We have terrific thank you gifts for your year-end donations!
Thank you to all our supporters and businesses that have donated their valuable gifts to our organization. Below are some thank you gifts for your donation for a special someone on your holiday list while supporting Rise Together Education.
Thank you gifts are first come, first serve as we only have one of each. Please email us and let us know which one you are interested in. Thank you!
size 60” x 48”
Acrylic, enamel and foil leaf on wood panel
Item 1: Melissa Mahoney Painting
Vortices draw all that surround them into their powerful currents. Artist Melissa Mahoney https://www.mahoneyartwork.com/about is interested in these masses of energy and how they can contain and then transfer their energy. This piece is intended to convey a sense of motion and an energy that captures, and then transcends, the particular subject matter. Melissa Mahoney has donated this piece, titled “Renew” to support the mission of Palo Alto High School’s Rise Together Education. Requested donation $500 or more (priceless artwork).
Item 2: One Small Group SAT Prep Course at AJ Tutoring AJ Tutoring is dedicated to helping Palo Alto, Mountain View, Sunnyvale and Cupertino students prepare for the SAT, ACT, and academic subjects at their new office conveniently located in Mountain View on Castro Street! With on-site parking and a friendly environment set up for 1-on-1 tutoring and small group SAT classes, AJ Tutoring is ready to help students meet their educational goals. Offered here is the AJ Tutoring SAT preparation course giving students the skills and confidence they need to conquer the math, evidence-based reading, and writing sections of the SAT. For the full list of our class schedules and locations, please click here. Requested donation $800 or more (value at $1170).
J. McLaughlin scarf, clutch and shopping bag
Item 3: J McLaughlin scarf, clutch (with dust bag) and shopping bag J. McLaughlin is a stylish yet classic American clothier for both men and women, conveniently located in Town & Country Plaza. Featured here is a J McLaughlin scarf, clutch (with dust bag) and shopping bag. Requested donation $100 or more (value at $200).
Dr. Electron Kebebew
Item 4: Experience being the Chief of General Surgery Spend a morning with Dr. Electron Kebebew, MD, FACS who is the Chief of Surgery at Stanford Healthcare and the Harry A Oberhelman, Jr and Mark L Welton Professor of Surgery. Would you or your child (16 yo+) like a behind the scenes view into the life of Stanford’s Chief of General Surgery? Want to see what it’s like to care for patients and oversee the Division of General Surgery? Dr. Kebebew is an internationally recognized expert in Endocrine Oncology Surgery and a prolific researcher. This is the perfect gift for an aspiring doctor! Dr. Kebebew sees patients at the Endocrine Oncology Clinic on Stanford campus and operates at the brand new state of the art Stanford Hospital. Requested donation $500 (priceless experience).
Women's medium (shoe size 6.5-9.5)
Women's small (shoe size 6-8)
Items 5 & 6: Nonslip socks Yoga and dance nonslip socks donated by the bar method (left - items #5) and pure barre (right - item #6). Use them like slippers inside your house in the winter! Requested donation $10 for each pair.
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