Our Work

We aim to provide LWSD students what they need to thrive, both now and in the future.

Lake Washington Schools Foundation

Overview of Our Work

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation raises funds and amplifies community resources to provide students in Lake Washington School District what they need to thrive, both now and in the future.

Balance in Mind

A program that supports the emotional well-being of students.

Transitions Academy Garden Project

Transition Academy Garden Project

The Transition Academy Garden Project is a vital educational initiative that equips students with disabilities with horticultural skills and job readiness, fostering independence and employment opportunities in a supportive, hands-on learning environment.

Parent Chat

Parent Chat hosts experts in youth mental wellness with webinars and discussions around topics such as anxiety, depression, social media, and more.

Calming Corners

Calming Corners serve as safe spaces within the school environment, intentionally designed to minimize external stimuli and cater to students who may be feeling overwhelmed or dealing with anxiety.

Parenting Workshops | Lake Washington Schools Foundation

The Parenting for Emotional Wellbeing workshop is an interactive training opportunity for parents to cultivate advanced social and emotional awareness and skills that can help you clarify your parenting identity, improve relationships in your family and help you raise resilient kids.

Amazing Reading Challenge

Amazing Reading Challenge

The Amazing Reading Challenge aims to engage elementary school students in a variety of new, diverse texts and compete in teams to answer reading trivia.

Inclusive Libraries

LWSF partners with Lake Washington School District's equity efforts through the commitment of a 5-year grant to increase the diversity of library collections across the district

Food and Basic Needs Vouchers

Lake Washington Schools Foundation partners with its community partners to provide food and basic needs vouchers to food-insecure families in the district.

Find Your Fit

Find Your Fit is a college planning program for students and their families.

Overlake Medical Center & Clinics