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    Closed (Partial Funding): Build home libraries for Hintgen students

    Summary: Books from the Leveled Literacy Library are used at Hintgen Elementary to develop reading skills. The program offers low-cost “grey” copies of the books that kids read in school, allowing students to take and keep them for their home libraries and continue to improve their reading. Goal: $1,100   •   Amount Raised: $30, plus $30 match […]

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    North Woods Read-a-Thon raises more than $3,500 for literacy projects in Nicaragua

    Students at North Woods International School raised more than $3,500 during their Read-a-Thon March 3 for a school-wide service learning project. More than $650 was raised through online donations to the La Crosse Public Education Foundation. Money raised will help the community of Nuevo Santa Celia in Nicaragua, through a partnership (in its seventh year) with Gundersen […]

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    Market & Johnson buys Buddy Bench for Spence Elementary

    A local general contractor has made a grant to Spence Elementary School for purchase of a Buddy Bench — seating designed to help develop and foster friendships on the playground. Market & Johnson, through their Employee Impact Fund, presented a check for $700 on Monday to School Counselor Katie Jeseritz, along with Principal Shelley Shirel […]

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    Photo gallery: 2017 Grants Award Luncheon

    Special thanks to Diane Gebhart, former LPEF Board member, for providing photography at the 2017 Grants Award Luncheon.

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