It's about that time!

Does the thought of the kids going back to school make you feel like dancing? Us too! And the good news? It’s right around the corner! We know you’re just as excited as us, and we have a great way to celebrate ...our annual Back to School Parent Party! Join the Willow Grove Educational Foundation as we spend an evening together with returning and new parents, accompanied by a selection of delicious chef-prepared hors d'oeuvres, a variety of wines, flavorful beers and made-to-order cocktails prepared just for the occasion. This fabulous event will be held the evening of September 7, 2019 from 6:00-9:00 PM at the exquisite home of a Willow Grove family. Don’t delay! For more information, click HERE.

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Source: www.willowgrovefoundation.org

Our work is never done...

We’re Still Here!

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The sun is shining, the salty breeze is refreshing, the kids are playing. While summer kicks off for most of our families and vacations abound, the Foundation is hard at work preparing for next year’s fun. Before you sign off and shut down from school mode, take one last look at how we can help you and you can help your child(ren).

School Supplies are still on sale!

Purchase by June 21st to ensure an easy first day for your child and strike it off your back to school shopping list. Click below and enter account # 25176 to find the kit prepared just for your child’s new grade.

Something to look forward to!

Our next event, the Back to School Parent Party, still has a limited quantity of tickets available for purchase. This fabulous celebration will take place on Saturday September 7th at the beautiful home of one of our generous Willow Grove families. You do not want to miss out on this fun night of hors d’ouerves, unlimited drinks, raffle, and your favorite people. What better way to kick off the new school year than hanging with your best friends and meeting new ones?

 

Save the Date!!

Find your foursome! Our annual golf tournament tees off on Monday November 18th! This full day event is chocked full of fun with fabulous hole-in-one prizes, contests, delicious food, dinner, dancing, cocktails, raffle and auctions. Check back in for more details!

It’s been a wonderful year working with our community to provide the best education for all the children at Willow Grove Elementary School. We hope you enjoy every last bit of your summer break! We’ll see you in August! -WGEF

WillowFaire | An Italian Getaway

Willow Grove Educational Foundation is proud to present an Escape to Italy package as part of our upcoming auction in conjunction with our fundraising event; WillowFaire. This musical festival fundraiser will happen on May 18, 2019, at The Ranch House at Del Sur.

The Escape to Italy opportunity is brought to you in partnership with Willow Grove’s own Kirschbaum family. The Kirschbaum’s have special ties to Dolceacqua where they now own a home. Amy, along with her Italian cousins spent summers in this sunny region of Italy with beaches, gardens, orchards, vineyards, and historical sites all part of the backdrop.

When Amy and John married, they, along with 35 loved-ones traveled to this commune of 2000 for the event. The mayor of Dolceacqua personally presented the Kirschbaum’s with a gift as a thank you for sharing the occasion with the village.

This pleasant town is the source of much happiness for the Kirschbaum’s, and the site of many memorable occasions for their family. They have generously offered to share the charms of living in Dolceacqua for a week as part of this priceless auction offering.

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WillowFair | LIVE AUCTION


Escape to Italy

Buon Viaggio! A few miles inland from the northern Mediterranean coast of Italy and close to the Provence region of France, one finds the charming village of Dolceacqua.  

Immortalized by Monet and known for its olives and Rossese di Dolceacqua wine, Dolceacqua offers the chance to immerse yourself in the culture of the Ligurian region of Italy.

Dolceacqua has a rich history that hasn't been spoiled in the modern age of travel.    

Visitors can get fresh bread and pastries every morning in the historic piazza or enjoy brunch on the expansive terrace of the exquisite heritage home where you will stay.  This home with bespoke renovations has sweeping views of the 12th century Doria Castle located in the historic quarter where you are free to wander site-to-site via stone pathways.  Spend time in this lovely walkable village visiting the many restaurants, the weekly farmer's market, or 15th century church.

Download the app "Visit Dolceacqua"  to find maps, events, photos and more

This home has included thoughtful details and space for making memories. This Italian getaway will include a bottle of freshly pressed olive oil from Amy's familial vineyard. Amy’s uncle will provide a bottle of wine from his own vineyard, and guests who choose to book in October they will be invited to participate in the family grape harvest.

Includes:

One week stay in the Kirschbaum’s Italian home

(4) days of personalized travel planning with Journy for your Italian vacation

One year of premium membership to Scott's Cheap Flights 

One bottle of olive oil from family-owned vineyard

One bottle of wine from family-owned vineyard

Things to consider:   

Fly into Nice, France

Work with Journy to plan excursions to Monte Carlo (within 1 hour of Amy's home), San Remo & Ventimiglia, and Provence region of Southern France.

From June to August Dolceacqua will welcome two works from Monet on loan from Paris's renowned Musee Marmottan Monet and the Principality of Monaco

Dates:

2019- July 12 - November 30, December 12 -December 31

2020- January to May


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*Must be present to bid in LIVE AUCTION or coordinate with WGEF to for proxy bidding