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EE STARS Play It Forward 2023

Updated: Jun 2, 2023

DONATE this May 22 to June 9 to continue to pay it forward and reach our $15K goal



With our students facing the recent school district budget cuts, we can be the difference-makers. Now is the time to donate online and contribute to next year’s Edmonds Elementary STARS Foundation grants exclusively at Edmonds Elementary.


VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER

May 22-June 9, Donate online*


Be A Game Changer

We'll have 3 weeks for you and the entire Edmonds Elementary community to unleash generosity. Our goal of $15,000 funds grants to support student success in arts, reading and science. Donate individually or join together with family and friends to contribute to our fundraiser.


DONATION GIFT UPDATES!

To show our appreciation, EE STARS is offering gifts to everyone who donates. Donation gifts are now cumulative! As you raise more funds, you are gifted more Edmonds Elementary spirit gear for the following amounts:



  • $5: EE spirit sticker

  • $25: EE spirit sticker, squishy orca keychain

  • $75: EE spirit sticker, squishy orca keychain, EE spirit drawstring bag w/ zipper

  • $125: EE spirit sticker, squishy orca keychain, EE spirit drawstring bag w/ zipper, EE spirit tote bag

  • $250: EE spirit sticker, squishy orca keychain, EE spirit drawstring bag w/ zipper, EE spirit tote bag, and an EE spirit sticker sheets to customize a 32 oz. water bottle

  • $500: Edmonds Elementary spirit sticker, orca squishy keychain, drawstring bag, tote bag, EE spirit sticker sheet to customize a 32 oz. water bottle, and EE spirit blanket


Donor gifts will be available for pick-up at EE STARS Play It Forward Mini Auction + Game Night on June 9 from 6 to 8 p.m at Edmonds Elementary Playground under the first and last name of the student(s) you are sponsoring and are limited until supplies last.


Click here to donate to EE STARS Play It Forward Virtual Fundraiser!



MINI AUCTION + GAME NIGHT

June 9, 6-8 p.m. at Edmonds Elementary Playground, not a drop-off event.

Admission: $5 for ages 5+, Cash and check are preferred, but card payments will also be accepted. Individuals will be required to sign a waiver to participate in any inflatable and physical activities available at event. Waiver available here for download.


The Power in Play

There is fun for everyone at this whole school playdate! Enjoy an inflatable obstacle course, a bouncy house, cornhole, jumbo Jenga, and large-and-in-charge Connect Four and other outdoor yard games. Access to games and inflatables is unlimited and included in your $5 entrance fee for those that are ages 5+. Don't forget to print and sign your waiver(s) at home to bring with you to game night for a faster entry! Upon arrival at Game Night, we'll issue wristbands for those who have prepaid for admission under the first and last name of the student(s) you are sponsoring. You may also pay for your entrance at the event. Fundraiser gifts will also be available for pick-up at this time under the student(s) name you are sponsoring and are limited until supplies last. Please note that this is not a drop-off event.


A-Game Mini Auction

The Mini Silent Auction on June 9th will offer an opportunity to silently bid on five Orca-tastic items. You may bid on these items individually, or better yet, pool your funds together with other EE families to land the highest bid (when applicable)!

Cash and check are preferred, but card payments will also be accepted; bidding increases will occur in $20 increments unless otherwise specified. Auction winner to be announced at 7:45 p.m.


The following items will be available for auction ONLY on June 9th at the in-person event:

  • Principal for a Day: Enjoy a day of shadowing Principal Alexander! Read the morning announcements, greet students as they arrive at school, visit classrooms, eat lunch with Principal Alexander, and more! Comes complete with a personalized Principal badge. Limit one student. Bidding starts at $200.

  • End-of-Year Class Party: Enjoy an ice cream sundae party on the EE playground for you and ALL of your classmates on Sat. June 24th (you choose the time!). Ice cream, sprinkles, and whipped cream, oh my! All supplies provided. Limit 30 students. Bidding starts at $160.

  • Mosaic Art Class with Ms. Moore: Join Ms. Moore and NINE of your friends for a two-hour mosaic art class at EE after school on June 15th. Limit 10 students. All art supplies provided. Bidding starts at $240.

  • Soccer Camp with Mr. Ochoa: Join Mr. Ochoa and NINE of your friends for a two-hour soccer camp after school in June from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. All supplies provided. Limit 10 students. Bidding starts at $240.

  • Reserved Parking: Enjoy your very own reserved parking space in the EE upper lot for a full year. Comes complete with a customized sign to be displayed at the front of your space! Limit one space. Bidding starts at $200.

Eat, Play and Be Merry!

Pack up a blanket and have dinner with us picnic style. Bring your own or purchase wood-fired pizzas at the Edmonds’ own Smokin’ Dough food truck. Frozen treats at the Kool Kidz Ice Cream truck will also be available for purchase. Bottled water and juice boxes will be available for purchase as well. Ten percent of the food trucks’ proceeds will be reinvested into STARS’ funds for next year. Pizza prices range from $14-$18 (see Smokin’ Dough menu here), and all ice cream treats are $4; cards and cash are welcome. Water and juice will be sold for $1 each; cash only.


To sign up to volunteer on June 9, click here.


GIVE WHAT YOU CAN, WHEN YOU CAN

As EE STARS continues to work towards strengthening our ability to specifically support Edmonds Elementary educators in teaching art, reading and science, we’d hope to meet our students’ families where they are. This year, we’ve been providing opportunities to be involved or donate to EE STARS’ mission’s efforts all throughout the year. Our goal is not to overwhelm, but rather empower our community to choose when and how it best fits their family to contribute.


EE STARS wants to show gratitude to the Edmonds Elementary communities before us who donated to our foundation so that future students could benefit from their generosity. They paid it forward for us and we hope that we can do the same.


If you’ve shown support in any way this school year to EE STARS efforts, we genuinely THANK YOU!


Click here to contribute to EE STARS Play It Forward Virtual Fundraiser today!


Be a part of the EE STARS team and sign up to volunteer here.


EDMONDS ELEMENTARY STARS FOUNDATION IS A PARENT-LED, PARENT RUN ORGANIZATION OPERATING INDEPENDENTLY FROM EDMONDS ELEMENTARY AND EDMONDS SCHOOL DISTRICT. GRANTS AWARDED BY EE STARS FOUNDATION ARE FUNDED BY CONTRIBUTIONS TO OUR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION FROM FAMILIES LIKE YOU. WE THANK YOU FOR JOINING EE STARS TO SUPPORT THE TEACHING OF ARTS, READING AND SCIENCE EXCLUSIVELY AT EDMONDS ELEMENTARY STUDENTS.


*Donations are also welcome in person on June 9 at our Mini Auction + Game Night; cash/check preferred but card also accepted.



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