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2013-2014 Education Fund

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Outstanding support from our parents makes West Portal one of the best elementary schools in San Francisco.

It’s unfortunate but undeniably true: the best public schools in the city are the ones that raise the most funds from their communities.  If we want to continue to provide an exceptional education for our children, we must join together to support it.  That is why each year we ask that you donate to the school as a part of the West Portal Parents Club Education Fund. 

The Problem. The school district doesn’t provide enough funding for many essential programs.

The Solution.  Each and every one of us!  It’s only through your continued support and generosity that we can afford the programs that make our school special.

What Does the Parents Club Support?  Here is a partial list of where your donations have gone in the past:

WPPC programs_word_cloud

Did you know that the Parent Club has spent $78,500 over the last 2 years to put smart boards and projectors into every classroom and wire the entire school with WiFi?  Just think of the educational benefits our kids will reap from that investment.

What should we spend on next?  Come to a Parents Club meeting and help us decide!

Our Goal.  Last year we raised $105,253 through the Education Fund alone.  This year we hope to raise $115,000.  Would you please do what you can to help us to make our goal? 

How Much Should I Give?  We ask that every family give the most substantial gift that makes them comfortable. Some families give as little as $10.  Others give as much as $10,000.  Our standard request is $475 for families with one student or $725 for those with more than one.  Together we can achieve our goals as a community when we all give as generously as we can.

All donors will be recognized equally on our annual donor’s list, regardless of donation size.

Your donation is 100% tax deductible. A donation acknowledgement letter will be emailed to the provided email address and can be used as a receipt for tax purposes. If you have any questions at all, please contact us at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


DOUBLE THE MONEY ON YOUR GIFT!

Please check the List of Companies that Match Donations to see if your company matches donations, or ask your HR representative. 

 

To donate, please follow these simple steps: 

 

Step 1: Fill out this form.

Please print the form and fill it out in its entirety.


Step 2: Check to see if your company matches donations.

Did you know that many companies large and small will match your donation?  West Portal gets TWICE as much money this way!  So we strongly encourage you to check if you or your spouse works for such a company.

Some schools make up to $40,000 each year through company matching alone.  Please help West Portal to become one of those schools.  It's free money for us -- the best kind!

Please check the List of Companies that Match Donations to see if your company matches donations, or ask your HR representative.  Let us know on your form if your company appears on the list.


Step 3: Send us your donation.

You may donate either online (below) or by sending us your donation.  Online is our preferred method.

Please send your form from Step 1 above along with your donation.  You can drop them off in the school's office, in your child’s Thursday folder, or mail them to: 5 Lenox Way, San Francisco, CA 94127.  


Option A: Donate Online - choose your desired donation method below...

 

ONLINE OPTION 1: PAY ONLY ONCE
Suggestion for 1 Child Suggestion for 2+ Children Set Your Own Amount
Use this button to make your $475 donation. Use this button to make your $725 donation. Use this button to donate any amount you desire.
WPPC pays a nominal fee to PayPal
 

ONLINE OPTION 2: MAKE PAYMENTS IN INSTALLMENTS

Payments over 10 Months

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Option B: Pay By Cash or Check

If you want to donate by check, please make it payable to "West Portal Parents Club". 

Please do not mail cash.   

Should you have any additional questions regarding this year’s Education Fund, do not hesitate to contact us by sending an email to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . 


On behalf of our children, our teachers, our staff and our parents,

thank you for your commitment and support.

 


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