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A Night Out Supporting Our Students!
September 17, 2016

** 9/9/16 Event Update from CaribUnited**

Equinox September 2016 Event:
It is with the greatest sadness that due to unforeseen circumstances we have to cancel this year’s Equinox “The Formal All-Inclusive” event.  All who had made advance purchases for the event will receive a full refund. 
This cancellation without a doubt is a sad moment within our team and we hope to reseed this dream another time so that it may blossom properly.   As we deal with this disappointment, we are reminded that there are many paths to the same objective! As such we are continuing to support our communities’ children with emotional disabilities, as well as those with social emotional and learning challenges. How?  
Provided below is a link we would like you to use to support The Foundation Schools and the Children. When completing your donation, kindly write in the comments box “CaribUnited Equinox”. This will help the school to properly capture the communities that are supporting the special school. 
So! Please donate what you can and mention “CaribUnited Equinox:”
To my Team, Rosemarie Cheewah, Kathleen Tomkins, Dr. Sheneka Horne and Tina Berridge thank you guys for great team work and support….
To our sponsors, BOOM Audio Services, CinemagiX , Kid Mix Photography and the Lake Presidential club thank you for your Sponsorship, support and interest in our event and especially in the children for whom we all labored with joy. 
On behalf of Equinox, we hope to see you at our next wonderful fundraising event. We truly apologize for not being able to proceed with this event, but rest assured: there will be more to come from Equinox because… We Do It best Together!!!!
The Equinox Team
Again, to donate directly to The Foundations Schools click on https://www.givedirect.org/donate/?cid=4775. And remember to mention CaribUnited Equinox!

Celebrate the end of Summer by attending the 2017 Equinox fundraiser presented by our community partners, CaribUnited! Proceeds will benefit our students with emotional disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disabilities.

“Proceeds will go to supporting a cause near and dear to our hearts”

Click HERE to purchase tickets online



In addition to their emotional and behavioral challenges, 80 percent of our students live in poverty and face overwhelming obstacles such as homelessness and family instability. By attending, you have the ability to create positive change in the lives of our students by supporting critical supplemental programs not covered by tuition. 

The event will include a beautiful scenic view, live music and a variety of international cuisine!

For more information about the event or our special programs, please contact Sara Beegoo at SBeegoo@foundationschools.org or 301-881-0078×114

School Supplies Needed!

Please help to ensure that our at-risk students can start the new school year with the supplies necessary for them to get on the path to success.  Donations of all types of new school supplies are needed and welcomed throughout the month of August, including: Pencils Colored Pencils Pens (Blue & Black Ink) Calculators (Including Used TI-84 Graphing Calculators) Notebooks (Composition […]

Congratulations to Our MANSEF Cardin Scholarship Winner!

We are so proud of FSMC student Ariannah, winner of the Cardin Scholarship from MANSEF! Ariannah showed great improvement academically, behaviorally, and socially, and she will be using the scholarship to attend private trainings at ZAVAZONE to develop her personal fitness, motor skills, and coordination. Congratulations, Ariannah!

Thank You!!

Thank you so very much to all of our sponsors, supporters, and guests who made The Foundation Schools 2018 Benefit such a resounding success!! Together, we raised over $160,000 for our vital programs, such as Foundation Links and Career Connections, that help our students rise above their challenges, and we could not have done it […]

Watch Us on Comcast Newsmakers!

The Foundation Schools was recently featured on Comcast Newsmakers! Hear what our CEO Gina James has to say about our mission, our recent benefit, and how we serve the intense needs of our students. View the video here!

March 22, 2018
Save The Date!

The Foundation Schools has been helping students rise above their challenges to see a successful future for more than 40 years. On March 22, 2018, please join us for a fun evening that includes dinner and drinks, networking, a silent auction, incredible student art and captivating student performances. This exciting event is held at the […]

Our 2016-2017 Annual Report is here!

Click here to see The Foundation Schools 2016-2017 Annual Report!  

Alumni Spotlight

The Foundation Schools’ annual benefit was held on Thursday, March 30 at The University of Maryland Riggs Alumni Center. The event raised vital funds and awareness of the impact The Foundation Schools has on students’ lives.  This year’s program featured Rajon Jackson, an alumnus of The Foundation School of Montgomery County.  This video, created by […]

August 1, 2017
2017 School Supplies Drive!

Today is the first day of The Foundation Schools’ annual school supplies drive! Nearly 80 percent of our students live in poverty while struggling with emotional and behavioral disabilities. You can provide the tools and confidence they need to succeed this upcoming school year! We will be collecting school supplies during the entire month of […]

June 8, 2017
Save the Date for Do More 24!

On June 8, The Foundation Schools will join 600 local nonprofits in Do More 24 to raise funds for 24 hours. Just $24 can help our students with severe emotional disabilities have a brighter future. Visit DoMore24.org to learn more, and bookmark our page DoMore24.org/npos/the-foundation-schools for when the big day arrives!          […]

February 22, 2017
You are Invited!

Please join us at our 2017 Benefit as we “Build a Foundation to Empower the Future” with an exciting silent auction, special guests, student performances, fantastic student art and more!   Sponsorship opportunities available on our sponsor page. Please contact Kelli Kunert at kkunert@foundationschools.org or 301-881-0078 for more information. For contributions of $500 or more, donors are eligible to receive Maryland […]