The Lapan Film Festival features some of the most impactful documentaries of students from the Lapan College Club. Please join us for a night of sharing extraordinary stories while showcasing energy and determination from unforeseen circumstances in the lives of these students. Telling their stories through their lens will have you wanting more… Ticket purchase by donation only.
The Lapan Sunshine Foundation was founded in California in 1989. Patricia Lapan wanted to help students who may not qualify for scholarships but had the drive and determination to succeed. The Foundation moved to Tucson, Arizona in 2004 where it continues today. The mission of the Lapan Sunshine Foundation is to continue the legacy of Patricia Lapan by investing in the lives of youth and supporting the Lapan College & Career Clubhouse. Our mission is to continue the legacy of Patricia Lapan by supporting the Lapan College & Career Club directly and indirectly through partner programs, and broadly investing in the lives of youth through their education.
The Lapan Sunshine Foundation, Inc. envisions a time when every student in South Tucson has the resources, support and ambition to pursue their highest aspirations for academic and professional success. The Lapan Sunshine Foundation, Inc. will become recognized regionally and nationally as a model for local youth programs, ensuring comprehensive services that support students holistically throughout their education and beyond.