June 6th – LEAP
LEAP (the Lagunitas School District Foundation) is the all-volunteer, nonprofit foundation that develops and sustains resources to benefit all children in the Lagunitas School District.Their small K-8 district focuses on educating the whole child in three unique programs, the elementary Open Classroom and Montessori programs, and the
6th-8th grade Middle School. With a focus on immersive projects, experiential learning, and collaboration, they provide opportunities for their students to explore and express many facets of the curriculum. They encourage teachers to be creative and agile in engaging their classes, so each child finds their own path to achievement. LEAP works to provide opportunities for cross-program collaboration, foster school unity and equity, and support this vibrant culture of learning by raising much needed funds. Learn more at www.leap4education.com.
June 13th – YMCA of Marin
The Marin and Novato Ys serve communities from Sausalito to Novato and all areas in between. They are a volunteer mission-driven organization charged with building strong kids, strong families and strong communities by enriching the lives of all people in spirit, mind and body. The money received from Iron Springs will go for families in need in our community to attend YMCA programs such as, summer camp and child care. Visit their website at http://www.ymcasf.org/marin.
June 20th – Fairfax Open Space
The Fairfax Open Space Committee exists to preserve the visual and environmental values of the community through the purchase of undeveloped land in and around Fairfax. The goal is to provide sanctuary for indigenous flora and fauna for future generations. Find out more at www.fairfaxopenspace.com.
June 27th – Wise Academy
WISE Academy is a non-tuition based, Waldorf-inspired independent study program with classroom based instruction located on 150 wooded acres in Fairfax, CA. For more information or to come on a tour, please visit their website: www.wise-academy.org.