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LEAF Participates in Earth Day Marathon

April 19, 2022
At the Annual Earth Day Half Marathon on Saturday, April 16, members of the LEAF board of directors as well as community members organized through the District 742 Transitional Services Team. Rebecca Groenewold and Jen Loch spent the morning assisting runners by offering water and gatorade at selected stops along the Half Marathon route. Approximately $2,…

Homeless Student Awareness Month

April 8, 2022
Homework is Hard; Imagine How Hard it is Without a Home.  Help us lessen the negative impact of homelessness in District 742! April is “Homelessness Student Awareness” month.  Every day, students experiencing homelessness face the daunting task of focusing on a quality education while worrying about he basic needs of reliable food, clothing and shelter.

Thanks to LEAF for helping homeless students

June 4, 2021
Thank you, Bruce. Our 2020-2021 School year use of LEAF Homeless Student Services Funds looked something like this:

LEAF Receives Grants to Support Homeless Students

April 27, 2020
LEAF Receives $10,000 to Support Students Experiencing Homelessness. The District 742 Local Education & Activities Foundation (LEAF) announced that it has received two $5,000 grants in support of District 742 homeless youth and their families. The grants have been made through the support of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation COVID-19 Respons…

Homeless Students Need Help

April 17, 2020
LEAF SUPPORTS HOMELESS STUDENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES Every day, homeless students face the daunting task of trying to focus on a quality education while worrying about the basic needs like reliable source of food, clothing and shelter. Since 2014, LEAF has been supporting District 742 students facing homelessness through our Homeless Student Services Fund…

Kohl’s Cash? Support Homeless Students

January 30, 2020
You can make a difference right here in District 742 Do you shop at Kohl’s? Have you ever received Kohl’s Cash? How many times has your Kohl’s Cash certificate expired because you just didn’t need to use it? On any given night there are more than 300 homeless students in ISD 742.