Support

Sierra Waldorf School is an independent non-profit corporation licensed by the State of California. We are supported through tuition, grants, special events and donations. Money raised from the Annual Giving Program supplements the costs of site improvements and curriculum enrichment. Your help is needed to support the inspired educational program at Sierra Waldorf School. Funds are carefully budgeted to maximize the effects of your contribution. Donations are tax deductible. Phone our office at 209-984-0454 for more information on how you can give.

The Sierra Waldorf School offers a unique educational experience to students of every social and economic status. The creative, nurturing curriculum fosters self-development, social responsibility and leadership.

How can You Help Support Sierra Waldorf School?

Annual Giving Fund
This fund supports the school’s operating budget. With the generosity of our community this fund helps sustain and enhance our school programs and site improvements. You can make a secure donation using your credit card by clicking the donate button below. Donors can also pledge to contribute a specific amount each month using by calling the office to set it up or by emailing caroline@sierrawaldorf.com. Our goal this year is $42,000 and we will kick off this campaign Fall of 2014. Each donation is appreciated. Click here to read our Annual Giving letter.

Make a secure tax-deductible donation to Sierra Waldorf online.

Or send your check made out to SWS Annual Giving and mail to:
Sierra Waldorf School • 19234 Rawhide Rd • Jamestown, CA 95327

eScrip
eScrip is a proven resource for fundraising where participating business partners contribute a percentage of your grocery loyalty cards, credit card, and debit/ATM card purchases to the school. Using eScrip earns cash rewards for Sierra Waldorf when you do what you do anyway – shop! It’s free, it’s easy, and it’s rewarding! To learn more about eScrip click here.

SCRIP
This system allows families to purchase pre-paid cards from vendors they frequent. They can also be given as gifts or used for holiday shopping. Visit www.shopwithscrip.com to sign up and register with presto pay. Many vendors offer instant SCRIP that can be printed on your home printer and used immediately. Others send the cards to the school office for pick up. For more information, please contact our SCRIP Coordinator, Lisa Garman, at sierrawaldorfscrip@gmail.com.

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Memorial and Honor Gifts
Honor the memory of a loved one or a friend. Give a birthday, graduation, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day or holiday gift in honor of someone special. An acknowledgement will be sent to the person or family you choose. Your gift will also be a gift to the school and tax deductible.

Applause and Recognize
Personal donations are greatly appreciated. The school received an extraordinary donation that is to be used to create a community garden. The board, faculty, parents, and children send their warmest thanks for this generous gift.

Fundraising Events
Throughout the year the school holds many special events. Some of these are fundraisers and others are Waldorf festivals. All of these events are organized by school volunteers. The annual Rites of Spring auction, Legacy Dinner and Drive-thru dinners are fun ways to support the school.

Annual Fundraising Auction
Our annual Rites of Spring auction is held each year in March. This exciting event is held at the Sonora Fairgrounds and is our largest fundraiser of the year. Look for updates and auction information on our events page as auction day approaches.

News & Updates
  • Walk Through the Grades

    Our monthly tours of the campus will begin at 8:30am from the office on the second Wednesday of the month. Future tours are February 11, March 11 and April 8. Tours include visits to each classroom while morning circle and main lessons are taking place. Please R.S.V.P. to Bill Roberson, our enrollment director at (209) 984-0454 or bill@sierrawaldorf.com.

  • Now Enrolling Nursery & Kindergarten!

    Sierra Waldorf School enrolls students throughout the school year. Space is limited for a small student/teacher ratio. Enrollment packets are available and school tours are the second Wednesday of the month or for an individual tour, call Bill Roberson, Enrollment Director at (209) 984-0454 or email at bill@sierrawaldorf.com for more information.

  • “A Night in Havana” Auction – March 14th

    Our annual auction will be on March 14th and we will celebrate by transforming the venue into 1950's Havana, Cuba! Come bid on amazing items, dance the night away to the Mario Flores Latin Jazz Band, and help us raise much needed funds for the school. The auction will be held at the Sonora Motherlode Fairgrounds. Doors open at 5pm, silent auction and dinner begin at 5:30pm. Tickets are $35 until March 6th.
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