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Infancy to Adulthood

We Support You From Infancy to Adulthood The Mary Lyon Foundation Supports the West County Community from Infancy to Adulthood! We’d love to welcome your new bundle of joy to the world and ensure they have the resources needed to learn, succeed and thrive. Take a minute to complete our Newborn Care Package form and…

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Board Spotlight: Laurie Benoit

Laurie Benoit has been involved with higher education philanthropy for the entirety of her career. She was drawn to fundraising because of her strong desire to make a difference in the lives of students, families, and educators. More specifically, Laurie always had a desire to give back and contribute in a meaningful way in the…

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Board Spotlight: Meet Karen Fairbrother!

Karen has been an integral part of the Mary Lyon Foundation for over a decade. In addition to serving as a general Board member, she has guided the Foundation as both board treasurer and assistant treasurer. A woman of many talents and of great intelligence, Karen held various roles throughout her career, both before and…

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MTRS Senior Capstone Projects

MTRS Senior Capstone Projects

assists students MTRS Senior Capstone Projects The Mary Lyon Foundation assists those students who have needs for educational projects. If you are a student who would like assistance with your capstone project, please fill out a form. Application Form Complete Applications are Due: Friday, September 23,2022. At MTRS, the theme of senior year is PRAXIS: the…

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Scholarships

Scholarships

a meaningful difference Scholarships College expenses are often overwhelming for a family. Members of our community make a meaningful difference through scholarships that honor loved ones while supporting young people’s aspirations. The Mary Lyon Foundation stewards various scholarship funds and works closely with district leaders to distribute funds each year to hard-working and dedicated students.…

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Literacy Program

Literacy Program

families in need Literacy Program Summary: Our Literacy Fund provides books to all pre-K children in the area whose families indicate they could use assistance. We also sponsor literacy activities for all grades and provide honoraria for guest authors. Our goal for the Literacy Program is to motivate home reading and help facilitate better academic…

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Food Pantry Assistance

Food Pantry Assistance

families in need Food Pantry Assistance The goal of the food assistance program is to provide groceries to families in need in West County. This program is free to our families who feel they have a need and who can show proof of residency through a utility bill.  What recipients can expect: Fresh fruits, fresh vegetables,…

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