps Every summer, Edina Community Education puts on numerous camps and classes to provide enrichment over the summer to students in grades K-8. However, they have found through family surveys that one of the biggest barriers to participation in summer enrichment is cost. So, Edina …Read More »
  • Leaders in Training

    Leaders in Training

    Camp Kici Yapi This summer 10 Edina middle school students interested in becoming future day camp counselors will get to participate in a two week Leaders in Training camp at Camp Kici Yapi. There, they will have the opportunity to shadow counselors of younger campers and assist staff in their …Read More »
  • Summer of Opportunity

    Summer of Opportunity

    Camp Kici Yapi This summer, 5o Edina students who experience economic difficulties will get to go to camp at Camp Kici Yapi for a week! While there, they will learn skills, develop character, and make new friends. Engaging in physical, social, and educational activities such as swimming, canoeing, archery, climbing, environmental …Read More »
  • Yearbooks

    Yearbooks

    South View Middle School Yearbook Scholarship Request Do you remember the joy of getting your yearbook signed at the end of the school year? Imagine how it might feel to be one of the only students who doesn’t have one. Yearbooks are an expensive “extra” and as such, are something …Read More »
  • Driver’s Ed Classes

    Driver’s Ed Classes

    Driver’s Ed Driver’s Ed classes through Edina Community Education offer students so much more than the opportunity to learn how to drive. Getting a driver’s license removes a transportation barrier that allows students to access great life and learning opportunities. Edina Give and Go partners equally with Edina Community Education …Read More »
  • KIDS Club

    KIDS Club

    After-School Enrichment Opportunity Two Edina elementary students are excited that they are able to go to KIDS Club after school now because of Edina Give and Go. These two students needed a nurturing, enriching atmosphere after school so that they could grow socially and academically. This opportunity allows them to meet …Read More »
  • Prom Tux Rental

    Prom Tux Rental

    Prom! The very word conjures up memories of long gowns and tuxes, corsages and boutonnierres, dinner and dancing…. but all of those cost money, lots of money. This year, at least one boy will be attending Edina High School’s prom in a rented tuxedo with the help of  Edina Give …Read More »
  • YMCA Membership Requested

    YMCA Membership Requested

    George* is new to Edina Public Schools and was having trouble adjusting to his new home and school. His dad came to us and asked if we could help pay for a membership to the Southdale YMCA so that George could make some friends and have a safe place to …Read More »
  • College Application Fees

    College Application Fees

    Fees for College Application Process Are Burdensome for Edina Students in Need Recently, a frustrated student walked into the Access room at Edina High School. This student had jumped through many of the hoops required by the college application process: filling out applications, writing essays, interviewing, and completing the FAFSA. …Read More »
  • Kindergarten Readiness

    Kindergarten Readiness

    Did you know that Edina Give and Go works with students starting in preschool? Last fall, an elementary school social worker encountered a family with a preschooler who needed a little extra help preparing for kindergarten. The social worker referred the family to Edina Give and Go. Like Edina Public Schools, we …Read More »
  • Edina Yearbooks

    Edina Yearbooks

    Are you able to help a student purchase a yearbook? Do you remember the joy of getting your yearbook signed at the end of the school year? Imagine how it might feel to be one of the only students who doesn’t have one. Yearbooks are an expensive “extra” and as …Read More »
  • Quarterly In-Kind Donation Drive: Calculators

    Quarterly In-Kind Donation Drive: Calculators

    Edina Give and Go is collecting new or gently used calculators for 3rd – 12th graders. If your child no longer needs his or hers, please consider passing it along to a student in need. The following Texas Instruments calculators are recommended by the district: TI- 108 TI- 15 TI- …Read More »
  • Urban Boatbuilders Project

    Urban Boatbuilders Project

    Help a student learn valuable skills! With your support, Edina Give and Go will be working with Edina Community Education and Urban Boatbuilders this spring to allow 16 middle schools students to turn a pile of wood into a beautiful canoe.  Help us make it happen by giving here now:  Read More »
  • School Sponsored Trips

    School Sponsored Trips

    Many of Edina’s great life and learning opportunities happen outside the classroom during school sponsored trips. Edina Give and Go supports sending qualifying students on these trips by helping to pay travel fees up to $250. Help a student by donating below.Read More »
  • Help High School Students with ACT/SAT/TOEFL Testing

    Help High School Students with ACT/SAT/TOEFL Testing

    Students who qualify can take the SAT and ACT at no charge—twice. Some of our students would like to take it another time. Many could benefit from added support, but cannot afford it. Others could use help to pay for the TOEFL (a test for students whose first language is …Read More »