WHAT WE DO
We provide vital programs and support to the students of Mt. Washington Elementary School and the greater Mt. Washington community.
Through our annual auction and other fundraising efforts, we have made possible:
- After-School Programs: Chess Club, Robotics, Coding and more
- Curriculum support: New computers and teaching aide for computer lab, Master Chorale
- Campus beautification: New benches, new school sign and murals
- Outdoor learning: EnrichLA Garden Program, new outdoor science//creative space project
- Upgrades to the Jack and Denny Smith Library & Community Center (MPR) and other community spaces
We engage and enrich our community through various programs and events, including:
- Community clean-up days
- Farm Fresh To You produce box program
- Green Team recycling program
- Rummage Sales
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Participate! Shop with our local sponsors, attend our annual auction, donate, drop off recycling with the Green Team on Monday mornings or buy a produce box to help fund the School Garden. But, most importantly, BECOME AN FOMWS MEMBER and join in the fun and rewarding work of supporting our children and galvanizing our community.
Join FOMWS, Team Cedillo, the LA Conservation Corps and Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council Saturday, October 13 for a great morning of cleaning up beautiful Heidelberg Park and Moon Canyon Park (corner of San Rafael and Moon Dr). Gloves and other equipment will be provided. Snacks, waters and coffee will also be provided. This is a kid-friendly event.
Join FOMWS, The Arroyo Seco Neighborhood Council and Councilman Gil Cedillo's office on January 27 for a community clean-up along Marmion Way (near Southwest Museum Gold Line station).
Join FOMWS for the 13th Annual Auction. This year, the auction is moving to a fantastic new location, York Manor. It's going to be a roaring 20's party complete with live jazz and a speak easy. Stay tuned for more details.
Sign up at http://www.farmfreshtoyou.com and get organic produce delivered directly to your door. Customize your box to include what you like and how often. Use the promo code "FOMWS" when creating the account. 10% will go back to our school and help fund the school garden program at the public elementary school in Mt. Washington. Share with your friends! The box may be available in other areas as well. (If you are already a customer of farm fresh, add the promo code by calling them at 1.800.796.6009.
There are some great unsold items from the auction that are still available for sale!!. Go to http://bit.ly/bid-more to view our online auction and bid generously.
This year come to the auction and fund NEW School Playground BENCHES. The kids are already excited at this notion. “You mean I’ll be able to sit down whenever I want even if I’m wearing shorts?” Yup.