We are proud to say that we are changing the lives of Edina students—one at a time. Our goal is to give ALL Edina students access to the life and learning opportunities within our amazing community. Please read below to see how your giving has made a difference.

  • Basketball Club

    Basketball Club

    One of the many after school clubs at both Edina middle schools is the basketball club, and we are thrilled to have unlocked an opportunity for a middle school student to participate. This winter, this student will be learning valuable athletic and team building skills as well as enjoying a safe …Read More »
  • Acting Academy

    Acting Academy

    Because of your generous support, Edina Give and Go has unlocked an opportunity for an Edina elementary student to participate in a Community Education acting class. This student is making friends, becoming more confident, and learning the valuable skill of public speaking all while having fun in a safe after school environment. Break …Read More »
  • Chess Club

    Chess Club

    Recently, we’ve had 5 elementary students request funds to help them sign up for chess club after school. As Benjamin Franklin wrote in 1786 in The Morals of Chess: “The Game of Chess is not merely an idle amusement; several very valuable qualities of the mind, useful in the course of human …Read More »
  • Piano Lessons

    Piano Lessons

    Playing the piano has been shown to improve math skills, emotional health, and coordination in students who take lessons. However, lessons can be cost-prohibitive for some Edina families. Edina Give and Go was thrilled to grant an Edina elementary student funds to take lessons after school. This child is so excited …Read More »
  • Instruments for All

    Instruments for All

    The band and orchestra programs at Edina Public Schools have long had a program where students who experience financial need could rent an instrument for a fee ranging from $50 to $100 per year. This fee was traditionally waived for students who receive free and reduced price lunch. However, over the years, the …Read More »
  • Orchestra Instruments

    Orchestra Instruments

    Playing in the orchestra has many benefits for the mind, body, and soul, but instruments are expensive! Often, students in need are able to rent an instrument from the schools. However, sometimes, the needed instrument is not available. Edina Give and Go was proud to be asked to help with …Read More »
  • Cheerleading

    Cheerleading

    Go Hornets! Several girls are 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 students need …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 »
  • Robotics Olympics

    Robotics Olympics

    This fall, Edina Give and Go helped an Edina elementary student sign up for Robotics Olympics after school. This student will get to design and program robots to compete in simulated Olympic events such as a sprinting in a race, throwing a basketball, and shooting a puck into a hockey …Read More »
  • Racing Club

    Racing Club

    This year, middle school students cannot hang out after school unsupervised. In order to stay after school, they must be involved in an activity or enrolled in a class. Edina Give and Go is working closely with Edina Community Education to ensure that all students who need to be enrolled …Read More »
  • After School Class

    After School Class

    Weight Lifting and Cardio Fitness This year, middle school students cannot hang out after school unsupervised. In order to stay after school, they must be involved in an activity or enrolled in a class. Edina Give and Go is working closely with Edina Community Education to ensure that all students …Read More »
  • After School Classes at Valley View Middle School

    After School Classes at Valley View Middle School

    Valley View Rec Center This year, middle school students cannot hang out after school unsupervised. In order to stay after school, they must be involved in an activity or enrolled in a class. Edina Give and Go is working closely with Edina Community Education to ensure that all students who …Read More »
  • Ballet

    Ballet

    Three little girls are thrilled to be taking a ballet fundamentals class through Edina Community Education this fall. With a little help from Edina Give and Go, they are practicing plies, tendues, and twirling across the floor weekly. Please GIVE so that we may unlock opportunities for other students to GO.Read More »
  • Math Skill Building

    Math Skill Building

    After school classes to build math skills are helpful for many students. However, some of the students who need this after school programming cannot afford it without a little help. Edina Give and Go was pleased to be able to offer financial help to the family of an elementary school student …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. Help a student by donating below.Read More »
  • Middle School Theatre

    Middle School Theatre

    It’s time to break a leg! 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 …Read More »
  • Band and Orchestra Instrument Rental

    Band and Orchestra Instrument Rental

    Yearly Instrument Rental and Summer Lessons So far this summer, 10 rising 5th graders are ready to join the band or orchestra at their elementary schools because of 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 »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »