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Martinez Education Foundation awards $145,968 in grants

MEFnew_logo4MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Education Foundation (MEF) announced Tuesday it has awarded $145,968 in grants to teachers and staff throughout the Martinez Unified School District. Schools receiving grants include Alhambra High School ($27,542), Martinez Junior High School ($42,961), Morello Park Elementary ($9,154), Las Juntas Elementary ($23,360), John Swett Elementary ($21,626), John Muir Elementary ($18,600) and Vicente Martinez High School/Briones School ($2,725).

MEF said in a statement that the organization “wishes to send thanks and appreciates all of its donors and volunteers for their great support throughout the year that allows MEF the opportunity to make our schools better.”

The independent organization was founded in 1983, and according to its website “is committed to providing resources to enhance educational opportunities for our children.”

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