Alameda Education Foundation thanks donors

Alameda Education Foundation thanks donors

Letters to the Editor

Left to right: Cindy Wu, kindergarten teacher at Ruby Bridges; Vicki Sedlack, Alameda Education Foundation; Jan Goodman, principal of Ruby Bridges. Photo courtesy of AEF.

Dear Editor,

October was a busy month for the Adopt a Classroom program, with 66 teachers receiving $500 Adopt A Classroom grants! That is $33,000 that went directly into the hands of teachers that they can use to best fit the needs of their classrooms. I would like to thank October’s generous donors:

2013-2014 Bay Farm Families; The Tamaoki Family; Johngkeel Lee & Jungah Kim; Brian & Sherri Bunger; Kenneth Rainin Foundation; The Long & Peddada Families; Jim & Kate Meyers; The Families of Ms. Garcha's 1st Grade Class; Families of Ms. Davidson's 1st Grade Class; The O'Pecko Family; Gabriel/Chac, Burton, Cunningham, Atkisson, Labatt and Taggart Families; Abbott on behalf of The Chen Family; The Samford Family; Murphy & Samford Families; Families of Ms. Guha's 1st Grade Class; Families of Ms. Russi's First Grade Class; Attack, Byrne-Sarno, Carvalho, Dean, Farris, Kohler & Stollman Families; Families of Ms. Meyer's 3rd Grade Class; Wilson, Wang, Lozeau de Guzman, Baltutis and Anderson Families; Families of Ms. Norman's 5th Grade Class; Kyle & Elgina Connor; Families of Ms. Kernkamp's 4th Grade Class; Khyle Jones/Honey Experience LLC; Anonymous; Jennifer Bullock & Matthew Humphrey; The Family of Jack Toyama; TaoMedix, Inc.; The Villarete-Minor Family; The Pace Family; Jim & Mandy Tham; The Family of Becka Feldman; Alameda Collision Repair; Respecting Our Teacher's Fund; Cargill, Incorporated; The Kruger/Do Family; and The Hagey Family.

Teachers were adopted at schools across the Island including Bay Farm, Earhart, Edison, Franklin, Haight, Lincoln, Lum, Maya Lin, Otis, Paden and Ruby Bridges.

We are well on our way towards our goal of adopting 150 teachers this year. If you would like to help us reach our goal - and help support our wonderful teachers - please visit to make an adoption.


Kathleen C. Woulfe
Adopt A Classroom Chair
Alameda Education Foundation