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Education Foundation

The St. John/Hudson USD 350 Educational Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation started in 2000. It was established to allow patron, alumni, and businesses to provide additional resources to USD 350. This foundation is an IRS non-profit organization designed exclusively for charitable purposes. 

Concession / Restroom Facility Project (click here)

Our Mission:

  • Enhance the quality of education for all St. John/Hudson students
  • Provide a way for patrons, businesses and organization to contribute to the educational mission of St. John/Hudson Schools
  • Increase community involvement
  • Encourage communications between communities and our school

Our Goals:

  • Facilities development 
  • Enrichment activities and programs
  • Technology advancement
  • School site beautification
  • Classroom grants
  • Student scholarships
  • Student and staff recognition
  • Student emergency aid 

Recent Projects:

  • Farm-to-School Program (for beef processing)
  • Computers and iPads for classrooms
  • Elementary classroom doors
  • Football field sprinkler system
  • Gym bleachers
  • New basketball goals
  • Computers and iPads for the LIFE after-school program
  • Local scholarships (ongoing)
  • Library funding (ongoing)


  • Sheila Witt, President
  • Barb Alpers
  • Nicky Behr
  • Leah Crissman
  • USD 350 Board President, Derek Foote
  • USD 350 Board Vice President, Carl Behr
  • USD 350 Superintendent, Josh Meyer
  • USD 350 Board Clerk, Alisa Fisher (treasurer)

The bleachers in the main gym were provided in part by generous donations from community members through the Education Foundation.


Click on the links below for information about the policies that govern the foundation.

Foundation funds are held in a local checking account and also invested with the South Central Community Foundation in Pratt.

Ways to give to the Foundation:

*Direct Gifts: includes donations of cash, securities, personal property or real estate.

*Recognition Gifts: cash gifts to honor a person or special occasion.

*Memorial Gifts: money donated to honor a deceased relative or friend.

*Bequests: Gifts written in your will.

*Scholarship Funds: contributions to existing funds or creation of new scholarship funds.

*Unrestricted Gifts: money donated to the foundation for unspecified use.

For further information contact the district office aor see the "gift policies" document above.



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New bleachers were installed with the help of generous community donations to the foundation.

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