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Calling all Mustangs! Since August 2020, Bishop McNamara has helped more than 75 Mustang families with food aid and emergency tuition support through the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund.  We've surpassed our goal to raise $103,141.59, yet more Mustang families need your help!  

Please make a gift today to the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund! Please give!

Updates
Thank You For Making BMHS Day Of Giving (π Day) A Success For #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT!

Dear #BMHSFamily,

Thank you for making the Bishop McNamara Day of Giving: Pi Day (3.14) a tremendous success!

With the generosity of over 460 donors like you, we have surpassed our goal to raise $103,141.59!  Thank You!

Thank you for joining the circle of hope to support the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund.  #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT

Your support continues to expand the circle of generosity as we soared past our goal.

Thank you for sharing a piece of π!  Your generosity will allow us to help more Mustang families and students most impacted by the pandemic.   

Together our Bishop McNamara family continues to lift each other up as we remain people with #hopetobring!

You are for Holy Cross!

Dr. Van der Waag

PS - The Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund remains open to help our Mustang families most impacted by the pandemic until June 30, 2021.  Thank you!


1214 days ago by Robert Van der Waag
3.14: Day of Giving (π Day) for The Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund: Please Share, Post, and Give!

Dear #BMHSFamily,


Hi. Thank you for giving to the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund.  Through the generosity of more than 314 Mustangs like you we have been able to help more than 50 families with food aid and tuition support since August.  Thank you!  However, I still need your help!  


Please share and post this link https://www.givecampus.com/zh8... through Sunday evening on your social media feeds as well as text or email this campaign to alumni, family and friends of Bishop McNamara to help spread the word about the school's Day of Giving: 3.14 (π Day) for The Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund.  Our goal is to raise $103,141.59. We have raised over $90,000 to date. By 3.14, let’s reach and surpass this goal!  Share a piece of π! 

Feel free to use the language below when you share the link with 5 or more alumni, friends and family who support Bishop McNamara.  


Sample Post to Share with Family, Friends, and Alumni on Social Media or Text or Email:


#BMHS
 has helped more than 50 current Mustang families with food aid and emergency tuition support through the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund. More Mustang families need your help!  Please give $31.41 or more by 3.14. Share a piece of π! Please give @ https://www.givecampus.com/zh8... #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT 

Again, thank you for your efforts and for helping the school support our families most impacted by the pandemic.  We are Bishop McNamara!  


Have a great week.  All the best.


In Holy Cross,


Dr. Van der Waag


1220 days ago by Robert Van der Waag
Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund Labor Day Challenge Weekend: $20,000 Goal!

Dear Bishop McNamara Family & Friends,

Labor Day weekend normally is a time when family and friends gather together to take a break from their work activities as our nation celebrates the achievements of workers across the country.

As our nation confronts the far reaching negative economic impact resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, many Bishop McNamara families are faced with unemployment and the numerous stresses associated with the loss of work.

We seek, therefore, to rally the community together this Labor Day weekend to help our fellow Mustangs by giving to the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund.

Labor Day Challenge: $20,000 Goal!

Let's raise $20,000 for the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund by Monday night ending at 11:59pm!  

We challenge our more than 12,000+ alumni and our hundreds of current Bishop McNamara families to give this Labor Day weekend. A gift of $20.21 to honor this year's senior class by a 1000 people would help us to meet our goal. 

Let's do this to help our families in need.  We call all Mustangs to help! We need your help to assist current Bishop McNamara families who are struggling as a result of job loss due to the pandemic.  

The funds collected last school year have been distributed and exhausted as a result of the need being so great.  Indeed, the need remains just as great as we begin the 2020-2021 school year.    

We know these are uncertain times for all of us, but we encourage you to consider a gift of any amount this Labor Day weekend to the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund.

