9
9
12

Planting Seeds to Grow Our School

$3,216 of $5,100 goal

Raised by 16 people in 3 months
Created April 11, 2018
29046074_15234300090_r.jpeg
Our little school in the woods of Central Virginia is growing. With the help of generous donors like you, we have added 20 new students and two new buildings in the last few years, and are seeking $5,100 to help us  grow even further in 2018-19!

29046074_15234299270_r.jpeg
Our graduates regularly earn awards and scholarships to attend respected colleges and universities. Our inspired teachers help students keep their love of learning throughout their years in school while acquiring the skills they need to excel in college and beyond. Below is Hanan Davis reading her First Place prize-winning poem at the Randolph College SciFest Poetry Jam in March:

29046074_15234304300_r.jpeg
To help sustain WCEC's growth and quality of education, we are  seeking funds  to build our campus and to build important programs for the students. Last year, monies received from our fundraiser provided salary support for new teachers, equipment for the elementary playground, funds for faculty development, and the groundwork for a new playground for the Primary. Below, Junior high students help to assemble new playground equipment:

29046074_15234308580_r.jpeg
This Spring, we are planning to use funds to
1. establish a building fund for expansion into a new building in fall of 2019;
2. continue to build the school library,
3. continue to develop the Primary playground,
4. provide equipment and materials for science labs and arts programs, and
5. expand horizons beyond rural Virginia by establishing a Senior Trip Program. Every four years, the senior high students will plan a major field trip as a capstone to their WCEC experience.  This year, the senior high will be traveling to Washington D.C. where they will have the opportunity to go to an awards ceremony for youth leaders at the U.S. State Department along with a personal tour of the capitol and museum visits.

29046074_15234318580_r.jpeg
Our gratitude for your help knows no bounds. Your donation, no matter how small (or large!) makes our high-quality adventure in learning possible. Please donate today! Thanks!

29046074_15234322450_r.jpeg
+ Read More
Summer's here and the future is bright! We are more than half way to our goal. It's not too late to invest in a great school, building a better world, one great young person at a time!
+ Read More
The Lynchburg Community Market teemed with WCEC parents, teachers, and students on May 5th. The plant and bake sale yielded more than $1,500-a great start to this fund drive! Missed the sale? You can still make a contribution to support our school. Thank you for helping us create a remarkable place of learning!
+ Read More
The Lynchburg Community Market teemed with WCEC parents, teachers, and students on May 5th. The plant and bake sale yielded more than $1,500-a great start to this fund drive! Missed the sale? You can still make a contribution to support the expansion of arts and science programs at our school.
Plant and Bake Sale: Successful Kickoff!
+ Read More
Saturday's the Day!
Tomorrow, 7a.m. to 1 p.m: Lynchburg City Market: WCEC's HUGE plant and bake sale! The bake sale includes: Sticky Buns Minis, Italian Cookies, Whole Wheat Bread, Derby Pie Minis, Sweet Briar Cookies, lots of Gluten-Free and Organic Options, and much more! This is a great way build your garden and please your taste buts while you help us reach our goal. Y'all come and bring your friends!
+ Read More
Read a Previous Update

$3,216 of $5,100 goal

Raised by 16 people in 3 months
Created April 11, 2018
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
MK
$200
Ms. Ursula A. Kerecman
29 days ago (Offline Donation)
PB
$333
Pervaiz Bhatti
1 month ago
LA
$200
Lisa Archer
1 month ago (Offline Donation)
$100
Anonymous
1 month ago
PE
$120
Plant Sale 3rd Edition
1 month ago (Offline Donation)
WP
$75
WCEC Staff and Parents
1 month ago (Offline Donation)
$100
Anonymous
1 month ago
EN
$25
Erica Newman
1 month ago
HB
$250
Holly Brown
1 month ago
$200
Chastaneyka Willcox
2 months ago
or
Or, use your email…
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.