Principal’s Emergency Fund virtual breakfast fundraiser is Thursday, September 24

OSDEF Logo with image of stick figures of an adult and children and the name of the Foundation beneath

The annual Principal’s Emergency Fund (PEF) fundraiser breakfast is virtual this year and includes both live and prerecorded interviews from 8-8:30 a.m. Thursday, September 24.

The breakfast raises money for the PEF, which provides every OSD principal resources to help meet urgent basic needs of low-income students and their families.

The livestream of the Foundation’s first-ever online event is being emceed by King 5 News South Bureau Chief Drew Mikkelsen, and there is musical entertainment by the Olympia-based Nana’s Pant Suit band.

Participants will hear from:

  • Families whose lives have been improved because of the PEF;
  • Principals and counselors about why, in the face of COVID-19, this resource is more critical than ever; and
  • This year’s “Hecks’ Heroes”: Kevin Stormans of Stormans, Inc., and Olympia High School student Nidhi Krishna Kumar. The award is named in honor of PEF founders Paula and Denny Heck and recognizes people and organizations that go above and beyond to help students and families with urgent basic needs in the Olympia School District.

For more information and the link to the live broadcast on YouTube, visit the OSDEF website.