School District 62 Education Foundation

The School District 62 Education Foundation preserves and enhances educational opportunities for all students within the school district.

Why Donate?

Donations to the School District 62 Foundation are tax deductible and are used to improve the educational experience for students in District 62. The foundation has sponsored architecture tours, robotics programs, anti-bullying campaigns, musical instruments, additional technology for classrooms, sewing clubs and photography equipment. We appreciate and rely on donations from people just like you. The Foundation would like to thank all of our past and future donors. Please click
here to make a donation today.

We rely on donations from people like you. Please consider making a donation today

The School District 62 Foundation supports District 62 students and staff by enhancing educational opportunities though grants. The grants are supported though donations from individuals, corporations and our annual event. We hope that you can be part of our effort to continue educational and financial support of District 62 initiatives.

To pledge your support other ways, contact
P.O. Box 2161
Des Plaines, IL 60017

(847) 824-8070 or

Cents for Kids.
Participants in the Cents for Kids Program, please donate here.

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Board Members

The School District 62 Foundation is a separate, not-for-profit entity organized outside the District 62 School District. The Trustees are volunteers and receive no compensation.

Betty Murphy - President
Sue Oehrlein - Treasurer
Maxine Hubbard - Corresponding Secretary

Matt Aldmeyer - Board member
Jen Bova - Board member
Bree Burkett - Board member
Erica Cupuro - Board member
Tina Garrett - Board member
Kristina Khoshaba - Board member
Sharon Lynch - Board member
Jen Miran - Board member
Becky Pettersen - Board member

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Contact us

You can become part of the School District 62 Foundation's effort by donating financial resources or your talents. To pledge your support, contact us at
(847) 824-8070
To mail a check:
P.O. Box 2161
Des Plaines, IL 60017


The School District 62 Foundation is always seeking volunteers to assist in caring out projects that greatly benefit the children of District 62. We need volunteers to help with various events and to reach out to parents in the district to make them aware of the goals of the Foundation. Your involvement can be at any level you choose for short term or long term activities. Please use the contact us page to connect with a member of the board. We would be pleased to have you join our group of dedicated volunteers!

Fun Facts About Us

On October 15, 2001 four founding members joined together to form the School District 62 Education Foundation. They had one simple goal in mind, to enhance the educational opportunities in the classroom for District 62 students.

  • $253,224

    for the grant program
  • $22,000

    for support or professional development
  • $10,500

    for Middle School After School Program
  • $6,000

    to fund an anti-bullying campaign