MEF kicks off Major Saver Campaign

major-saver-2015The Merrillville Education Foundation is excited to be offering Major Saver cards for sale through the Merrillville elementary and middle schools.  Students will receive the sales packets starting Friday, March 20th.  Students will be selling the $10 discount cards until Tuesday, March 31st.

Proceeds from the sale of Major Saver cards directly support the participating schools and the activities of the Merrillville Education Foundation.¬†¬† The MEF has given over $200,000 to the Merrillville Schools over the past 12 years in the form of teacher grants.¬† These grants help fund innovative and creative projects in the classroom and school and allow students to have broad educational experiences. (more…)


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Our Mission…

The Merrillville Education Foundation is committed to being the primary philanthropic organization that funds innovative educational grants to teachers in the Merrillville Schools in order to provide opportunities that enhance student learning and achievement, promote social and emotional development of our students, and contribute to a strong community through a belief that education is key.

Our Goals…
In the pursuit of our mission, the Merrillville Education Foundation commits to create and develop programs and support roles in the following two areas:

  • brochure-imageDevelopment of business and community partnerships in support of Merrillville public schools.

  • Fund grants, which support individual classroom and/or schools to broaden innovations at the school level and educational opportunities for students

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