The Waterloo Education Foundation Inc. (WEFI) is a registered charitable foundation, which operates through the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and is managed by a Board of Directors.

Together, the WRDSB and WEFI have had a long-term commitment to providing assistance for students in need, and an equally strong dedication to innovative programs that improve the learning environment for young people. In conjunction with our community partners, WEFI will use its resources to contribute to an environment for learning in which students can be successful.

The Foundation is pleased to accept donations from individuals, corporations and organizations wishing to support a strong public education system in Waterloo Region.

All proceeds benefit students of Waterloo Region in numerous programs at schools in the WRDSB, including:

  • school nutrition programs
  • multi-lingual and multi-cultural resources for English Language Learners
  • support for the less advantaged students with gym uniforms and school supplies
  • opportunities to partake in off-campus excursions and field trips, and
  • anti-bullying programs and character development through promotion of community values

WEFI Board of Directors

  • jeewan chanicka – President
  • Nick Landry – Secretary-Treasurer
  • Joanne Weston – Director
  • Maedith Radlein – Director
  • Carolina Miranda – Director
  • Carolyn Salonen – Director

For inquiries about WEFI please contact:
Waterloo Education Foundation Inc. (WEFI)
51 Ardelt Avenue
Kitchener, Ontario N2C 2R5
519-570-0003 x4365