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Final Hours for Two Initiatives Benefitting Pasadena Unified Students, Staff and Programs

Go Public Benefit Screening on January 22

Pasadena Educational Foundation (PEF) is hosting a TUGG benefit screening of GO PUBLIC on Wednesday, January 22nd (please see details below). This screening is raising funds for PEF's signature Teacher Grants program. Funding for the program was previously underwritten by banking institutions that no longer exist. All donations will be used to fund individual teacher grants for classroom projects and supplies.

Click here to purchase your ticket and make a donation to the PEF Teacher Grants Program. The deadline to reserve tickets is January 15.

GO PUBLIC Benefit Screening

Wednesday, January 22, 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Laemmle Playhouse 7, 673 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena, CA

GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District is a 90-minute documentary of one entire day in the Pasadena Unified School District. Pasadena is a racially and economically diverse community in Southern California with 28 public school campuses. GO PUBLIC tells the story of one full day from sun up to long after sundown.

Muir Ranch in Last Day of Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign-$10,000 Raised, $2,000 To Go!


Two weeks ago Muir Ranch at Muir High School in the Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) launched it's first crowd funding campaign on Indiegogo to fund an expansion of its rose garden. Using the TOMS shoes model of "Buy 1, Give 1" the urban farm nonprofit has reached its initial goal of $10,000 raised to support the program. A second goal is on the table where if Muir Ranch raises $12,000 by the end of the day, $2000 of cutflower plants will be donated to the ranch. Donors have signed up for "perks" as they are called on the funding platform that range from kale seeds and t-shirts to year-long subscriptions of organic vegetable and flower bouquets. The campaign is located on Indiegogo here: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/pasadena-rose-garden-at-muir-ranch/x/1623374

[Muir Ranch is an urban farm located at PUSD's Muir High School just 1 mile north of the Rose Bowl with a vegetable subscription program (CSA), farmers market program and social enterprise that employs Muir students and provides good food and beautiful flowers to our community.]

 

 

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