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    Adopt-A-Classroom
    in District 742

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    GROWING A STRONGER
    COMMUNITY

    through academics, activities, arts and athletics.

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    GROWING A STRONGER
    COMMUNITY

    through academics, activities, arts and athletics.

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  • MAKE A DONATION
    MAKE A DIFFERENCE

    With your help LEAF makes a difference for the students in District 742! Since 1996, LEAF has granted over $1.5 million to support programs in District 742!

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  • MAJOR
    SPONSORS

    LEAF is fortunate to have the support of many
    St. Cloud area businesses and organizations who provide generous support for LEAF programs and events.

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  • FUN & ENGAGING
    EVENTS

    Throughout the year, LEAF celebrates students and raises money to support educational programming with a variety of events.

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The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation (LEAF) was founded in 1993 as a fully independent, non-profit organization for the purpose of promoting and enhancing school-based, extra-curricular activities and educational opportunities in District 742 Public Schools. LEAF’s endowment fund provides supplemental funding for academics, activities, arts and athletics in our St. Cloud Area School District 742 public schools.

  • GROWING A STRONGER COMMUNITY

    through academics, activities, arts and athletics.

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Recent Posts

  • 2021 LEAF Adopt a Classroom Gifts Reach $38,000!

    Because of amazing support from the St. Cloud Community, the 2021 LEAF Adopt a Classroom project has reached the $38,000 level for the first time since the program began in 2011!   A total of 152 classrooms have been adopted as …Read More »
  • LEAF Announces $174,698 in Fall 2021 Grants

    The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation board of directors announces the awarding of the following grants during the first few months of the 21-22 school year: $37,928in Adopt A Classroom grants to 152 classrooms in every school across the district.  …Read More »
  • Jim Pehler 1942-2021

    Jim Pehler, age 79, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021.  Jim was a great friend of LEAF. He served a 6-year term on the LEAF board and continued to be connected closely to LEAF even after his term ended …Read More »
  • 2021 LEAF Learning Renaissance

    We had hoped to return in 2021 to an in-person event at Café Renaissance with all of our friends and supporters, but out of an abundance of caution we have decided a virtual event is the best decision for this …Read More »
  • Kiwanis Club Supports Adopt-A-Classroom and PAKRAT!

    The Kiwanis Club recently donated $1,500 to LEAF.  The Club donated $500 of their gift to support the PAKRAT summer bus program.  As part of the Kiwanis 100th Anniversary Celebration, $1,000 was donated to the Adopt a Classroom program to …Read More »

OUR PURPOSE

LEAF is a citizens’ organization whose purpose is to secure and channel private funds to support and enhance the educational process.

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GRANTS

LEAF has established a proven track record of raising funds and getting them to the students who really need them.

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Photo Contest

LEAF is sponsoring an ongoing photo contest to highlight the positive things happening each day in our District 742 schools.

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