Darien District 61 Educational Foundation


Help Us Illuminate Minds


Your Yankee Candle purchase helps fund educational grants that enhance student learning. 

Now until January 11, 2018 your purchase works double time!  In addition to spreading joy among family and friends, your purchase can benefit the Darien District 61 Educational Foundation.

Visit the Yankee Candle web site to browse unique and thoughtful gifts for birthdays, holiday shopping, and hostess gifts and to enhance your home decor for the fall and winter seasons.

Include these two steps to ensure your purchase credits the Foundation:

Since 2011 the District 61 Educational Foundation has given to classrooms over $65,000 in curriculum enhancements.  Last year’s annual grant projects included the family reading programs One Book, One School at Eisenhower Junior High School and Lace Reads Together  at Lace Elementary School.  During the school year mini-grants sparked to life seven teacher-generated programs including “Chirping Chicks”, “March Madness Tournament of Books”, and “Ready, Set, Write!”

Thank you for your generosity!