Weekly Update from the Foundation for FCPS

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FCPS Honors: Recognizing Excellence in Education

Excellence in teaching students, leading schools, and providing support is what Fairfax County Public Schools is all about. The "FCPS Honors" is a cornerstone of the Foundation for FCPS's work to highlight extraordinary employees throughout Fairfax County Public Schools.

This year's "FCPS Honors" will be held on June 10, 2020 at George Mason Center for the Arts. As in the past, over 550 employees will be recognized, culminating in 12 winners of the prestigious awards. 

Become a sponsor of this event today and present an award to one of the deserving winners! More information is available at this linkWatch our "sponsor reel" from the 2018 event too!

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The Foundation for FCPS will hold its annual fundraising event on October 27, 2020 at the Falls Church Marriott Fairview Park. We're changing it up and having breakfast together this year, so mark your calendars and watch this space for more information!

See photos from the December, 2019 event on the Foundation's website.

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Partner Corner

The Foundation for FCPS is proud to highlight the dedicated business and community partners working in our schools. Check out this video about Worldgate llc and their work at Aldrin Elementary School! 

Contact the Business Partnership office for more information on how your company can be involved in FCPS!

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Whole Foods "Nickels for Non-Profits"

From now through 6/30/20, everytime you shop at any Whole Foods in Fairfax County and bring your own bag, Whole Foods will donate a nickel to the Foundation for FCPS. Whole Foods are located in Fairfax, Vienna, McLean, Tysons, and Springfield! We're delighted to have a generous community partner to help us meet our mission to support all FCPS students. 

Donate to the Foundation's Programs:

The Foundation for FCPS works in partnership with the entire FCPS system and our community to create pathways to long-term success for students. Your monetary donation will help the Foundation fund these programs and more: 

  • Gap needs for disadvantaged students, e.g. backpacks, supplies, gift cards
  • Work-based learning opportunities for students via teacher grants
  • Retention and recognition of stellar educators

With your help, we can provide students with the extraordinary and create impact, one child at a time. 

Donate Today!

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Designate the Foundation as your charity of choice on AmazonSmile, through this link.

Text "give" to 571-992-0018 and support FCPS students and teachers!

Our mission: The Foundation for FCPS energizes the power of the community to invest in educational excellence and prepare students for the future. 

Our vision: Every FCPS student has a path to success.  

Visit our website for more information.

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Veterinary Students with Dog