Sparta — The Sparta Education Foundation (SEF) is hosting an all-day shopping fundraiser on Thursday, December 7 at Talbots’ 25 Sparta Avenue location from 10 am to 7 pm. Talbots will donate 10% of pre-tax sales to the SEF when customers mention the SEF at check out. Representatives from the SEF will be available to answer questions and share information about this non-profit organization that supports Sparta’s public schools.“We’re happy to be partnering with Talbots on December 7, and we encourage everyone to shop for upcoming holiday parties, gifts and special occasions,” said Danielle Dykstra, president of the Sparta Education Foundation. “This is a perfect opportunity to look good, feel good and do good by shopping at Talbots and supporting the SEF at the same time. Remember to mention the SEF when you are checking out to ensure that the Foundation receives 10% of your total pre-tax purchase price.”All shoppers can take advantage of fashion advice from trained wardrobe specialists, and light refreshments will be provided.Since 2006, the Sparta Education Foundation has funded over $895,000 in grants to all five of Sparta’s public schools. The Foundation is an all-volunteer, independent 501 (c) 3 NJ Non-Profit Corporation whose mission is to engage the entire community in philanthropic giving. Visit spartaeducationfoundation.org for more information about joining or volunteering.