Should I give to both the Education Foundation and the PTA at my school?
YES! We’re all in this together. Both PTA and TEF are critical funding sources for local schools. PTAs will continue to raise funds for “stuff” such as supplies, books and equipment at school sites, while TEF’s efforts target the much greater costs associated with “staff,” including staff for programs and professional development at all our schools.
It was Saturday morning, March 1 when I received a text from Torrance City Councilman Pat Furey with a simple question; would the Torrance breweries be interested in donating items for the Torrance Education Foundation (TEF) fund raising event? Furey’s idea was that if I could get a few donations put together from the various breweries the TEF could put it together as one nice live auction item at their event which was held last Friday, March 28. I told him I would do what I could.Read More
When education and philanthropy meet, stronger citizens and communities will thrive.
As we look to the future and realize less funding for programs in schools and increased operations costs the Ed Foundation hopes to raise additional funding to provide students with the tools and knowledge to build new ideas and excitement for learning. Every charitable gift is important. Whether you donate money, time or other gifting opportunities, it will play a vital role in shaping the students and community of Torrance. Click here for our current list of donations.
Torrance Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides resources that enrich the educational experience for the children of the Torrance Unified School District (TUSD). Annually, TEF raises money that directly go back to the schools to fund educational programs. Donate today.