Read more about opportunities you can help us unlock today.

Partnering with the Edina Public Schools and donors, we are unlocking opportunities in academics, arts and athletics for students who are economically disadvantaged.

Opportunities

  • Cheerleading

    Cheerleading

    Go Hornets! Several girls will be participating in cheerleading this fall with the help of Edina Give and Go. Not only does cheerleading promote school spirit, it also provides exercise, camaraderie, and a sense of pride in their school. However, uniforms and team fees are expensive! Right here in Edina, some …Read More »
  • Basketball Camp

    Basketball Camp

    Summer Basketball Camp Three Edina students will be taking part in a week long basketball camp this summer with the help of Edina Give and Go. Right here in Edina, some students need a little help to be able to participate in athletics. Won’t you GIVE so that other students …Read More »
  • 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 »
  • Band and Orchestra Instrument Rental

    Band and Orchestra Instrument Rental

    Yearly Instrument Rental and Summer Lessons So far this month, seven 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Pool Pass

    Pool Pass

    Summer Fun at the Edina Aquatic Center A mom of three recently requested help paying for a pool pass for her family. This pass will allow her kids to have a safe, fun way to play and keep cool this summer. We were happy to assist! Please continue to give …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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • AAU Basketball

    AAU Basketball

    Off-Season Ball It’s almost impossible for athletes to play at the varsity level without playing in the off-season. However, off-season training comes at a high cost. An Edina student approached us asking for help playing AAU basketball so that he could remain competitive. Because of your generous support, we were able …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 »
  • 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 »