SJEF is pleased to actively support Camp Winthers. Camp Winthers supports hands on learing opportunities for SJUSD students particularly in the areas of science, technology, and visual and performing arts in an atmosphere of adventure and fun. How you can help.

Race for the STARS

Mark your calendar for the next Race for the STARS: Sunday, April 22, 2018. The race is looking for a new director! If you're interested in helping out, please let us know.


Teacher Grants

STARS teacher grants are now available quarterly. For more information, see Apply for a Grant. And remember to post your Wish Upon STARS page for any classroom needs. The San Juan Education Foundation funded $27,850 in grants in October. Learn more about the schools benefiting from these grants.

An Evening with the STARS

Thank you to the sponsors and attendees of our 11th annual Evening with the STARS on September 23, 2017. Congratulations to our 2017 Hall of Fame Honorees: actress Merrin Dungey, known for her work in Big Little Lies, Alias, King of Queens, and Once Upon a Time, Channing Dungey, President of ABC Entertainment, and Craig Chaquico, Grammy-nominated musician of rock bands Jeffersons Starship and Starship.

Congratulations to Beth McClure, the winner of the raffle for the Pedego Comfort Cruiser Electric Bike from Practical Cycle Transportation Co.!

See photos of the event.

You Can Help

The San Juan Education Foundation is partnering with ReUseIt, a community based recycling service. When you drop off your household donations at a ReUseIt center, your donations will raise money for direct-to-teacher grants available to all SJUSD schools.

7770 Auburn Blvd, Citrus Heights [map]
Drive-Thru Center - Attendant Assistance

6328 Fair Oaks Blvd, Carmichael [map]
Behind Thrift Town - Attendant Assistance

Schools interested in having a collection site on their campus through this program can have money designated directly for their school. For more information about this opportunity, contact ReUseIt. See the ReUseIt Flyer.

Use this link: (bookmark it!) and shop like you normally would and a portion of your purchase is donated automatically to SJEF. Learn more.

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