2018 Annual Giving Campaign

September 24 - October 19

Together We Can Reach Our Goal of $170,000!

The TPES Foundation was created over 30 years ago to fill in the gaps left by the district, state, and federal budgets. Among the gaps filled by the Foundation include two full-time classroom teachers, school counselor, classroom supplies, Science in the Garden, Technology, Spanish Language, and weekly Art, Music/Theater/Dance, and PE classes. Along with the highest caliber teachers, your generosity is what makes our school exceptional.

The Annual Giving Campaign is our most important and cost-effective fundraiser of the year. This year, we are again running the campaign for only one month. Our goal for The Giving Tree Campaign is $170,000, so please give today!

We are asking for $100/month per child, but please know that every donation, of every size, is deeply appreciated.

Click the Donate button to give via PayPal. Complete the text field within PayPal and let us know how you want to be recognized and your company name for corporate matching.

To pay by check: Checks should be made payable to TPESF and may be mailed to TPESF, 8350 Cliffridge Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037, or dropped off in the school office.

On behalf of our students, teachers, staff, and community, THANK YOU.

Do you want to double your donation dollars? Find out if your company participates in Corporate Matching. 
Contact our Corporate Matching Chair and we can help!
Examples of companies that support Corporate Matching:
Johnson & Johnson
Wells Fargo
Northrop Grumman


Every donation of every size counts and is deeply appreciated. 

  • Take advantage of monthly giving
  • Your donation is 100% tax deductible
  • Maximize your contribution with Corporate Matching
  • We accept publicly traded stocks (and there may be tax benefits for the donor!)

Please email TPESF Treasurer with general inquiries or if you want information on how you can maximize your contribution with a Corporate Match.

A message from TPES Foundation's President

Our school’s most important fundraiser, The Giving Tree, is made possible through the generosity of our community.

We all give our time and energy to TPES because we believe so deeply in the impact of the foundation funded programs on the growth and development of our kids. As a community, we have been able to come together and provide our kids with additional teachers (full time and part time), counselor time, and enrichment classes that promote excellence in the curriculum (art, music, PE, technology, Spanish, and Running club) and hands-on learning experiences (Garden, Science Discovery Day).

The excellence of Torrey Pines is what influenced most of us when choosing where to live and where to send our kids to school. As TPES Foundation, we hope you will join us and choose to donate to our Annual Give Campaign. We ask that you might consider adding another leaf to The Giving Tree with a donation from your family in whatever amount feels comfortable.  EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS!

With gratitude,

--Claire Adida, Foundation President

Section 5 of Article IX of the California Constitution guarantees students a “free public education.”

Torrey Pines Elementary School Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. 8350 Cliffridge Avenue, La Jolla, CA 92037 

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