Summer Reading Jumpstarts Their Future!

Posted on June 15th 2018 in Events

How do you provide a child with a round-trip ticket to anywhere in the world—from the highest of mountaintops to the depths of the ocean? Reading offers students not only unlimited travel, but boundless knowledge and exploration that allows a growing mind to thrive. Reading during the summer vacation is especially important for young readers, […]

A Look Back at 2016

Posted on January 10th 2017 in About the Schools Fund, Behind the Scenes, Events, Grants, Volunteers

As 2016 comes to a close, we think it’s more important than ever for our community to do everything it can to support our kids and public schools. We’re committed to supporting teachers by growing our impact every year, finding higher impact projects that meet the needs of teachers and students and encouraging new ideas. We’re setting the […]

A Look Back at 2015

Posted on December 15th 2015 in About the Schools Fund, Behind the Scenes, Events, Grants, Volunteers

As we reflect on the past year, it’s clear that 2015 was a huge year for Berkeley Public Schools Fund. We saw big changes in our office, achieved major organization goals, and increased our support for Berkeley schools. It’s a gratifying process to look back, and we’re even more excited to see what 2016 has […]

Berkeley Half Marathon: Year Three!

The morning of November 22 was a little chilly. Heading into Civic Center Park, one could observe runners warming up in short bursts, hopping up and down, stretching. People were friendly, surprisingly calm before embarking on a 13.2-mile run. We packed the Berkeley Public Schools Fund booth with lots of treats: temporary tattoos, paper medals […]

Growing Connections Through the Berkeley Half Marathon

The Berkeley Public Schools Fund has been an official charity for the Berkeley Half Marathon since the race’s first year in 2013. We love this community event—it gets better every year! Team Schools Fund has been comprised of about 80 runners each year, runners who are passionate about education and supporting schools throughout BUSD. Our […]