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. We’ll be collecting the instruments from April through June. Please click the button below if you are able to donate an instrument. Thank you!…

Driver’s Ed Classes

Driver’s Ed


21 Students have taken Driver’s Ed this school year with the help of Edina Give and Go!

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 with Edina Community Education to provide up to $362.50 towards the tuition for driving instruction for qualifying students.

Private Band and Orchestra Lessons

Band and orchestra programs are a huge part of 5th grade in all Edina elementary schools. In the spring of 4th grade, students meet with band and orchestra directors to choose an instrument. Many students then rent their instruments from music stores which provide 6-8 private summer lessons along with the instrument. Economically disadvantaged students often rent their instruments directly from school band and orchestra programs and thus do not get to take the private lessons that others do. Edina …

Summer is GO Time 2018

This summer 68 students from economically disadvantaged families will get to participate in up to 4 weeks of summer camps through Edina Community Education. Students are signed up for a wide variety of camps: 96 academic camps, 91 athletic camps, and 69 art camps. Your donations make this a summer of fun and learning for students. In addition, Superintendent John Schultz told the Edina Give and Go Board that by providing opportunity, access, and engagement for students, we are helping …

Kung Fu

Eight Edina students of varying ages got to participate in Kung Fu this school year with the help of Edina Give and Go. Kung Fu strengthens their minds and bodies, helps with balance, provides stress relief and discipline, and it’s a fun way to get some exercise after school.…