February Phone-a-thon to benefit Rockford Education Foundation

REF Phone-a-thon volunteers Cathy Newberg, Paul & Sue Spinder and Sue Arends hard at work preparing the mailing at last years phone-a-thon.

 

The Rockford Education Foundation will be conducting its annual Phone-a-thon on February 23, 24 and 25, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. On each of those three nights, volunteers will be calling parents in the Rockford school district to ask for donations.  The foundation funds educational opportunities for learners in the Rockford area.

“The REF has once again awarded $60,000 to the Rockford community in grants this year,” says Phone Chairperson, Theresa Webb. “Since 1991, we have awarded more than $800,000. The Phone-a-thon is one of our largest fundraisers of the year and last year we raised $22,000 for the Foundation.”

“The state budget cuts in education have made our work even more important,” says Sue Arend, REF Administrator. “We really appreciate the support we have received from the community in the past, and hope people will consider helping us out, in any way that you can, again this year.”

Anyone interested in volunteering to help with the Phone-a-thon may call the REF at 863-6317.

Other Stories from the Squire

Top News…

View More: http://benjamindavidphotography.pass.us/mab2015

The Michigan Association of Broadcasters recently named Rockford High School’s video production … [Continue Reading...]

RockfordTowing

Business under new ownership By BETH ALTENA   Chad Momber has been in trucking all … [Continue Reading...]

photo-19

By BETH ALTENA   The EXPO doesn’t lie. It just doesn’t know who it is talking to. … [Continue Reading...]

The Plainfield Township Board of Trustees recognized five children from a local family with a … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

In Other News

Knowing Your Competition   by David Broyles SCORE Counselor   Regardless of … [Continue Reading...]

Downtown Rockford was as busy this sidewalk sale week as in past years, despite a heat index of over … [Continue Reading...]

Rockford resident, writer and photographer John Hogan shared this picture with the Squire. The … [Continue Reading...]

David S. Fry

They wrote the book on cottage law—literally Recently, Attorney David S. Fry opened the … [Continue Reading...]

More Posts from this Category

Speak Your Mind

*