We are parents of children that attend St. Odilo School in Berwyn Illinois. We have created this fundraiser to SAVE OUR SCHOOL! Berwyn is a working-class western Suburb of Chicago and this school has been serving our children and the community since 1928. Recently we have been told that for the school to remain open beyond this current year we will need to raise nearly $400,000 by mid-January. This is a Catholic educational community in which children experience the Gospel message, receive excellent academic preparation, and accept responsibility for themselves and others. We are now at risk of losing this school due to a budgetary issue and we are doing everything we can to raise the money ourselves, but our options are limited with COVID-19 and the short time frame. St. Odilo School is committed to the development of the unique gifts of each child – spiritual, intellectual, physical, and emotional. In a supportive atmosphere, students are challenged to academic excellence, and are provided the instruction to help them realize the knowledge and skills necessary for future success as positive leaders in our world. In an atmosphere that nourishes Catholic values, students experience prayer and worship at Mass daily and are encouraged to make responsible decisions for themselves, aware that those decisions will affect the world around them. This mission is accomplished with the help of Christ’s love in a partnership of qualified faculty, cooperative, eager and supportive parents, students and parishioners.
If you can help us in our time of need, we will be forever grateful. Please donate what you can, and if you are not able to give, we would ask that you share our message to others who might be able to.
The links below are a glimpse into what this school offers our children every day
A day in the life
St Odilo School
- Patricia Rau
- Michael Svec
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