Our Events

Lawrence Schools Foundation 2018 Breakfast

COMMUNITY EDUCATION BREAKFAST

The breakfast event, which takes place at the Lawrence DoubleTree by Hilton, provides an opportunity for local businesses and community members to demonstrate their support for public education.

Date: Friday, September 20, 2019
Time: 7:30-9:00 am (Doors will open at 7:15 am)
Location: DoubleTree By Hilton - 200 McDonald Drive

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FOUNDATION FOLLIES

Because of your generosity and support of events like the Follies, the Foundation has provided more than $50,000 annually in Innovative Teaching and School Assistance Grants for our teachers and schools. Your donations are used wisely to enrich the education of all students by promoting innovative teaching and learning opportunities, the recognition and development of teachers and staff, effective early childhood programs, and support and encouragement of student achievement and success.

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OVATION!

The Lawrence Schools Foundation and Lied Center of Kansas are proud to announce the 4th annual, district-wide talent show for middle and high school students on Sunday, February 9, at 7 p.m. Past events have included dancers, contortionists, trapeze artists, instrumentalists, singers and more. Students participating in Ovation! will be selected through an audition process, and will share their amazing talents on the main stage of the Lied Center with full production.

Lawrence Family Vision Center

CASUAL FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN

One Friday in November the Lawrence Schools Foundation hosts a unique fundraiser to support our programs, which include student scholarships, teacher awards, and grants. The annual Casual For Kids campaign encourages organizations to give schools a boost up when employees dress down at work.

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EXPANDING PERFORMING ARTS ACCESS DINNER

Through a collaboration with the Lied Center of Kansas, an annual Expanding Performing Arts Access dinner is held to support performing arts experiences for middle and high school students.

Dine and Donate 2016

DINE & DONATE

Every Tuesday and Thursday in December provides an opportunity for members of the community to support the Foundation, simply by eating at one of our Dine & Donate participating restaurants. These establishments will donate a portion of their proceeds on their respective night to the Foundation and it doesn’t cost you a thing.

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