Walt Disney Elementary

Coming Up

May 4: DESEF Budget discussion meeting, 9 a.m., Library Meeting Room

May 11: DESEF Board meeting, 9 a.m., Library Meeting Room

May 15: MOD Pizza for Dine Out with Disney, all day. Must bring flyer.

Our Board


About Us

Spotlight: Traci Varanini

Thanks to your contributions to DESEF, we are able to ensure that all students at Walt Disney are able to get focused learning time each week through our Flextime program.  Students work in small groups during this time with teachers and classroom Paraprofessionals, like Traci Varanini.  

Traci is a familiar face at Walt Disney and wears many hats.  Along with her classroom helping time, Traci is also one of our lunch room and recess supervisors.  She knows the name of every student on campus and is well loved by all.

As a Walt Disney parent, Traci volunteers for both PTA and DESEF.  She has been vital in helping with the DESEF Auctions over many years, helping to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars.  This May, Traci will be rightfully honored for all her work at the SRVEF Night with the Stars as the Walt Disney Elementary School Shining Star.

Where Your Money Goes

Total: $156,842.67

What is DESEF?

The Disney Elementary School Education Foundation (DESEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit fundraising organization that is run by parent volunteers. DESEF is the primary fundraising organization at Walt Disney Elementary School. State funding for public schools in California is among the lowest in the nation. Our goal is to "fill the funding gaps" so that all students in TK-5 grades benefit from an enriched academic experience at Walt Disney. Without the generous donations from families and businesses, many programs and staff positions would cease to exist at our school.

Mission Statement

DESEF's purpose is to enrich the academic, artistic, social, and athletic education of the children at Walt Disney. We raise funds to pay for school programs, personnel, equipment, and services that are not funded through the school district. Please view the DESEF Funding Table 2017-18 for a list of programs and services that DESEF will support this school year at Walt Disney.


DESEF needs you! There are countless opportunities to get involved, including board member positions, event chairs, and committee members. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact DESEF President Laura DiGiovanni at desedfoundation@comcast.net

Tax Information for Donors

Donations to DESEF may be tax deductible (Tax ID# 20-3046825). Please consult your tax advisor. To request a receipt for tax purposes, please email desedfoundation@comcast.net. Please provide your name and contact information, as well as the approximate date of your donation and a description of your donation.


DESEF is an affiliate of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation (for more information, visit www.srvef.org)



Mailing Address

P.O. Box 1981
San Ramon, CA 94583

Non-Discrimination Statement

San Ramon Valley Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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