The Bristol Warren Education Foundation (BWEF) is an independent community-based organization dedicated to promoting excellence in the Bristol Warren Regional School District. Through fundraising events and donations from individuals and businesses, BWEF provides grants to teachers and staff for innovative, high-quality programs that enhance and enrich our students' educational experience, and that that are outside the scope of existing school budgets. BWEF acts as a catalyst, broadening the base of support for public education in Bristol and Warren, and helping to shape an educational experience of the highest caliber for all students in the district.
The Bristol Warren Education Foundation  & Jaffe Orthodontics  Present: The Bodacious Bee March 11th, 2017   Join us! Buy tickets for the Bee or sponsor the event today.     Raffle Tickets: Check out these fantastic prizes! Tickets are $5 each, or 5 for $20Winners drawn at the Bodacious Bee, and you do not need to be present to win. 1st Prize Hair, Heart and Soul: Spa day for...
Jaffe Orthodontics and Bristol Warren Education Foundation presents the 9th Annual Bodacious Bee! Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 5:30 PM, Roger Williams University Field HouseAll sponsorship levels, team registration, and table and ticket sales are available for purchase HERE. Make a difference in the education of our local children by becoming a Sponsor!In addition to benefits listed under each category,...
This year's Holiday Thank-A-Teacher Drive has ended, and 83 of the stars of our District have been honored!  Dr. AchilliMs. Mary AlmeidaMs. AndersonMr. ArsenaultMiss BarryMrs .BeaganMrs. BeckMs. BoltonMr. BrackettMrs. BrumMrs. BrunoMs. CabralMs. CarboneMrs. CastigliegoMrs. CeloneMrs ChagnonMs. CheatomMrs. ClaysMr. ContiMs. CorbettMs. CorradoMs. CorreiaMs. D'AddioMs. DaSilvaMrs. DeFeliceMrs....
This holiday season give thanks to your child’s teacher by making a donation to the Bristol Warren Education Foundation's Thank-a-Teacher Drive. From now until December 14th. All proceeds go directly to support teacher-led innovative programs in your child's classrooms! For $10 each, you can give teacher(s) a thank you card with a little something EXTRA.* Personalized note on each card with...

Welcome to the 9th Annual Bodacious Bee, "Bee A Star" presented by Jaffe Orthodontics and the Bristol Warren Education FoundationThe Bee will take place at 5:30 pm on Saturday, March 11th, 2017 at Roger Williams University’s Field House.  

CLICK HERE to access our BiddingforGood page for sponsorship and ticket sales and to register our auction! 


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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Colt Andrews School.
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Our annual Bodacious Bee is just around the corner and we're excited to see as many of you there as possible. For those unfortunate souls unable to attend, there are other opportunities to get involved. One of the easiest is with our raffle. Great prizes from local businesses that offer a huge return on a minimal investment if you win. Winners will be announced at the Bee, but the raffle is open to all and winners need not attend the Bee. It is an easy way to support educational excellence in our district. In addition, we will also be selling raffle tickets in person outside Stop & Shop next weekend. On Friday the 24th we'll be there from 3pm to 7pm, and on Saturday the 25th we'll be there from 8am to 2pm. #BWEFBB9 Raffle and event tickets available at
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This year at the 9th Annual Bodacious Bee ⭐️ Be a Star the Class of 2017 chose their Star Teachers. The teacher selected from Guiteras School is Karen McCanna. She has always loved working with children. In her high school years she would volunteer at the at the former Potter Building working with sick kids. She went off to get her degree in special education because she wanted to make an impact on children's lives. Mrs McCanna has worked throughout the district but is back at Guiteras where she calls home. She loves the small school feel, the community that surrounds her, and the teacher support she receives. She is part of an incredible team. BWEF congratulates Karen for making a difference in the lives of students! March 11 @ RWU Karen is the Guiteras Star Teacher!! #BWEFBB9 Tickets available at
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The strength of a community is reliant on the Press it is served by. The various town papers published by East Bay Newspapers inform, enlighten, and entertain us. They have gone above and beyond this integral role this year, by once again being Platinum Sponsors of our annual Bodacious Bee fundraiser. Thanks for helping us fund educational excellence within the Bristol-Warren school district. #BWEFBB9 Tickets available at
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Save the date! BWEF, Bristol Warren Regional School District and Bristol Warren PTOs present Screenagers, a documentary probing the impact of screen time on teenagers. Check out and join us on March 8 at KMS to watch the movie and participate in a discussion. Empower yourself to help your kids navigate their way through the digital world.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Mt. Hope High School.
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Yet again, we are proud to have Accenture partner with us for this year's Bodacious Bee. Their Platinum Level sponsorship allows us to bring innovation to Bristol-Warren schools. Thanks so much! #BWEFBB9
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Hugh Cole School.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Kickemuit Middle School.
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Fall River Manufacturing makes the literal nuts and bolts that hold our world together. Their commitment to strengthening our world is figurative too, as they are a Platinum Sponsor of this years Bodacious Bee, which directly benefits our children by funding grants throughout the year in our district. Thanks so much! #BWEFBB9
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation are you ready for the Harlem Wizards? Swoop is pumped! Be there! #harlemwizards #slamtsatic
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Preppy Pig BBQ.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation with Debbi Jaffe and Jordan Jaffe at Dr Jaffe Orthodontist.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Roger Williams University.
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Bristol Warren Education Foundation at Roger Williams University.
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The Bodacious Bee is our flagship fundraising event and your involvement can raise the profile of your business while you’re doing something good. It’s a great way to let your patrons know that you are actively invested in the future of the kids in our East Bay community. Sponsoring the Bee will give you the opportunity to have your name attached to a successful, annual event that raised more than $50,000 dollars for grants in our schools last year. There are many levels of sponsorship available, as well as other opportunities to help, like sponsoring a team, buying a table, or donating goods or services to be auctioned off online to an audience of thousands. Click the following link for our auction site or for more information,
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