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
Tutoring Pilot Program This summer, Edina Give and Go tried something new. In partnership with Access Great Teachers, we are helping a few Edina students get academic tutoring over the summer so that they will be ready to hit the ground running when school starts up this fall. We’ve had many requests for help with tutoring and we are thrilled
Play Ball! Right here in Edina, a little boy is super excited to be able to play fall baseball this year. It’s his favorite sport, and he wouldn’t have been able to play without a little help from Edina Give and Go. Edina Give and Go happily unlocked this opportunity for him, but we couldn’t have done it without your support. Please GIVE so others
Edina High School Band Tour 2017 This fall, the Edina High School Marching Band will be going on tour to Branson, Missouri. This trip is considered by many bandies to be the highlight of their band career. It is an opportunity to improve skills, experience the thrill of performing away from home, bond with other band students, and make memories
Now Collecting School Supplies From now through September, Edina Give and Go is collecting school supplies for Edina students in need. Many students stop in to the school social workers’ offices looking for supplies at the beginning of the year. We want to be sure that the social workers have ample supplies to give to those in need. If you
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, 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 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.