We are so appreciative of our supporters and donors. Without them, we would not be able to meet our operating costs, make building and technology improvements, and provide scholarships to our families.
This year our fundraising goal is $61,000 and as of February 3, 2023, we are currently at $20,407.
During our Roc the Day Campaign, some of our donors made their donation in honor of or in memory of. We would like to recognize the donations in memory of:
- Victoria Sinay
- Genevieve (Jay) Feligno
In honor of:
- Matthew, William, and James Prindle
- The Prindle Family
- All my former DeSales students
There are many ways you can support our school. Explore all the options below.
Our Current Fundraisers
We have to continually fundraise to support our operating budget, keep tuition costs low for families by providing financial aid, and make building and technology improvements. Please prayfully consider supporting any or all of these fundraisers.
Niagara Candy Sale
It's back! Now until March 17th, place your orders for Niagara Chocolate. All orders purchased are shipped directly to the buyers home. 50% of candy sales and 80% of donations go back to the school.
To order click on the link or scan the QR code.
Monthly Restaurant or Business
Each month we have teamed up with a different restaurant or business who has agreed to donate a portion of your purchase to our school.
Box Tops for Education
You may remember clipping the box tops off of certain products. Now, the companies that support Box Tops for Education no longer allow clipping the little product codes, but they have you use the Box Top App to scan and upload your receipts when you buy certain products.
Download the app today. https://www.boxtops4education.com/s/get-the-app
Search for our school (SS Francis Desales Stephen) using the zip code 14456.
St. Pauly Textile Collection
When you clean out your closets, consider dropping them off to our St. Pauly Textile Collection Box located in the large school parking lot.
Classroom Wish Lists
Other Ways to Support Us
Monetary and Gifts in Kind Donations
We accept monetary donations all year long. We receive donations in memory of alumni, parishioners, and family members. All monetary donations are used to support the school operations or provide financial assistance to reduce tuition costs to families.
If interested in making a monetary donation, please mail checks to 17 Elmwood Ave. Geneva, NY 14456 or they may be dropped off to the school or parish office during operating hours.
We do accept gifts in kind.
We have received classroom supply donations and office supplies such as copy paper. Please check out the teacher wish lists above to see what specifically we are looking for.
Be a prayer partner
We understand that not everyone can make monetary or gift donations, so we ask that you be a partner in prayer for our school.
We pray together everyday at 8:15 am and at 2:20 pm. If you would like to say a prayer at that time for our students, their families, and the school, we would greatly appreciate it. We pray for our donors and supporters everyday.
Each month, we attend Mass together at St. Stephen Church. all our welcome to join us on these days at 8:30 am.
Volunteer with us
We welcome volunteers (adults 18 years or older) to assist in many ways. You may help as a volunteer in the classroom, in our lunch room, help with coordinating or working a fundraiser, and many other ways.
To volunteer with us, all volunteers must complete the Creating A Safe Environment (CASE) training. Here is the link to the training: https://dor.training/Home/pagename/VOLUNTEER_TRAINING
Once the training has been completed, please submit your certificate to Don Cass - [email protected]