Croton – Harmon Education Foundation

Encouraging Innovation in Education

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Getting Involved

We invite you to support our efforts!  Here are some of the ways you can get involved with CHEF:

Join the CHEF Board: Use your skills and talents to help support excellence and innovation in our schools.  Click here to access a CHEF board application.

Attend a CHEF event: We have great events throughout the year that raise thousands of dollars for our schools, including the CHEF House Tour (October), the Dine-a-Round (January), and our biggest event of the year, Under the Stars (May). Click here to find out more about our upcoming events.

Volunteer Your Time: We can always use volunteers at our fundraising events, and for mailings and other projects. Please contact Lillian Brijeski (, CHEF fundraising chair, if you would like to volunteer for an event or project.

Donate: To donate online, click here. To donate by mail, send it to CHEF, PO Box 172, Croton on Hudson, New York. All donations to CHEF are tax deductible.

Add Your Name to Our Mailing List: Get CHEF news and updates throughout the year by adding your name to our mailing list. Send your information (name, street address, email address and phone number) to

Donate an Item to Our Annual Auction: The Under the Stars Auction is our biggest fundraiser of the year, and community members in the past have donated everything from original art and theatre tickets to catered dinner parties and vacation houses. Contact Beth Coan (, CHEF Auction Chair, if you have an item you’d like to donate.

Propose a Project for a CHEF grant: We welcome ideas for grants from anyone in the community, including parents, teachers, administrators and students! Click here to access a CHEF grant application.