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Upcoming Events

Fundraising events overview

Join us for any and all of our annual fundraisers. We have something going on for everyone who wants to support our students and schools.

Northern Stars Celebration


The Anoka-Hennepin Educational Foundation’s annual Northern Stars Celebration are typically a smashing success - raising thousands of dollars for our students and schools.

The celebration provides a fun way to come together to recognize the quality education that is our Anoka-Hennepin Schools. With silent and live auctions, delicious food and fabulous entertainment, our sponsors, donors and guests donated more than $67,000 in 2019.  Thank you to everyone that donated!

Save the Date now for the 2020 Northern Stars on February 8 at the Bunker Hills Event Center. Registration will open in Fall 2019.

Bill Gallagher 5K Memorial Run/Walk

Held annually in April and in the memory of Bill Gallagher, a district principal who was a passionate champion for literacy, this fun, family-friendly event is all about raising money to support literacy projects in Anoka-Hennepin schools. The 5K typically engages 700+ runners and walkers (along with a few dozen dogs!) and raised $8,500 in 2019.

Save the date now for our 20th Annual Gallagher Memorial 5K on Saturday, April 25, 2020.

"Putt-ing Kids First" (best-ball scramble) golf tournament

The Anoka-Hennepin Educational Foundation's "Putt-ing Kids First" annual golf tournament is bigger and more successful than ever before.

The tournament, which is a long-standing tradition — the 2019 event on Saturday, September 7 will be the 60th annual — funds grants for early childhood education, talent development, and career and college readiness, among other core AHEF projects.

Register here for the Sept. 7, 2019 tournament.

The 2018 event, held at Greenhaven Country Club in Anoka, generated over $22,000 for our students and schools. Thank You to all our sponsors, donors, and golfers for your generosity. It's all for the kids!

Check us out on Google Drive

Be sure to check out our online photo album collection on Google Drive or by using the slideshow app below. 

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