About the Foundation

Established in 2015, The Elizabeth Schickel Foundation, a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), was created to honor the extraordinary spirit of Elizabeth Schickel, an inspiring young woman who was called home to God after a year long battle with brain cancer. Living a life of exceptional kindness and faith-filled understanding and courage beyond her years…Elizabeth did everything with all her heart.

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Our foundation currently supports:

Elizabeth Schickel Nursery School, Uganda

Built in 2016, in Buchunya, Uganda, the Elizabeth Schickel Nursery School is now home to nearly 100 smiling children ages 4-6. Funds will be used to enhance the school's facilities and increase educational opportunities.

The Elizabeth Schickel Scholarship 

The Elizabeth Schickel Scholarship is a $5000 annual academic scholarship awarded by our foundation to young women of outstanding character. To date, three exemplary students experience the .Montrose School education that Elizabeth so cherished.

The Montrose School LifeCompass Character and Leadership Institute

Offers educational information and programs on character education to teachers, parents, and students in the Montrose community and beyond.



Fundraising events that support The Elizabeth Schickel Foundation:


Maverick 5K & Pancake Breakfast


Sunday, May 5th 2019

Join us for our 6th Annual Run Like a Maverick 5k on May 5, 2019! Sign up to walk or run the Maverick 5k. For younger participants we offer a 1 Mile Run and a Kids Fun Run. The race is held in Medfield, MA and ends with a pancake breakfast at the finish line! Music, bouncy houses, face painters, balloon creations, and slushies- a wonderful spring morning for the whole family!

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The Annual Lawn Party


An annual fall lawn party at Abe & Kathy Schickel's family home. Join us under the tent for an evening of jazz, cocktails, and hors d'oeuvres.

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