Las Patronas, a local philanthropic organization, has donated $17,000 to the Muirlands Foundation to provide new audiovisual equipment at Muirlands Middle School in La Jolla.
According to the foundation,
parents Marc Jaffe and Pamela Wagner were instrumental in securing the
2014 La Jolla Public School Grant and a 2014 Spring Minor Beneficiary
Grant from Las Patronas.
new school public address system is projected to be purchased, along
with a projector and portable video production camera for the
"A huge thank you to parents Marc Jaffe and Pamela Wagner, the Muirlands Foundation, and especially Las Patronas for this generous grant,” said Muirlands Principal Harlan Klein. “This new technology will improve the capabilities of our school and our auditorium. Many students, staff, parents and the community will certainly benefit from the upgrades."
Las Patronas is a philanthropic organization with a
long history of giving. Since its inception in 1946, Las Patronas has
donated more than $16 million to over a thousand charitable institutions
in San Diego. The funds distributed to these organizations are
generated through year-long fundraising efforts and the annual
presentation of the Jewel Ball, one of San Diego’s most enduring social,
cultural, and philanthropic traditions.
The Muirlands Foundation,
Inc. is a non-profit fund-raising organization dedicated to enhancing
the middle school experience through financial assistance and community
building events for our students, staff and parents. The foundation
raise funds through three main fundraisers: its annual giving campaign
(Muirlands Gives), Muirlands Rocks, and the La Jolla Art and Wine
Festival. For more information on the foundation, visit its web page.