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Classes at OISD are in full swing!  The Olney Education Foundation is rolling up its sleeves to push our students to new heights and we need your help!  Please mark your calendar for Thursday, September 13, as we once again participate in Texoma Gives, a 16-hour day of giving sponsored by the Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation.  This is the only time of year we actively seek donations from you to support Olney’s students with funds that are not available through local, state, and federal tax revenue.

Last year, the Foundation was able to:

  • Award nine scholarships to qualified seniors [fields of study  include nursing, biology (pre-vet), welding, exercise sport medicine, and pre-dental]

  • Fund ACT testing for ALL juniors

  • offer dual credit scholarships to qualified students

  • offer $1,000.00 to each OISD campus

  • offer laptops and mentors for OEF scholarship recipients


    An added goal this school year is to fund pre-ACT testing for ALL sophomores.  None of this would be possible without donations from individuals like you!  We would love for you to be part of our “giving day” this year by doing the following:

                    Step One:  This is a preliminary step if you wish to consider the benefits

                    for the Foundation.  When you receive this letter, please visit https://www.texomagives.org/organizations/olney-education-foundation and click PRIZES to

                    see how you can help the Foundation actually WIN money.  Decide what hour

                    you would like to donate and make that notation on your calendar under 9-13-18.

                    This year the Foundation is targeting the 12:00 noon and 10:00 pm time slots.


                    Step Two:  On 9-13-18, put your plan into action!  Between the hours of

                    6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., visit the above website and make your $25.00 or

                    more tax-deductible donation.  You can even make your donation in honor of

                    or in memory of someone.  Simply furnish the necessary information in the

                    message box provided and the address to send the acknowledgment.

    By participating in Texoma Gives, you provide the Olney Education Foundation an opportunity to win prize money.  However, if you do not wish to donate online, we will be happy to accept your tax-deductible donation by mail.  Please go to our website at http://olneyef.com, click on DONATE, scroll to bottom of page and click on “Click Here to Print Our Donation Form.”  Or, simply mail your check made payable to OEF to PO Box 68, Olney, TX  76374.


    We encourage you to spread the word about Texoma Gives through email and social media.  Challenge your OHS classmates, family, and friends to donate, too!  PLEASE visit our website at http://olneyef.com to read our story, learn who makes up our board of directors, and see pictures of Olney’s students as well as a list of our donors.  Thanks to all who donated last year!  We hope to include your name again this year along with many new donors!  Remember, a small key can open BIG doors and so can you!




    The Olney Education Foundation Board of Directors




    Olney Education Foundation

    P.O. Box 68

    Olney, TX 76374