Education Changes Families’ Lives!

Giovanny & Blanca at the Waltham High School Graduation 2018. Read their story



When Giovanny stepped on stage this past June to receive his diploma from Waltham High School, he felt nervous but excited at the same time. Imagine how proud his mother, Blanca must have been: Giovanny is the first person in their family to graduate from high school!

Read more about Blanca and Giovanny’s journey to graduation.

Thanks to her experience in Waltham Family School, Blanca set a powerful example for her children that education is important.

You can support families like Blanca’s and be a part of that journey. Donate today to supports the 41 families learning English together at Waltham Family School.


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WFS is supported by contributions from many individuals and organizations in Waltham and surrounding communities.

FWFS is mainly responsible for raising more than 30% of the operating budget to ensure the success of the WFS program. FWFS helps support WFS’ mission by providing teaching materials, such as books and art supplies for the preschool classroom, purchasing English literacy books for parents and supporting English instruction in the classrooms.

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