Welcome to Mark West Education Foundation

The Mark West Education Foundation is a separate, nonprofit organization. The mission of the Education Foundation is to enrich educational programs throughout the Mark West Union School District. The Foundation’s goal is to build sustainable, ongoing resources for the district by developing partnerships with our diverse community in order to ensure quality educational opportunities for our students and staff.

By partnering with our local businesses and community, the MWUSD Education Foundation provides funding through educational grants which directly benefit the Mark West School District’s students, staff, and programs. 

The end of the 2019-2020 and thus far this year have been unlike any other.  However, the challenges did not deter us from our mission to support our students, staff, and programs.  Although we could not hold events in person, the Foundation held a Virtual Fundraiser benefiting the educational grant program.  Your support of the Foundation has also provided Kara Kaufman the ability to continue her music program virtually, including choir, guitar, violin and recorder; our choir was able to participate in the Virtual Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony presented by the Mark West Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Center and, at the end of last year, the music students participated in an virtual music concert!  

The MWUSD Education Foundation board members have continued to develop partnerships with the business community.  As we eagerly await the students return, we will continue to strive to support educational excellence and enrichment programs by planning Pledge Drives and events benefiting our students, staff and programs.

We value your input and encourage you to become involved!  For more information regarding the MWUSD Education Foundation, please contact the foundation at mwef@mwusd.org or your school’s principal.

Contact the Mark West Ed. Foundation

Email: mwef@mwusd.org

Phone: (707)524-2970

Address: 305 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, Ca 95404

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2022 Polenta Feed Drive Thru Fundraiser

Please Don’t Stop the Music! 

We are pleased to present our biggest fundraiser of the year, with a twist… a Drive Thru!  This fundraiser supports the Music Program for ALL MWUSD students.

Join us Saturday, March 12th from 4pm-6pm for our Polenta Feed Drive Thru. (Location: Cardinal Newman High School)

Delicious polenta dinner + amazing raffle prizes from local community members and businesses and MUCH MUCH more!

$20 Polenta dinner tickets and $5 raffle tickets (6 for $25)

Grab your raffle tickets NOW! Raffle closes Thursday, March 10th.  All winners will be able to pick up their prizes on Saturday 3/12.

No matter what size, any and all donations to the Mark West Education Foundation for the Arts is value added to a students’ education.  Your donations fund Music classes, Art Docents, and a better, more rounded education for the students of the Mark West Union School District.  Help us fund these important facets of any child’s education, and know that your donation is truly going towards one of the most important parts of any child’s life, their Education.
To help keep things simple, scan the QR Code above, with your cell phone camera.  You will be taken to Venmo, where you can make your donation directly from your bank account in any amount you wish.
If you would prefer to send a check to the Mark West Education Foundation, please mail it to 305 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa, CA 95404-1101.