photo by Barbara Reid
The East Palo Alto Kids Foundation (EPAK) is a community-based, all-volunteer organization whose mission is to promote educational opportunities and academic success for students in East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park by providing educator micro grants directly to teachers in the classroom.
New Donor Matching Grant – SV Gives 2016
Silicon Valley Gives is May 3, 2016. This online fundraising event features nonprofits throughout Silicon Valley.
A new donor matching grant from the Melvin and Geraldine Hoven Foundation will double all donations from new EPAK donors, so spread the word to everyone in your contact list! They can schedule their donation now on our SVGives page. You don’t need to wait until May 3 to participate in this match.
Thanks for supporting teachers on Teacher Appreciation Day, with EPAK!
Learn more about the foundation and hear about different ways you can get involved through volunteer or board member opportunities. Please join us for the new volunteer recruitment event and bring a friend on Monday, April 18 at 6:00 p.m. at Willow Oaks Elementary School, 620 Willow Road, Menlo Park.
EPAK Day May 19, 2016
EPAK board invites all donors and volunteers to EPAK Day on Thursday, May 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at East Palo Alto Academy High School located at 1050 Myrtle St, East Palo Alto. See how your donations make a difference in the Ravenswood City School District.
Spring 2016 Newsletter
Mercury News Wishbook 2015
The Magic of a New Book
Philanthropist Stewart Explains Support for EPAK
The Stanford University Libraries Newsletter
Article – Closing Achievement Gap
Annual Report 2014-15
EPAK’s 20th Anniversary Video
EPAK is proud to celebrate 20 years of service to the students and teachers of East Palo Alto and eastern Menlo Park. Click on this video link to hear how EPAK got started and the values that have guided our work and allowed us to be successful for 20 years. Our all-volunteer board has read over 5,000 grant applications and awarded more than $2 million dollars to dedicated teachers, thanks to the continuing support of our donors.
EPAK featured in recent Palo Alto Online article and video