D58 Education Foundation Reaps $25K at Big Head Todd Benefit

Foundation thanks supporters for successful bash; proceeds go to student programs.

The Education Foundation of Downers Grove District 58, in partnership with the Tivoli Theatre, hosted a tremendously successful evening with Big Head Todd at the Tivoli April 25. 

The sold-out show raised $25,000 for the Foundation and its programs that benefit the District 58 schools, and we are so grateful to the numerous individuals and local businesses whose partnership and generosity made this fantastic event possible. The concert not only raised a significant amount of money for our organization and the students it supports, it also provided the Downers Grove community with top-quality entertainment.

In support of the Big Head Todd concert, which was a tremendous success, we would like to thank the Johnson family of Classic Cinemas for donating the use of the historic Tivoli Theatre; Lemon Tree Grocers, for hosting a special pre-concert dinner for our Gold Package ticket holders; Community Bank of Downers Grove; Evelyn Jane Boutique; Charlie and Grace; and Maximum Printing and Graphics.

We would also like to thank all of those who volunteered their time in support of the event, as well as the residents and families who attended. Your support of our programs is very much appreciated!

The District 58 Education Foundation is an independent, non-profit corporation established in 2002 to obtain and distribute financial and other resources for the enhancement of education programs at the 13 schools of District 58. 

Over the past 12 years, the Foundation has brought in nearly $500,000 for District 58 schools, primarily in the form of classroom and building grants. The Foundation also sponsors the Select 58 eighth-grade service awards; Distinguished Service Awards for staff; Sneak Preview for incoming seventh graders; and the annual new teacher welcome luncheon.

The Foundation raises funds through several major annual fundraisers, as well as donations from staff, parents, businesses and community members. For more information on the District 58 Education Foundation, including its programs and how to make a donation or get involved, please visit www.58foundation.org.


Foundation President Jay Stocki

Big Head Todd Event Committee Chair Stephan Upshaw 


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