Bay First Realty & Funding 3011 Citrus Cir, Walnut Creek, CA94598 Bay First Realty & Funding is managed by local owner-broker Faina Poyzner who provides assistance with the sale and…More purchase of residential and income properties in the Walnut Creek area. Market analysis, property tours, mortgage pre-qualification and local school information are provided free of charge. Its Web site includes contact numbers for Broker Faina Poyzner as well as an online request form for local property listings in Walnut Creek and the surrounding Tri-Valley cities.
Walnut Creek Education Foundation 960 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA94596 The Walnut Creek Education Foundation raises money to support a range of programs at public schools in Walnut Creek,…More specifically at the five elementary and one middle school in the Walnut Creek School District and at Las Lomas High School in the Acalanes Union HIgh School District. Otherwise known as WCEF K-12, the foundation supplies funding for programs that the districts can no longer cover, especially in these times of declining state revenues. In relying on donations of $500 per family at these schools and other fundraising events, the foundation had a goal to pull in $724,000 for the 2009-10 academic year. For the five elementary schools, WCEF K-12 provided $284,000 in 2009-10 to help pay for art, music, and PE classes and for librarian hours. At Walnut Creek Intermediate, the foundation provided $130,000 to help pay for sixth-grade orientation, counselors and librarian hours. At Las Lomas High School, WCEF 12 supports the leadership class and the counseling program.
Contra Costa Midrasha is a place where Jewish teens in grades eight to 12 gather each week to grow,…More connect, laugh, make friends and explore their Jewish heritage. Along with weekly classes held at the Congregation B'nai Shalom in Walnut Creek, this school organizes workshops, weekend retreats and special trips to Israel, Poland, and Washington, D.C.
Contra Costa Midrasha is sponsored by its partner synagogues Beth Chaim, B'nai Shalom and B'nai Tikvah. The school also receives support from the Jewish Federation of the East Bay, the Center for Jewish Living and Learning, Legacy Heritage Fund, the Institute for Informal Jewish Education at Brandeis University, and Sinai Memorial Chapel.
Pied Piper Preschool is a nonprofit organization that has offered developmental programs to children aged 2 1/2 years…More through pre-kindergarten since 1950. To promote community spirit and to reduce costs, each school year this cooperative preschool relies on parents to work at the school on a biweekly basis, attend monthly meetings, hold a committee or board position, assist with eight hours of maintenance and provide six hours of fund-raising services.
The preschool accepts new students on a first-come, first-served basis, with priority given to alumni and families of current students. Pied Piper has a large, fenced playground and is owned and operated by parents and staff.