• Schools meet growing need for Random Acts of Kindness funds

    When a new student arrived at school without a backpack and other basic supplies, Random Acts of Kindness funds allowed the school to buy the needed items and help the child move seamlessly into her classroom. When families could not afford to send snacks to school so their children would have something to eat when […]

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  • Cheese sandwich fundraiser boosts Random Acts of Kindness fund

    Students at 7 Rivers Community High School demonstrated the power of a simple idea Oct. 20, and fellow students will enjoy the benefits. Teachers and students made grilled cheese sandwiches, tomato soup and other goodies, and they raised $142 for LPEF’s Random Acts of Kindness funds for La Crosse schools. Staff members from the Hogan […]

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  • Join our back-to-school campaign for Random Acts of Kindness

    As students and parents prepare to return to school, the La Crosse Public Education Foundation is looking for help to refill Random Acts of Kindness accounts at schools throughout the School District of La Crosse. Spending last school year at 15 locations totaled almost $24,000 — a 16 percent increase from the prior year.  Increased […]

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  • Longfellow/LDI students, staff raise $854 for LPEF

    Longfellow Middle School and La Crosse Design Institute students and staff were Runnin’ for a Reason on May 26. And with their 8th annual fundraiser for community causes, they raised $853.92 that will go to support the La Crosse Public Education Foundation’s Random Acts of Kindness program. Students chose LPEF to benefit from the event, […]

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  • Limited number of Compassion Project books available

    Orders are still being accepted for a limited number of copies of a unique book commemorating the 2013-14 Compassion Project that involved more than 6,000 La Crosse school students. A colorful 150-page book captures thumbnail images of many of the 6-inch-by-6-inch canvas art panels created by students to represent their idea of compassion. Those tiles […]

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