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$262,000 Raised at Be the Bridge!

A heartfelt thanks to all who attended and/or donated to our Be the Bridge Spring Benefit. Witnessing our generous community come together in support of students in the Lake Washington School District fills us with inspiration and overwhelming gratitude.

Watch our highlights video to see key moments from the event.

Who is the Lake Washington Schools Foundation?

Discover the heart and soul of the Lake Washington Schools Foundation in just a few minutes. Watch our short video and learn how we work together with the community to make a difference in the lives of LWSD students.

See what LWSD Superintendent Dr. Jon Holmen has to say about the partnership between the Foundation and the school district.

Annual Report

Learn more about our work and our impact by viewing our 2022-2023 Annual Report.

Our Work

We sponsor high-impact programs and projects that nurture, connect, and empower students in our community.


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Ways to Give

Your valued contribution will help us to redefine community through education and youth development.

Recent News

Be the Bridge Spring Benefit

LWSF’s Be the Bridge Raises Over $260K for Local Students

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation's raised over $260,000 at this year's Be the Bridge Spring Benefit, supporting vital programs for students in the Lake Washington School District.

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