Join us in supporting the students of Uvalde

On May 24 2022, the unthinkable happened … 21 innocent lives were taken at Robb Elementary in a horrible act of violence. Please support the students of Uvalde by joining our campaign for a new school – a new place to learn and make memories. Let’s bring hope and healing today, and for future Uvalde Coyotes.

How can you help? 
Donate! You can help us build a brighter future for the students in Uvalde CISD. 100% of all donations we receive by the Uvalde CISD Moving Forward Foundation go directly to supporting the construction of the new elementary school.

What will your donation provide? 
The new school will provide a safe, secure, and innovative place for the students of Uvalde to use for decades.

To donate via credit card, please select “PayPal” at checkout and you will be prompted to enter your credit card information.

Our Work

The Uvalde CISD Moving Forward Foundation was created in the wake of the tragedy at Robb Elementary School through gifts from grocery chain, H-E-B, and the Butt family totaling $10 million. Huckabee Inc. and Joeris Construction both donated their services, becoming founding partners in our work.

The Uvalde CISD Moving Forward Foundation is the official 501c3 working with the Uvalde CISD to construct a new elementary school in Uvalde, Texas to replace Robb Elementary following the tragic shooting in May 2022. With your support, we will help the students, families, educators and the entire community of Uvalde to continue moving forward together.

Beginning in the fall of 2022, we began working with the Uvalde CISD Community Advisory Committee to develop the plans for the new elementary school. Those plans were approved by the Uvalde CISD Board of Trustees in April 2023. The next phase of our work moves us toward a groundbreaking planned for summer 2023.

Locally Designed. Texas Built.

Our Projected Two Year Timeline.

UMF Timeline
  1. Brain research: How does the brain learn, process and recall information?

  2. Five phases of emergency management​: There’s more than just the hardening of schools.

  3. Trauma-informed care: Meeting the future occupants of the building where they are.​

  • Campus will serve grades two, three, and four
  • 120,000 square feet with 12 classrooms per grade level
  • 800 student capacity
  • Two stories
  • Air conditioned gymnasium
  • Makerspace and STEM Labs
  • Science, Music and Art Classrooms
  • Multiple flex areas for instructional support
  • A variety of play and recreational areas

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