10 Days to 114 Donors!

276
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242% of 114 Donor goal
$86,075
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This campaign ended on November 27, 2018, but you can still make a gift to Sacred Heart Academy (MI) by clicking here!
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About

Sacred Heart Academy is a small school in Grand Rapids with a big vision for Catholic education. We were re-founded as a Catholic classical academy in 2014 and have been serving the West Side of Grand Rapids for 114 years. We have 10 days to reach 114 donors - one for each year! We need your help!

Your gift supports our mission to assist families, form Catholics, and cultivate culture through:

  • Funding scholarships for 147 students who receive tuition assistance
  • Providing for our 3 Religious Sisters from the community that served Pope St. John Paul II's household, The Sister Servants of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Equipping our team of 38 faculty members with ongoing formation
  • Putting great books in the hands of our 317 students
  • Offering a quality classical curriculum (Our 12th graders received the highest class average in the nation on the Classic Learning Test!)

At the close of the 2013-14 school year the Academy had 69 students, now enrollment stands at 317 - an increase of 359% in 4 years! The academy has drawn families from all over West Michigan to its full time and homeschool enrichment programs.

Our community is engaged, active, welcoming, and unabashedly Catholic.  We strive to keep our gaze on Christ, and He has blessed us! As Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati says, "If you have God at the center of your action, you will be successful." 

Learn more about our Catholic classical academy here: https://sacredheartacademygr.org

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Thank you! Video Included From SHA 4th Graders!

Thank you for your generosity by giving a donation and sharing our campaign! Our hearts are filled with gratitude.

Together we reached 276 donors and raised $86,075 for Sacred Heart Academy! 

Your gift directly supports our mission to assist families, form Catholics, and cultivate culture through:

  • Funding scholarships for 147 students who receive tuition assistance
  • Providing for our 3 Religious Sisters from the community that served Pope St. John Paul II's household, The Sister Servants of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
  • Equipping our team of 38 faculty members with ongoing formation
  • Putting great books in the hands of our 317 students
  • Offering a quality classical curriculum (Our 12th graders received the highest class average in the nation on the Classic Learning Test!)

Thank you for helping us pursue truth, beauty and goodness each day!

Your SHA Family

1974 days ago by Samantha Surrell
Special Video Message from the Headmaster! Happy Giving Tuesday!

Happy Giving Tuesday!

We have just over 12 hours left in our campaign and we have exciting news...

We received a generous matching gift of $10,000! The next 50 gifts will be matched with $200 each, regardless of the amount donated.

Please continue to share our campaign with your network by clicking the links directly beneath the video!

Thank you for your support!

Blessings to you and yours,

Your SHA Family

1975 days ago by Samantha Surrell
Thank You! We've Reached Over 200 Donors!

Thank you! We are humbled by your generosity and grateful for your support! We have reached over 200 donors (wow!), and as a result will install an Elkay water filter drinking fountain and water bottle filler in the school!

Tomorrow is Giving Tuesday - will you help us continue to reach supporters by sharing our campaign with your network? Each gift helps us continue to pursue our mission of assisting families, forming Catholics and cultivating culture.

Sharing is simple and powerful! Click the buttons directly beneath our campaign video to share via email, facebook, twitter or text! 

Stay tuned for a message tomorrow morning from our Headmaster!

Please know of the deep gratitude for your support from our Pastor, Headmaster, Administrative Team, Faculty, Staff, Parents, and Students.

In Christ,

Your SHA Family

1976 days ago by Samantha Surrell
Student Video Included! Please share and help us reach 200 donors!

Thank you for your generous support! 

We are grateful to have received 100 gifts in just 5 days! Praise the Lord!

We now look forward to our next milestone of 200 gifts

Will you help us reach this goal by sharing this with your network?

Sharing the campaign is powerful. Become an advocate and share our mission by clicking the buttons to share via email, facebook, twitter or text directly beneath our campaign video! 

Your impact will be tracked and you can see the clicks and dollars that you generate on the advocates tab. 

If we reach 200 gifts, we will install an Elkay water filter drinking station and water bottle filler in the school! This would be a blessing to our students and faculty. 

Please help us reach this goal and join us in our mission to assist families, form Catholics and cultivate culture!

Thank you for your support,

The Sacred Heart Academy Family


1982 days ago by Samantha Surrell

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