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December 14, 2021 – Livermore Valley Wine Country The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation presented checks totaling $195,575 to five local children’s charities at a special check presentation event yesterday. Guests gathered at the Wente Vineyards Tasting Lounge to receive the checks and celebrate the success of this year’s Livermore Valley Wine Auction. The 27th annual […]
WFAE was pleased to give a check for $50,000 to the Livermore Joint Unified School District (LVJUSD) board of education at their meeting on September 15. The purpose of the grant is to purchase technology for distance learning. During this extended shelter-in-place, access to reliable, up-to-date technology has been a challenge for both students and […]
Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Presents $85,000 to Livermore Schools for Meals for Local Children
To address the challenges and opportunities presented by the year 2020, the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association and the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation came together over the summer to celebrate wine country and fundraise for local school meal programs.
On Friday, May 22, 2020, volunteers from WFAE distributed 1,200 art supply kits to children in Livermore so that they can do art at home during the Bay Area shelter-in-place order. We distributed the art supply kits during the school meal distribution program at four Livermore Valley schools: Christensen, Junction Avenue, Marilyn Avenue and East Avenue.
The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education presented checks to the beneficiaries of the 2019 Livermore Valley Wine Auction at a special reception at Murrieta’s Well Winery on January 15, 2020.
WFAE is pleased to share that we have donated $750,000 to local arts education programs since 2014. We have donated instruments and band supplies, provided music lessons and arts lessons, supported music assemblies and dance programs, funded professional development about arts education for teachers, and provided educational technology for our region’s schools. It is a happy coincidence that [...]
Livermore Valley, October 2019 – The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to announce that together they raised nearly $500,000 for under-served East Bay children at the 25th annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction on September 21, 2019. This event has raised over $5 million over its 25 years. […]
Livermore Valley, January 2019 – The Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation and the Wente Foundation for Arts Education are pleased to donate $105,000 to Tri-Valley schools as part of the funds raised by the Livermore Valley Wine Auction on September 29, 2018. At a special check presentation on January 17, checks for $35,000 were presented to […]