Donate to WDS Reunited
The Woodstock Day School has worked diligently to keep our community successfully safe during the pandemic, and has made our children’s transition back to campus a major priority. Collaboration between staff and families made it all possible.
WDS truly appreciates our community and all you have done – THANK YOU!
Recent studies indicate children do better when in school vs. online learning, and it is important for WDS to prepare to successfully reopen for in-person classes for the full 2020-2021 school year.
For most schools, including WDS, returning to the status quo and opening 100% for the upcoming school year means we must continue to overcome the many obstacles the pandemic has created for us. Approaches to school reopening must be designed in ways that meet the needs of students, educators, and families. Our COVID-19 Team has been working hard on a plan to re-open WDS 100% in the fall, while still following all required COVID-19 health procedures. This is no small feat, since we are required to follow very detailed and exacting health protocols; and the supplies and required infrastructure is very expensive.
The final estimate of expenses related to re-opening WDS 100% in the Fall of 2020, is $325,000. This is for a four season temporary classrooms, additional staffing, school supplies and technology needs.
WDS has already obtained a very generous MATCHING GIFT of $100,000. We have also raised additional funding from other generous WDS donors and have applied for grants to help us get to our goal.
Our hope is to raise the remaining $100,000 needed by this August 15th so that we can have everything in place before our faculty return to campus in late August.
These are unusual times and we hope you can help us rise to meet the challenges posed by the pandemic. WDS is asking EVERYONE to participate, and if you cannot make a direct donation for our MATCH, we will be offering online resources for everyone to fundraise.
Create your own fundraising page and help to get the word out!
WDS REUNITED is possible with your support!