The Annual Appeal is St. Mary School’s annual giving drive and is an opportunity for our community to help contribute to the financial success of our school. Our generous donors help us to provide a quality Catholic education and tuition assistance for our students. Donors are acknowledged in the school’s annual newsletter and on the school website. St. Mary School is a qualified 501(c)3 organization, and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.
(Tax ID #94-2734503)
The endowment fund is a permanent fund that is restricted, the principal of which is reserved. The funds are invested, and a determined percentage of the portfolio is used for the purposes restricted by the endowment—tuition assistance and scholarships. Endowment is a way to create an everlasting legacy for donors and their heirs and to enable St. Mary School to weather the challenges of fluctuations in enrollment or sharp increases of costs that may occur. (Tax ID #94-2734503)
Some companies offer its employees a corporate matching program where the company will match volunteer hours with a monetary contribution as well as match monetary donations to schools. Please inquire with your company if they offer a matching program and if St. Mary School qualifies.
(Tax ID #94-2734503)
A contribution to the school or its endowment fund may be made at any time to honor a friend, remember a special occasion, or commemorate the death of a loved one. Donations can be made at the School Office, or it can be dropped off in a donation envelope in the Parish Office, which will be forwarded to the school.
You may also mail your gift and include the following information: Name of the person you are honoring, donor’s name and address; and the name and address of the person/family you would like to have notified of your donation. If you have a preference of where you would like your donation directed, please specify that also (i.e. tuition assistance, sports program, science lab, classroom supplies, etc). If no preference is stated, your donation will be applied to where the need is the greatest.
St. Mary School is a qualified 501(c)3 organization, and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. (Tax ID #94-2734503)
Scrip can be purchased in the front office, or through the school family envelopes. For scrip cards not in stock in the office, they can be ordered with the bi-weekly orders the school places. For further information, contact the school office at (408) 842-2827.