1408 days ago by Robert Van der Waag
Request for BMHS Family Support Fund Assistance

Parents & Guardians,

Please complete this form for our Business Office staff to apply for financial assistance if your family has been financially impacted by the recent economic downturn.  Please be as detailed as possible, and use the last field to submit documentation to support your application.  We will do all we can to gather data from all families in need, and then to distribute emergency funds based on the resources available to us to support our families.  We are in this together!  #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT

Thank you and may God bless you and your family!

1416 days ago by Robert Van der Waag
Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund Update! Please Share #bmhsfamilysupport!

Dear Bishop McNamara Family and Friends,

We pray that this message finds you and your family doing well during this difficult time as together, we confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

When the pandemic directly impacted the Bishop McNamara community starting in March, a fund was established to support current families who had been pushed past the brink. 

Over the next several months, more than 400 generous donors supported this fund. 

The school raised over $123,000 for tuition assistance and emergency relief, including food aid that immediately went to our families in need.

More than 100 Bishop McNamara families benefited directly from this assistance!

Please Give To The Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund!

As the 2020-2021 school year begins, COVID-19 continues to negatively impact many Bishop McNamara families. 

We need your help to assist current Bishop McNamara families who are struggling as a result of the pandemic.

Therefore, we call all Mustangs to help! 

We seek to rally the community together to help our fellow Mustangs by giving to the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund today.

We know these are uncertain times for all of us, but we encourage you to consider a gift of any amount today to the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund.

Please Make A Recurring, Challenge or Matching Gift!

Please consider a monthly recurring gift to the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund to make it even more powerful or setup a Challenge or Matching Gift to invite others to give to our families in need!

Please Share #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT on Social Media!

Please help us further by sharing #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT on Twitter or Facebook or by texting or emailing it to family and friends and by sharing #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT with businesses and corporate partners who support matching gift programs.

Make A Personal Plea for #BMHSFAMILYSUPPORT!

Take a moment to create a Personal Plea video encouraging others to join you in supporting the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund by clicking here.

Consider The Good You Can Accomplish!

As Fr. Moreau encouraged us more than 180 years ago, “With eyes of faith consider the greatness of your mission and the wonderful amount of good which you can accomplish.”

In these unprecedented times, our vision to form empowered leaders, inspired by the Gospel, who transform the world and mission to educate "hearts and minds" in a dynamic, inclusive Catholic school community rooted in the Holy Cross tradition both encourages and challenges us as a faith community to act by helping those within our family negatively impacted by this global pandemic.

Thank You!

Thank you for answering this call to action to support the Bishop McNamara Family Support Fund as together, our Bishop McNamara family will lift each other up to get through this unprecedented moment!


May God bless you and keep you!



1436 days ago by Robert Van der Waag

Donor Map
Class LeaderboardThe Class Leaderboard reflects giving from Alumni, Students, Parents
AffiliationDonors$ Raised%
19684$810.1
19692$1310.1
19701$500.0
19711$750.1
19721$500.0
19732$500.0
19741$310.0
19751$1000.1
19772$1630.2
19781$1000.1
19796$1,1761.1
19831$450.0
19841$500.0
19851$1000.1
19863$4070.4
19871$5310.5
19894$2700.3
19911$500.0
19922$610.1
19932$700.1
19946$4970.5
19952$700.1
19972$6750.7
19991$500.0
20002$5750.6
20021$1000.1
20041$1110.1
20051$200.0
20061$500.0
20071$1310.1
20083$1500.1
20091$310.0
20102$5650.5
20125$6080.6
20131$200.0
20143$1720.2
20153$1310.1
20169$4410.4
20173$3700.4
20184$1070.1
201910$5,7745.6
202010$8720.8
202127$2,6442.6
202212$7180.7
202329$1,9001.8
202446$3,2853.2
20301$200.0
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Gradhat icon15%Alumni
Book icon5%Students
Parent icon28%Parents
Suitcase icon8%Faculty/Staff
Friends icon5%Friends
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