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Posted: April 15, 2014

Spring into Foundation Fun

Support students and teachers through the APS Education Foundation this spring and have a lot of fun while you’re at it.

Spring Into Foundation Fun

You can help APS students and teachers this spring by playing miniature golf, buying books, enjoying a frozen treat, renting a tux or Giving Grande.

APS partners Hinkle Family Fun Center, U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt, Barnes & Noble and Suits Unlimited are giving a percentage of sales in April to the APS Education Foundation.

In addition, the Foundation is taking part in Give Grande New Mexico, a one-day online giving campaign for nonprofits on May 6 in celebration of the 100th anniversary of community foundations.

The APS Education Foundation supports a variety of initiatives that supplement four major academic programs: Fine Arts, Middle/High School Activities, Literacy and STEM (Science/Technology/Engineering and Math).

Here’s how you can help (and have fun while you’re at it):

Hinkle FamilyFun logoSpend the first day of spring break – Monday, April 14 – at Hinkle Family Fun Center. Hinkle is offering unlimited play on all of its attractions (paintball and game room credits are extra) for $24.95 per person with a percentage of sales going to the Foundation.

Show this flier to get the discount & support the Foundation.



Enjoy a frozen treat at U-Swirl Frozen YogurtApril 25-26. U-Swirl has two Albuquerque locations: La Cueva Town Center, 8104 Wyoming Blvd NE, and Montgomery Plaza, 5011 Montgomery Blvd NE.

Show this flier to support the Foundation

Barnes & Noble


Buy books and other merchandise at Barnes & Noble in Coronado Center April 25-27. The Barnes & Noble Bookfair for the Foundation will include a book signing by Wilson Middle School Principal Ann Piper, author of Education in Albuquerque, from 3-6 p.m. Friday, April 25. If you can’t make it to the Bookfair, you can visit to support the Foundation. Enter Bookfair ID 11344363 at checkout.

Show this flier to support the Foundation.


Tuxes 4 Teachers

Rent a tux for prom at Suits Unlimited, 5406 Menaul Blvd. NE. For the fifth year, Suits Unlimited is contributing $10 toward the Seeds of Learning grant program through the Tuxes 4 Teachers.



Give Grande NMGive Grande. On May 6th, the APS Education Foundation is joining more than 300 nonprofits in New Mexico and across the country for a national day of local giving. Give Grande New Mexico is a 24-hour event dedicated to raising as much money as possible via online for the Foundation.

Get more information about Give Grande New Mexico.

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