Our Work

Our work serves to enhance the academic access and nurture the emotional well-being of LWSD students.

Lake Washington Schools Foundation

Overview of Our Work

The Lake Washington Schools Foundation gathers and deploys community resources to enhance academic access and to nurture all students’ emotional well-being.

Balance in Mind

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

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

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.

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.

LINKS Lunch Buddy Program

A mentoring program that matches a caring adult with students who could benefit from additional attention.

Pantry Packs

A program that provides weekend meals for students experiencing food-insecurity.

Kids Coming Together

A program that helps students grades 3-8 form lasting connections with peers through social and community service events.

Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid is a formal education program that teaches adults to identify, intervene, and help youth who are in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge.  

Cornerstone General Contractors
Northshore Church
Overlake Medical Center & Clinics