Posted by on September 1, 2013

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“A lot of people recognize that youth is our greatest natural resource in this country. They see their donation as an investment, because they realize that tax money can’t provide the full ledger of support needed in these competitive economic times,” says Potts.

Most of us have fond memories of our elementary, middle and high school years, but upon graduation, our ties to those schools often become tenuous at best. People in Winchester, a historic small city in the Northern Shenandoah Valley about 80 miles west of D.C., also think fondly of their school years, but here they have an effective tool for giving back and supporting public education.

The Winchester Education Foundation (WEF) was established in 2000 as a not-for-profit educational foundation to facilitate a public-private partnership between public schools and private citizens and businesses who recognize the value of excellence in public education in Winchester…

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