Foundation for Edmonds School District Raises $309K during 40Th Ruby Gala


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"Now, more than ever, we all need to help all our children succeed in school so they can succeed in life," said community leader Dr. Jack Faris at the Foundation for Edmonds School District's 40th Ruby Anniversary Gala last month.

The gala, which drew 200 civic and business leaders, district staff, sponsors, and community supporters, raised more than $309,000 to support the district's children in need.

The funds will be used to provide a wide range of programs and support services for Edmonds School District students.

"Now, more than ever, we all need to help all our children succeed in school so they can succeed in life," Faris said.

"The Foundation for the Edmonds School District exemplifies the kind of comprehensive and strategic approach necessary to support our schools and our children, helping families with early learning programs so their children are ready to start kindergarten ready to learn, making sure they are well nourished, guiding them to the full range of possibilities for college, vocational training and careers."



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