Laura Bush Foundation donation to the Dallas Education Foundation helps Medrano Jr. High students

Last November, thanks to the generosity of the Laura Bush Foundation (LBF), the Dallas Education Foundation (DEF) was awarded $500,000 for the direct benefit of Dallas ISD to rebuild library collections of schools affected by the October 2019 Dallas-area tornadoes. These grants are being used to expand, update, and diversify the library book collections at Thomas Jefferson High School,...

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Mike and Micki Rawlings Named Honorary Co-Chairs of the Dallas Education Foundation’s Heart of Teaching Campaign

Mike Rawlings, former Dallas mayor, and Micki Rawlings have been named the honorary chairs of the Dallas Education Foundation’s 2021 annual campaign – “The Heart of Teaching.” The Dallas Education Foundation is the direct, non-profit philanthropic partner of Dallas ISD with a mission of inspiring community investment to accelerate student success. The campaign theme —...

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Dallas Mavericks, Kristaps Porzingis and Whataburger present $10,000 check to Dallas Education Foundation to provide food for families

The Dallas Mavericks and Kristaps Porzingis, in partnership with Whataburger, hosted a #KrisStops Campaign Celebration on July 13 that included a $10,000 donation to the Dallas Education Foundation, the nonprofit, philanthropic arm of Dallas ISD. Dallas Mavericks representatives presented a $10,000 check to the Dallas Education Foundation and four other local organizations dedicated to fighting childhood hunger...

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