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Applications for PEF High School Ambassadors are Now Available

We are looking for two highly motivated, articulate and passionate students (juniors or seniors) who will serve as official PEF Ambassadors. You will gain experience working in a non-profit environment and will develop skills in marketing, communications, fundraising and development. Read more…

Senior Scholarships Awarded



Congratulations to the 2019 PEF Senior Scholarship winners! Makenna Mottram and Alison Kim, seniors from Palos Verdes High School and Peninsula High School, were each awarded $1,500 to use for their post-secondary level education. These outstanding students were selected from a field of impressive applicants. Read more…

Main Event Gala – Thank You Palos Verdes Peninsula!

What an epic night! Thank you to our Palos Verdes Peninsula community for your outpouring of support and generosity. The Main Event Gala 2019 was a huge success due to the help from so many people. Many thanks to From Classical to Rock, especially Marten Andersson and Yutong, for gathering…. Read more

It Takes a #TEAM

We are grateful to our many volunteers who provide their expertise and elbow grease. Who are these special people? They're just like you! If you'd like to make a difference for our schools, volunteer your time at PEF! Call us at 310-378-2278.

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