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Elementary Students Hold 10th Annual Benefit Concert for Sister Schools

Music students at Fernwood Elementary School knew they had done something special by holding a supply drive for Sister Schools that helped children in Uganda, Africa, but they were inspired to do even more.  Ten years later, the school is now preparing to celebrate its 10th annual Fernwood Elementary Benefit Concert to raise money for ...

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Spring 2017 Return Presentations

The impact of Sister Schools shines through with our return presentations.  Our staff retun to the elementary schools that were so generous in the fall with a special video presentation just for their school. Students are able to see first-hand the Ugandan students who received their donations!   This is a fun, meaningful (and emotional) way ...

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Supplies are on their WAY!

Supplies are on their WAY!

The container is at the port and ready to head off to Uganda!  Our friends at Freight Expeditors, Inc came through again! Not only do they provide all our local transport needs but they’re great supporters of our annual Gala. This year, they even donated the container and certification costs! Thank you Erik, Julie, Julio ...

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Building Hope with Skanska

Building Hope with Skanska

Driving around Seattle it is hard to miss the construction happening throughout downtown.  There are safety fences surrounding these sites and in big lettering reads one word: SKANSKA.  However, Skanska is more than a worldwide corporation.  For Sister Schools, Skanska is a partner, a supporter, and a builder of hope for children in Uganda. For many ...

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A Day in the Life of a Ugandan Student

A Day in the Life of a Ugandan Student

We hear the stories about life in Uganda.  We think we understand.  However, as we wake-up in the morning and check Waze for updates on traffic, grumble about the new HOT lanes on I-405, and sigh as (once again) we need to deal with yet a new “calming circle” that has been added next to ...

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Back to Schools means Amazon Smile

Back to Schools means Amazon Smile

Sister Schools is signed-up with Amazon Smile!  This means that every time you purchase something through Amazon.com you can help out Sister Schools.  Find out more about this and our other giving opportunities at http://sisterschools.org/waystogive/

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Fernwood Elementary concert rocks! (literally!)

Fernwood Elementary concert rocks! (literally!)

Under the brilliant direction of Katherine Berry, the Fernwood students and the Bad Monkey’s Marimba Band raised over $6,000 to support Sister Schools.   It was a packed evening and the concert was enhanced with the legendary Overton Berry and Jeff Davies on Bass. Thank you to everyone who participated and came out to celebrate! ...

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Sister School Benefit Concert

Sister School Benefit Concert

“I believe the Sister Schools program is one of the finest cultural exchange programs, allowing young students both here and abroad to feel a personal connection with each other…I truly believe that the musical benefit concerts present an opportunity for a communal participation in the program, through these musical benefit concerts… I feel both honored and ...

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