caritas-scholarship

Saturday, April 13, 2024 - 6 p.m.

For nearly 70 years, the annual Caritas Scholarship Celebration has served as the primary fundraiser for University of St. Francis scholarships. Caritas helps  to make a college education possible for so many bright students… many who are the first in their family to attend college. Each year, USF provides them with millions of dollars in institutional support, which helps  students who would not be able to obtain a college degree without financial assistance. Our gratitude is extended to all  committee members, sponsors, donors and attendees who support our students through this event! We couldn’t do it without you!

The Caritas 2024 Committee

Hosts: Anne & Arvid Johnson     Committee Members: Tanisha & David Cannon | Rosie & Cesar Cardenas | Michelle & Terry Cottrell | Jeanette D’Arcy | Nick D’Arcy | Sue & Terry D’Arcy | Iman Ellis-Bowen & Duane Bowen | Patty Gonzalez & Jay Barriga | Annette Jelinek | Kaity & Jeff Kohl | Suzi & Gordon Marsh | Steph & Tyler Qualio | Candice Rosen | Ann & Jeffrey Rzasa | Jodi & Scott Schager | Gina & Brian Sharp | Maggie Sillar | Catherine & Michael Stowe | Michele & Tom Vana | Wilhelmine & John Vidmar | Theresa Dollinger Waldron & Jon Waldron 

Special thanks to our presenting sponsor, D’Arcy Buick GMC (Sue & Terry D’Arcy)!

 

We hope to raise $300,000 for student scholarships at Caritas 2024 but
it’s never too early… help support our students today!

2024 Sponsorship Levels & Sponsor Listing

Your gift of $25,000 will assist in preparing a student, like Brianna, who has worked to put herself through college while living with her grandmother. Brianna’s dream of becoming a special education teacher would be realized with an Annual Scholarship to be awarded in 2024-2025.

  • VIP Tickets, if attending event
  • Logo on USF and event websites
  • Recognition as Presenting Sponsor in all event publicity
  • Acknowledgement of support by emcee during event
  • Exposure through logo on printed photos
  • Social media recognition starting as soon as commitment is made

2024 ST. FRANCIS SPONSOR
D’Arcy Buick GMC

Your investment of $15,000 will help to provide a student with the opportunity to realize their dream of becoming a health care professional and contribute to the community through service and leadership by decreasing their cost by half for the academic year.

  • VIP Tickets to the event, if attending
  • Logo on USF and event websites
  • Recognition as St. Clare Sponsor in all event publicity
  • Acknowledgement of your support by emcee during event
  • Logo on silent auction website
  • Social media recognition starting as soon as commitment is made 

2024 ST. CLARE SPONSOR
Wintrust

Your gift of $10,000 will help in providing five business students with a $2,000 scholarship for the year.

  • Tickets to the event, if attending
  • Logo on USF and event websites
  • Recognition as Brown and Gold Sponsor in all event publicity
  • Acknowledgement of your support by emcee during event
  • Bidding Site Logo placement
  • Social media recognition starting as soon as commitment is made

2024 BROWN & GOLD SPONSORS
Anne & Arvid Johnson
Gloria & Ed Dollinger
Lee Ann Wozniak

Your investment of $7,500 will help afford students, like Lucy, the opportunity to pursue her double major in biology and chemistry. Lucy’s ultimate goal is to become a family physician and the gift of education at USF will ensure her patient approach is a compassionate one.

  • Tickets to the event, if attending
  • Logo on USF and event websites
  • Recognition as Saint Sponsor in all event publicity
  • Bidding Site Logo placement
  • Social media recognition starting as soon as commitment is made

2024 SAINT SPONSORS
Please consider a sponsorship at this level!

Your gift of $5,000 helps a student realize their dream of becoming a nurse and changing lives by giving back to the community with the gifts they take with them when they graduate from the university.

  • Tickets to the event, if attending
  • Logo on USF and event websites
  • Recognition as Bernie Sponsor in all event publicity
  • Social media recognition starting as soon as commitment is made

2024 BERNIE SPONSORS
Crowther Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc.
Cynthia & Robert Erickson
First Secure Bank
Diane & Bill Habiger
IBEW Local 176
Tracey & Dan Vogen
Quest Food Management Services

Your investment of $1,000-$4,999 helps provide resource support for our student teachers to realize higher levels of success in their journey to earn their degree.

2024 FRIENDS SPONSORS
Busey Bank
Cathedral Area Preservation Association
Piazza & Mannerino Masonry, Inc.
Ann & Steve Randich
Tim Wallace Landscape Supply 

Questions?

Contact Brady Duke at bduke@stfrancis.edu or 815-740-3611.

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