A Trip of a Lifetime - Washington D.C. (June 2018) by Stephanie Brain, Spring Branch Education Foundation verified non-profit

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Launched Apr 12, 2017
Ends Oct 06, 2017
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Category: Field Trip
Class Size: 10
Grade: 8th 

I currently teach 8th grade U.S. History at Landrum Middle School which is a title one school in Spring Branch ISD. More than 80% of our students are economically disadvantaged and have not had the opportunity to travel outside the vicinity of their neighborhood.

We are hoping to take at least 10 students on this trip of a lifetime to Washington D.C. in the summer of 2018, where their history lessons will come alive! The students that have been selected for this trip are students with good behavior, are in good academic standing, and are eager to learn and experience the history of our great nation.

The price for each student to attend is $1,713. This price includes airfare, hotel, all food, all tours/activities, tickets to museums, a full tour guide, overnight security, ground transportation, and so much more. 

The money raised will be equally divided among the students and deducted from their total cost. If we raise our goal of $5,000, it will allow us to contribute $500 per student. We know that $500 will not cover the entire amount of the trip, but anything we can raise will help.

Check out our Tour Website which details all the information about the trip.  (www.eftours.com/1971234DS)  You can find out fun activities and cultural events we will be experiencing on tour. You can also review all that’s included in the program and watch videos of the sites the students will be visiting.

This is a life changing opportunity for many of my students. It will give them the ability to learn out of the classroom and into the world which opens their eyes, preparing them for lifelong success.

Any amount you are willing to pledge will be more than appreciated. Any money donated will be tax deductible.

Feel free to contact me with any questions and/or information you may have! You may also comment in the section below.

Email: Stephanie.Brain@springbranchisd.com

If we do not meet our goal...

If I do not meet my goal I will use all the funds that are pledged to share equally towards the total cost of each student's trip.

Suggested Investments



This amount will cover the cost of some of the tours for a student.
Invest $50



This amount will cover the cost of some meals for the student.
Invest $100



This amount will cover the cost of the flight for a student.
Invest $300



This will cover the cost of a flight and hotel for a student.
Invest $500

Stephanie Brain

8th grade Social Studies Teacher, Spring Branch Education Foundation

8th Grade U.S. History Teacher at Landrum Middle School

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Houston, Texas

The Spring Branch Education Foundation is committed to helping Spring Branch ISD realize its mission: to provide every student a quality education in a safe environment. Who is the Spring Branch Education Foundation?
The Spring Branch Education Foundation was founded in 1993 to create voluntary financial support for Spring Branch ISD and to support its mission of quality education. The Foundation provides donors with a vehicle for making approved, tax-deductible gifts to SBISD. In 20 years, the Foundation has raised over $8,000,000, and has received a Houston Business Promise Award from the Greater Houston Partnership.

1/4 of the way! :)

April 19, 2017

First of all I just want to say THANK YOU!
Thank you to those who have generously invested, shared the link, and spread the word! If you have invested, please be on the lookout for an email regarding your home address. 

We are currently 1/4 of the way to completing our goal! I am so excited about this amazing opportunity for my students. 

I have informed them of this page and they are extremely grateful for this opportunity. We will also be hosting other fundraising events around the Houston area in the near future, so if you are interested in attending any of those, please contact me. 

Please continue to spread the word (Facebook, Twitter, Email, etc.) so we can help these students with this trip of a lifetime!

Stephanie Brain


Twitter: @BrainLMS


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