Mother of providence regional catholic school wins award at the healey education foundation sage awards
Philadelphia, PA, October 20, 2016– The Healey Education Foundation awarded $50,000 in grants for excellence in enrollment management and fundraising by Catholic schools on October 20th. The awards were presented at the Foundation’s fourth annual Celebration of Achievement attended by 248 guests at the Union League of Philadelphia. Three schools from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia were among the winners, including Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School, which received the award for Highest Percentage Growth in the Annual Fund, Elementary School, with a 169% increase.
Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School (Wallingford, PA) received the award for Highest Percentage Growth in the Annual Fund, Elementary School (169%). From Left: Christine Healey, Beth Missett (Development Chair), Linda Rooney (Advancement Director), Sean O’Reilly (Enrollment Chair), Joe Dougherty (Board Chair), Therese Waters (Principal), Kim Flaville (Connelly Foundation), Rosemary Endres (Business Manager), Mike McArdle (Board Member), Jason Morrison, Father Ed Hallinan (Pastor, St. John Chrysostom).
The Reverend Daniel R. J. Joyce of the Society of Jesus spoke at the event. Father Joyce is Executive Director of Mission Programs and Director of the Alliance of Catholic Education at Saint Joseph’s University. He is also a Senior Fellow in The Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society at the University of Pennsylvania.
Father Joyce addressed an audience of philanthropic leaders, diocesan officials, pastors, school principals, and school advancement, development and admissions directors all united around the mission and work of Catholic school sustainability.
About the Healey Education Foundation:
The Healey Education Foundation invests in PK-12 Catholic schools. A 501(c)(3) nonprofit, the Foundation provides a high-impact program delivered through a coaching relationship with dioceses and schools that are ready to embrace change. Healey’s work For the Future of Catholic Schools empowers grant recipients to deliver sustainable results through effective governance, enrollment management and fundraising. Since its establishment in 2004, the Foundation has grown to serve more than 60 elementary and high schools across five dioceses in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Minnesota.
For further information: Contact Valerie Asuncion, Director of Communications, The Healey Education Foundation.
About Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School:
Located in Wallingford, Pennsylvania on a 16-acre suburban campus, Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School promotes a Catholic learning environment in which every child develops spiritually, intellectually and socially. In addition to a religious education firmly rooted in our Catholic tradition, we offer a challenging academic curriculum. Students develop a love of learning and a strong moral conscience in a disciplined, caring environment.
If you would like more information about this Press Release, please contact Linda Rooney, Advancement Director, Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School, at 610-876-7110 X122 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mother of Providence Regional Catholic School
607 S. Providence Rd.
Wallingford, PA 19086