Irvine Public Schools Foundation Golf Tournament Raises Over $75,000 for Irvine Schools

Monday, November 16, 2020

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Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) in November hosted its 10th annual Tee It Up for Education Golf Tournament at Strawberry Farms Golf Club.

Honorary Chair, Danni RemingtonSmithson of Pacific Western Bank, joined civic, business, and education leaders throughout Orange County to golf and help IPSF raise over $75,000 to support the Educational Excellence Fund, an initiative that ensures students have access to opportunities including music and STEM programs.

“Although this year has presented us with many challenges, we are deeply grateful to our sponsors and community leaders who have continued to rally with us in support of educational excellence in Irvine,” said Neda Eaton, President and CEO of IPSF. “We continue to be inspired to find new ways to support our students and are fortunate to have incredible supporters who invest in tomorrow’s leaders and make a positive impact on the Irvine community.”

More than 25 companies and community organizations sponsored the tournament, raising funds to help support local public schools. IPSF welcomed an extended list of new and returning sponsors, including Pacific Western Bank, Kaiser Permanente, Advanced Office, RICOH, and The Resort at Pelican Hill.

For a complete list of sponsors, visit

Irvine Unified School District (IUSD) is among the fastest-growing school districts in the U.S. and is also one of the lowest funded, receiving nearly $6,000 less per student than the national average. Irvine Public Schools Foundation (IPSF) is an independent nonprofit organization that supports IUSD by raising funds for teachers, staff, and essential programs, providing afterschool and summer courses to enrich education beyond the classroom, and uniting the community in support of educational excellence. 

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