Hale-Field Foundation Information

Statement: To ensure that students are given an opportunity to expand their learning beyond the traditional boundaries of public education and to provide enrichment opportunities that impacts  the most students.



  • To provide an opportunity for alumni and friends of Hale and Field to continue support of the schools.
  • To support the Hale-Field campuses equally over a multi-year period.
  • To support school-wide goals and priorities.


History: Since 1995, the Foundation annually funds programs at Hale and Field that enrich our students’ education and promote innovative and creative curriculum. The Foundation continues to be funded through the generous contributions of school alumni, current families and community members. The Foundation is a non-profit organization that puts 100% of its money back into Hale and Field schools.


Board of Directors: Volunteer board members meet once a month during the school year and are made up of school staff, parents and community members. Current board members are: : Leslie Berger, Ryan Fitzgerald, Cindy Goehring, RJ Lang, Nate Lansing, VaNita Miller, James Olney, Sandra Smith, Kristy Wesson 


Contact Email -   president@halefield.org



Leslie Berger: president@halefield.org

James Olney: james.olney@comcast.net

Nate Lansing: nate@sellingwithkids.com

VaNita Miller: VaNita.Miller@mpls.k12.mn.us

Sandra Smith:  sandrasmith836@gmail.com

Kristi Wesson:  kdwesson@gmail.com

Jennifer Downham



For more information about the Foundation, please visit:  http://halefield.org/ 


Foundation Address: 4645 Fourth Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55419


The Hale-Field School Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) organization. All contributions are tax deductible.