We are unlocking opportunities, one student at a time because right here in Edina, some students need a little extra help. From band costs to activity fees, we unlock opportunities in the arts.

Read more about our arts opportunities below.

  • Band and Orchestra Instrument Rental

    Band and Orchestra Instrument Rental

    Yearly Instrument Rental and Summer Lessons So far this month, nine rising 5th graders will be joining the band or orchestra at their elementary schools with the help of Edina Give and Go. Your donations paid the fees for instrument rental for the school year and beginning instrument lessons over the summer. Thanks to …Read More »
  • Instruments: Quarterly In-Kind Donation Drive

    Instruments: Quarterly In-Kind Donation Drive

    Now collecting band and orchestra instruments! Do you have a band or orchestra instrument gathering dust in your basement? If so, there may well be an Edina 5th grader who could use it! Through a partnership with Edina band directors, we can take your old instrument and put in in …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 »
  • Drama Class

    Drama Class

    Break a Leg! This spring we granted a request from an elementary student who wanted to take part in “It’s A Pirate’s Life,” a play being produced through the Edina branch of Drama Kids International. Students taking part in this production gain confidence and learn to express themselves creatively. They also learn …Read More »
  • Concert Tickets

    Concert Tickets

    All City Orchestra Concert Tickets Every year, the Edina Public Schools Orchestra Program hosts an All City Orchestra Concert. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children. This year, the orchestra directors approached Edina Give and Go to see if we’d be willing to fund a program to help …Read More »
  • Middle School Theatre

    Middle School Theatre

    Fulfilled! All middle school students in Edina can participate in theatre because there is a no cut policy. However, there is a fee for participation and some students need help paying that fee. With your help, we were able to make a middle schooler’s dream of performing on stage come true! …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 »
  • Music Lessons during Saturday School

    Music Lessons during Saturday School

    Once a student recieves an orchestra or band instrument, they are expected to take lessons to learn how to play it. Since our students are receiving an instrument because they can’t afford one, they certainly can’t afford lessons! We have arranged to have a former Edina band director give one-on-one lessons. …Read More »
  • 2016 Summer is GO Time!

    2016 Summer is GO Time!

    Just like their friends from school, Summer is GO Time participants will get to choose from over 50 exciting summer camps offered through Edina Community Education. Camps last for one week (4-5 days) in either morning or afternoon sessions. The choices are many and varied… running the gamut from  Art & Yoga …Read More »
  • 2016 Summer of Opportunity

    2016 Summer of Opportunity

    Fulfilled! Students will spend a week at Camp Kici Yapi learning skills, developing character, and making friends. Day camp activities include swimming, canoeing, archery, climbing, environmental education, cookouts, arts and crafts, and fort building. Edina Give and Go is contributing $250 per student. Each family is paying $25 per student.Read More »
  • Collecting Instruments

    Collecting Instruments

    Do you have a band or orchestra instrument gathering dust in your basement? If so, there may well be an Edina 5th grader who could use it! Through a partnership with Edina band directors, we can take your old instrument and put in in the hands of an aspiring musician. …Read More »
  • Musical Instrument Teachers Needed

    Musical Instrument Teachers Needed

    We are looking for qualified individuals willing to give music lessons to promising young musicians in our middle schools. In order to keep pace with other students in band and orchestra, private lessons are essential. This would be a great opportunity for volunteers to build a relationship and make a difference …Read More »
  • Donate Musical Instruments Here

    Donate Musical Instruments Here

    Two soon-to-be 5th graders are signed up to play in the band next year— but they need instruments. We are searching for a trumpet and a clarinet. If you would be willing to donate to these students, they would be SO happy! Click the button below if you are able to help, …Read More »
  • Elementary Family In Need

    Elementary Family In Need

    The guardian of four Edina elementary and preschool siblings needs assistance paying for sports, music lessons, and swimming lessons for the children. The family has received some scholarships, so the total amount needed to help all 4 children is $252. If you are able to help, please click the button below.Read More »
  • Orchestra Enrichment, Fall String Camp

    Orchestra Enrichment, Fall String Camp

    Middle schoolers have an opportunity to attend a camp where they are involved in large group rehearsals, sectionals, supervised recreation, and more. Fall String Camp is a great opportunity to expand their musical skills, make new friends, and have good meals in a safe place.  However, the $160 fee (which …Read More »
  • Help A Student Who Wants To Play The Violin

    Help A Student Who Wants To Play The Violin

    Thank you for helping a middle school student who desperately wanted to learn to play the violin. Many thanks to the donor of the violin this student is now happily playing!  Read More »