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The Bennett Valley Education Foundation raises funds to support and enhance the educational experiences of students of the Bennett Valley Union School District, including district-wide art and music programs.

VOTA is Almost Here!

After a four year hiatus, the Valley of the Arts (VOTA) dinner and auction is back! The event is scheduled for Friday, April 28, 2023. Learn more about the event, consider becoming a sponsor, or BUY TICKETS NOW

Latest Updates

  • VOTA was a success!
    Huge thanks to all the attendees, bidders, volunteers and others that helped make last week’s gala fabulous. But it’s not quite over yet! You can still enter the Disney raffle! Enter for a chance to win (4) 2-day passes to Disneyland and California Adventure. Drawing will be held May 8, 2023 and winner will be… Read More »VOTA was a success!
  • The online VOTA auction has begun
    Head over to the auction website to browse our incredible variety of tickets, items and experiences, and place your bids! And remember, there will be additional items available at the gala on Friday — there’s still time to buy last-minute tickets if you haven’t gotten yours yet.
  • Save on VOTA tickets before April 16
    Scheduled for April 28, Valley of the Arts (VOTA) dinner and auction is BVEF’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Tickets are now on sale — get yours now before the price goes up by $20/ticket after April 16! All proceeds from this adults-only evening event benefit our district-wide art, music and dance programs. This is a great… Read More »Save on VOTA tickets before April 16
  • Order Your Thanksgiving Cookie Kit
    The Bennett Valley Education Foundation is again partnering with Amanda Marie’s Pastries for a Thanksgiving cookie fundraiser! A part of every sale will be donated to help fun art, music, and dance programs in our district. Each Turkey Day Cookie Kit includes 12 butter shortbread cookies (in great Thanksgiving shapes like turkeys, pilgrim hats, maple… Read More »Order Your Thanksgiving Cookie Kit
  • Beginning Band Registration Now Open
    We’re excited to announce that we’re now able to offering our beginning band program for all students at Strawberry that are new to band! Learn more and register now. Practice begins September 6.

We Need Your Support!

Your generous donations provide art docent programs, band, chorus, dance, and direct art instruction to students at Yulupa and Strawberry Schools. Thank you for helping our children thrive through art, dance, and music! The suggested donation is $100 per child or $175 per family, but any gift helps!

Our goal is 100% family participation. Help us get there!


Thanks to our VOTA sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors