WEA Children's Fund

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Unfortunately, there are students in our schools who don't have the basics. Some are in need of clothing, school supplies, or other things we take for granted. No child should do without. The purpose of the Children’s Fund, a registered 501(c)(3) foundation, is to make sure all Washington state children thrive in school, regardless of their family income. To that end, the fund reimburses WEA members in public education who purchase shoes, coats, clothing, and other necessities for needy students throughout our state. Members are allowed to purchase up to $100 for a student who is in need of any of the above supplies. All requests are confidential.

Prior approval is required for reimbursement. Click HERE to submit a fund request. Approved requests will be reimbursed provided receipts are submitted within 30 days of your approval and adhere to the guidelines. More information about the fund can be found at washingtonea.org/membership/childrensfund. The WEA Children’s Fund accepts requests from September 1st to June 15th or until funding is exhausted. You can make your tax-deductible contribution on the WEA Children's Fund donations page

On November 29, 2022, people all around the world are coming together to tap into the power of human connection, strengthen communities, and change our world. Will you be one of them? 

The WEA Children’s Fund will be participating in GivingTuesday and needs your help!  WEA Children's Fund has a goal of raising $2500 so that they can help an additional 25 kids this year. By joining the GivingTuesday movement, you’re proving that in times of uncertainty, generosity can bring the whole world together. 

Here is how you can get ready to give:

  1. Mark Your Calendar
    • Add GivingTuesday on November 29, 2022 to your calendar.
  2.  Give
  3. Spread The Word.
    • Encourage your friends and family to join you in creating a real impact on November 29th by sharing what our mission means to you and why you support us. If you make the post public on Facebook, be sure to use hashtag #GivingTuesday and tag @WEAChildrensFund so we can share!

Let’s rally together to build a stronger community! Learn more about the WEA Children’s Fund at https://www.washingtonea.org/childrensfund/.