From The President
Maryanne VanHaitsma, President
Royal Oak Schools Foundation 2023
We look forward to the start of another school year in Royal Oak, and the Foundation is proud to be a partner with Royal Oak Schools to bring support to the schools in many ways. Below are some of the ways that we have provided support to Royal Oak Schools over the past 30 years and look forward to future projects and support to be provided in the future.
The Foundation is
2022-2023 $25,000 Literacy Program for to purchase 1320 books for Royal Oak Middle School, Royal Oak High School and Churchill Community Education Center
2021-2022 $25,000 Programs and activities related to social-emotional well-being and instruction.
2020-2021 $25,000 Literacy Project gifting each elementary school student books to read for pleasure.
2017-2019 $54,000 total - $6,000 grant per RO Public School for individual needs.
2015-2016 $25,000 to ROSPAC assisting RO High School’s Kimball Auditorium’s renovations.
2014-2015 $60,000 to the RO Middle School Dondero Auditorium for enhancements and
2010 – Present $7,500 annually to the Instrumental Music Jump Start program providing 5th-graders with experience in beginning Band & Orchestra.
The ROSF financially supports several smaller initiatives such as: Royal Oak Hall of Fame, the Dan Champagne Scholarships, Senior All Night Party and the MLK Day of Service.
Looking for ways to donate? Here are some ideas: Become a “Friend of the Foundation” through direct donation, name the Royal Oak Schools Foundation when purchasing on Amazon Smiles, order your produce and goods from the Farmer's Market Haul, golf with us this year and /or become a golf sponsor. Whichever way you choose to help, we applaud it!!
We look forward to the new opportunities ahead! If at any time you would like to contact me, please do so at firstname.lastname@example.org and visit Royal Oak Schools Foundation.
Since our Founding in 1992, Our Mission:
The Royal Oak Schools Foundation is a charitable organization committed to enriching lives through enhanced educational opportunities for the Royal Oak Public School Community.
Royal Oak Schools Foundation is an educational charity as defined by the IRS tax-exempt status 501(c)(3)