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Holiday Wreaths On Sale Now!

22″ Fresh Holiday Wreath with Pinecones for $22

All sales benefit overnight outdoor education for 5th grade students

Please contact your nearest elementary school or email outdoored@osdef.org for questions or to place your order.
Checks payable to OSDEF
Sale ends Wednesday, November 4, 2015

U.S. Martial Arts


The U.S. Martial Arts Center builds the minds, bodies and values of kids and young adults through the practice of Taekwando at several studios in Olympia. USMAC has also helps tremendously in building the success of kids throughout the Olympia School District by being the single largest donor to OSDEF over each of the last two years.



Verizon is a global leader delivering innovative communications and technology solutions that improve the way their customers live, work and play. Verizon provided the initial investment in the Principal’s Emergency Checkbook fund in 2007 and has been contributing each year since. In 2015, Verizon donated a generous $5,000 and was our featured breakfast sponsor! These contributions have helped many children in Olympia with basic needs so they can come to school ready to learn.

Nisqually Indian Tribe


The Nisqually Indian Tribe contributes in many remarkable ways to enhance and develop our community for the betterment of all. Over the last four years, the Nisqually Nation has been a very generous contributor to OSDEF’s teaching grants program which fosters classroom innovation, character-building and closing the achievement gap for all kids.

Puget Sound Energy


Puget Sound Energy powers our community via electricity, natural gas & wind power. PSE is also a powerhouse in making our community a better place…including major sponsorship of OSDEF’s fundraising musical the past two years…with proceeds resourcing the Teaching Grants program to help power us toward the goal of achieving a 100% rate of graduation from high school through programs such as tutoring and homework clubs

Watch our Principal's Emergency Checkbook Fund video here: