Thanks to generous donations from Lakewood residents and businesses, the Lakewood Education Foundation (LEF) has been able to give grants for hundreds of classroom improvement projects in Lakewood schools since 2003. This shows the importance that Lakewood residents and businesses place on our local schools…and the trust they place in LEF to select worthy projects.
In 2016, 111 Lakewood school projects received grants totaling $51,830. The grants went to classroom projects in schools throughout Lakewood.
Despite the wonderful generosity in Lakewood, last year 31 classroom requests could not be fulfilled due a lack of funds. LEF would like to fund more Lakewood classroom improvement requests in 2017…and with your help, they can. Donations of any size are appreciated and put to good use.
Donating is easy at www.lakewoodcity.org/donateLEF.
LEF is a non-profit agency run by Lakewood residents. An annual fireworks stand, Columbus Day golf tournament, and dozens of individual donations raise the annual support funding. After very modest expenses, 100% of donations reach kids in Lakewood classrooms.
Grants have covered science and lab equipment, such as microscopes; books of all kinds and reading levels; art and physical education supplies; occupational therapy manipulatives for special needs students, graphing calculators, and a variety of classroom technology such as iPads, Apple TVs and microphones.
See a video and learn more about LEF at www.lakewoodcity.org/LEFvideo.