Events and News
Gunn Foundation is partnering with Paly's Rise Together Education to provide the following online workshop. All Gunn Foundation scholars currently enrolled in college are welcome and encouraged to attend! Look out for future workshops in the spring on College Money Matters and Interview Techniques.
Thank you all for supporting the dine out! And special thanks to State of Mind Slice House for their fabulous pizza and generosity!
Dine out for a great cause!
SAVE THE DATE for Gunn Foundation's Dine Out Fundraiser at State of Mind Slice House (3850 El Camino Real, Palo Alto) on Tuesday 11/29/22 from 4 pm - 9 pm!
The Gunn Foundation Scholarship Application will be available in January 2023. Please click here for 2023 application information. Students, for more details about signing up for Going Merry and applying for a Gunn Foundation scholarship, please contact Leighton Lang at Llang@pausd.org or Lorenzo Gomez at Lgomez@pausd.org or just head over to the College and Career Center.
Look for Gunn Foundation's donation form in the online back-to-school packet. Please consider a donation to help make a Gunn student's college dreams a reality. Any amount is appreciated and will make a difference.
Gunn Foundation's Back to School Social on August 24, 2022, was a big success! Thank you all for coming out to this fun event. We hope everyone had a great time. Special thanks to the marvelous Matt Hall for his amazing juggling skills and to Todd Summers and the very talented Gunn Wind Ensemble for their rousing musical performance.
The food trucks were popular with the Gunn crowds.
Freshman Quad was the perfect picnic site.
The talented Gunn Wind Ensemble delivered amazing performances.
Gunn Girls Varsity Volleyball Team enjoyed a post-practice treat at the Oaxacan Kitchen food truck.
Lawn games were a big hit with the students. Jenga, anyone?
Or perhaps an exciting game of cornhole is more your speed?
Dine Out/Take Out at Gott’s – Tuesday, October 27th, 2021
On Tuesday, October 27th ALL DAY, Gott's Roadside restaurant in Town & Country shopping plaza will donate a portion of your bill to Gunn Foundation, which funds need-based scholarships for students. Dine at their open-air and socially-distanced tables or do take-out. Order online: (https://www.toasttab.com/gotts-roadside-palo-alto/v3) and remember to mention Gunn Foundation to the host. Break the monotony of staying home and go for lunch or dinner or for a mid-afternoon snack! Come support the Class of 2022!
Dine Out at Terun – February 25th, 2020
On Tuesday, February 25th Terun Pizza at 448 California Avenue will donate 15% of all sales – lunch or dinner – from customers who mention they are dining out in support of the Gunn Foundation. Enjoy lunch or dinner al fresco at Terun while supporting need-based scholarships for Gunn students. Remember to mention the Gunn Foundation to the hostess, your server or when making a reservation.
Dine Out at Gott’s – Nov 4th, 2019
On Monday, November 4th between 5 and 9pm, Gott’s Roadhouse will donate 10% of your bill to the Gunn Foundation to fund need-based scholarships for students from the Class of 2020. Grab some friends and head to Gott’s Roadhouse Town & Country Village in Palo Alto for great, locally sourced California road-house classics. Dine out for dinner (from 5-9pm). If you pre-order your dinner online, please mention the Gunn Foundation.
Second Annual Back-to-School Social – SEPTEMBER 4, 2019:
The hugely popular Back-to-School social was a great success. Thank you to all the Gunn students, athletes, families, staff, and alumni who turned out for this fall social event. There were picnics, games, food trucks and the Gunn Wind Ensemble. It was a fun time for all.
2019-20 Back-to-School Donation Drive
Each year the all-volunteer board of the Gunn Foundation works to raise enough money within the Gunn Community to fund enough need-based scholarships for graduating students. Join our Back-to-School Fundraiser by donating on our Donate page, our Facebook Page, or by downloading our 2019-20_bts_campaign_flyer and mailing us a check. Every amount matters to our students.