Mission Statement

The Desert Sands Educational Foundation secures funding and awards money to provide supplemental resources that enrich and enhance student learning in Desert Sands Unified School District.

Vision Statement

In partnership with the public and private sectors, Desert Sands Educational Foundation financially supports creative and innovative programs that enrich and enhance the educational experience in academics, the arts, and extra-curricular activities that engage all students and staff in Desert Sands Unified School District.

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 Date: Friday, May 31

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Location: La Quinta High School (stadium kitchen)

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Join us for an extraordinary culinary evening on Friday, May 31, as we come together to support and honor Chef Jennifer Town, who is continuing to bravely face challenges with her breast cancer diagnosis. This special event will feature a four-course dinner meticulously prepared by a team of renowned Coachella Valley chefs, all rallying behind Chef Jennifer in her time of need.

Our participating chefs and organizations include:

*Chef Reese Murakami, June Hill's Table

*Chef Chantal Carter, Parker Palm Springs

*Chef Jose Valdez, Horizon Country Club

*Chef Herve Glin, PGA West

*Mark Tadros, The Packhouse at Aziz Farms

*John Trad, Worldwide Produce

Chef Jennifer Town dedicated countless hours and effort to work alongside culinary students in the kitchen at La Quinta High School. We're thrilled to have students join us for this dinner, continuing her mentorship and culinary excellence legacy.

Indulge in a culinary experience like no other, where each dish is infused with passion, creativity, and a dash of hope.

Mark your calendars and let's show Chef Jennifer Town that she is not alone in this fight.

  Tickets are limited, so reserve your spot now and let's make this an evening to remember!

Please also visit her GoFundMe page: https://gofund.me/011e5839

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