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. We’ll be collecting the instruments from April through June. Please
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 students need a little help in order to participate. Please
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 can GO to camps such as these?
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 keep skills up so that the “summer slide” is minimized.
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 your generosity, these students will get hands-on experience in the arts!
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 system for elementary through higher education that is designed to
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 so that other families in need can enjoy these opportunities.
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 a great summer. However, she needed help to pay for
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 so she could travel to visit her mother in Mexico, and
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 the hands of an aspiring musician. We’ll be collecting the
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 all students on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the school year.