Livermore Valley, October 3, 2017 – The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to announce that together they raised $450,000 for under-served East Bay children at the 23rd annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction on September 23, 2017. This year’s total represents a significant increase from the $325,000 raised […]
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We are pleased to announce that WFAE will once again partner with Chevron during the 2017 Wente Vineyards summer concert series. Chevron is donating $15,000 to WFAE to support local arts education programs. At each concert throughout the summer season, the winery auctions a large format bottle of wine, signed by the artist who is […]
WFAE President Christine Wente and Board Treasurer Amy Hoopes visited Jackson School on Tuesday, March 28 bearing a super-sized stash of art supplies for the students. Employees of the Clorox Corporation had donated some art supplies to WFAE during a corporate event that Clorox hosted at Wente Vineyards last year. WFAE contributed additional supplies, and worked with the Livermore Valley [...]
The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to announce that together they raised $325,000 for local children’s charities in the areas of nutrition, healthcare, foster care and arts education
This art program is being offered to K-5 residents of the Owls' Landing housing project in Springtown, under the guidance of Horizons Family Counseling, a division of the Livermore Police Department which works with at-risk kids and their families.
The Wente Foundation for Arts Education thanks Chevron for their generous donation of $5,000 to support local arts education programs. Chevron is adding $2,500 to the winning bid at two of the auctions that are conducted before each of the summer Concerts at Wente Vineyards. At each concert throughout the summer season, the winery auctions […]
All Second Graders to Experience New Program with Livermore Shakespeare Festival this School Year December 21st, Livermore, California – During the 2014/15 school year, Livermore Shakespeare Festival piloted a 10-week program at Joe Michell K-8 School. The pilot program was funded by the Severns Family Foundation. The program is part of “So Wise So Young” an […]
The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to announce that together they donated $137,500 to community non-profits as a result of the 21st annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction, held on May 9, 2015. On July 22, 2015, the two host foundations presented checks to the following beneficiaries: Las […]
The Wente Foundation is proud to partner with Wells Fargo to raise money for local arts education programs by auctioning large format bottles of wine signed by the performing artists before each Concert at Wente Vineyards. Wells Fargo generously donates an additional amount to each winning bid.
WFAE is proud to help bring the Integrated Learning Specialist Program to Tri-Valley schools for the first time. This program is provided by the Alameda County Office of Education, and builds educators’ knowledge and skills in project-based, arts integrated and culturally responsive strategies for improving their teaching of the new Common Core curriculum. Working with […]