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 $40,000 and we will kick off this campaign Fall of 2013. 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 homepage as auction day approaches.

Sierra Waldorf School Store – (209) 533-1309
The Sierra Waldorf School store is a wonderful place to shop and explore. Items are supportive of the values and philosophies of Waldorf education. You will find toys, games, art supplies, yarns and more. Located downtown Sonora at 189 S. Washington Street.

Store hours:

Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday
Noon-5pm

Friday
Noon-4pm

Saturday
10-3pm

Story & Sing Along Fridays

11am – Great for the wee ones (baby and toddlers)! Join us for a half hour of adventures in story and song.

Clay workshops – Every Wednesday & Friday afternoon!

News & Updates
  • Halloween Festival – October 31!

    Fairy tales, maze, adventure and fun at the school for our Halloween on October 31, 6-9 pm. We ask for a donation of $5 per family for admission and parking is free. Photos, food and drinks available for purchase.

  • Now Enrolling Nursery & Kindergarten for 2014-15

    Space is limited for a small student/teacher ratio. Enrollment packets are available by mail. 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

  • 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 November 12th and December 10th. Please R.S.V.P. to Bill Roberson, our enrollment director at (209) 984-0454 or bill@sierrawaldorf.com.
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