Donor Appreciation Event: Recap and Photos

Lake Washington Schools Foundation was honored to host a Donor Appreciation Happy Hour on June 2, after a successful spring benefit that raised over $200,000 for the students of Lake Washington School District.

Amidst the sound of wine glasses clinking and jazz music flowing, the atmosphere was abuzz with the lively conversations of donors, sponsors, and district staff, many of whom were finally connecting in person for the first time.

“We were delighted to be able to bring a small group of people together to express our gratitude for their support and partnership, and to celebrate the work of the Foundation.” said Katy Philips, Executive Director at LWSF.

Cheers to Marriott Hotel Redmond and to our favorite jazz band, The Royals, for creating the perfect atmosphere for the occasion.

Katy continued optimistically, “The event was so well-received, that we look forward to creating more opportunities to gather together in person in the upcoming year!”

We are grateful to everyone for attending and for their generous donations at our Be The Bridge Spring Benefit. Thank you for believing in our work and supporting our mission to enhance academic access and to nurture all students’ emotional well-being.

*All donors gifting $350+ during the 2021-22 school year were invited to our donor appreciation event.

Bonnie is the Communications and Programs Coordinator for Lake Washington Schools Foundation.

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