What We Do

Two Students Working on Stem Project

We have a long-standing history of providing resources which help TUSD students focus on learning and engaging in school. Through individual and corporate donations, grants, and community support, EEF has built a solid foundation of support for our programs.

Our Programs

 

The Hygiene Pantry

EEF is proud to be able to provide TUSD students and their families with basic needs support through our hygiene pantry. Without access to essential hygiene products, students may be unable to attend classes. Students and their families receive detergent, hand soap, body wash, lotion, shampoo, conditioner, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, and more. 

EEF partners with Sketchers for shoe shopping event.

Shoe Shopping Events

EEF partners with Skechers to hold multiple shoe shopping events each year.

K-12 students in need are invited to experience a fun shopping event and pick out a new pair of sensible shoes!

***During the COVID-19 pandemic, shoe shopping events have been put on hold. Students may continue to access new shoes through their Family Resource Center. 

Clothing Drive for TUSD Students

Clothing

Throughout the year, EEF holds clothing drives relative to the need of TUSD students. Sign up to receive our emails or watch social media to learn about upcoming drives and how you can help. 

Interscholastic Participation Fee Assistance

Interscholastic   Participation Fee Assistance

Interscholastic athletics and fine arts often require participation fees.

EEF is proud to be able to provide full or partial fee assistance depending on need. 

Small Child with Large Glasses, Focus on Vision Program

Focus On Vision

Our Focus on Vision program is dedicated to helping students get the vision exams and glasses they need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. Over the last 20 years, EEF has served over 3,000 TUSD children.

Ear Exam, Hearing Impaired Fund

Hearing Impaired Fund

The hearing impaired fund is dedicated to helping students receive the hearing devices they need to succeed in school. 

TUSD Students may apply for Scholarships ranging from 500 to 1000 dollars

College Scholarships

The Educational Enrichment Foundation offers College Scholarships to graduating TUSD seniors!

Scholarship amounts range from $500 to $4,200. The next Scholarship cycle will be for TUSD seniors who intend to graduate in December 2021 or May 2022 and who will be attending college in the Fall of 2022. The Scholarship application cycle will be announced in the Spring of 2022.

Special Assistance for TUSD Students Facing Hardship Circumstances

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Special Assistance

 When a TUSD student experiences an emergency or sudden unforeseen circumstance which affects their education, EEF may be able to offer basic needs assistance.

 

"From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you for your generosity and the positive difference you made in this little boy's life. Your generosity has undoubtedly made a lifelong impact"

- Mother of a recipient of the Focus on Vision Program

Sneaker Events
Young Girl at EEF Sneaker Event
Students in Playground
Students Dressed up for Folklore Event
EEF Sneaker Program for Students
Basketball Players

Thank You To All Our Sponsors

Margaret E. Mooney Foundation

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Let's Make A Change

Here are some ways you can donate:

 

In Person

5049 E Broadway Blvd. Su 107
Tucson, AZ 85711

Online

Make a tax deductible donation‏.