St. Joseph Catholic School - Wichita, Kansas

How You Can Help Our School

St. Joseph Catholic School is a small parish supported school where the children of our parishioners are able to attend without the burden of high tuition costs normally associated with a private education.  We are truly blessed. The families and children of the parish are the beneficiaries of the generosity and commitment of the parishioners of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. 

As such, our needs are many. Below are some ways that you can help St. Joseph Catholic School through direct donations, donations of time or resources and by participating in some fundraising activities that can directly  benefit St. Joseph’s Catholic School.

Donations of Time and Talent

Donation GraphicAt St. Joseph Catholic School there are many ways that you can help the school by giving of your time. There are, of course, the usual things like volunteering as a room parent, or driving students on field trips. In addition we have need for parents or grandparents to assist in the lunchroom or with other duties around the school.

St. Joseph Catholic School has no janitorial staff. School cleaning and maintenance is done on a volunteer basis by the families of our students. 

There are opportunities to serve on committees for our Bingo Night Fundraiser, the School Council or with the Home and School Association. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to see what opportunities are currently available.

In order to volunteer for some positions at the school, you may be required to complete Virtus Training. Virtus Training is provided at scheduled times throughout the year by the Catholic Diocese of Wichita. Contact us to find out about current openings or specific needs where you could donate your time and talent.

Monetary Donations - Donations of Supplies or Resources

The school seems to always have need for supplies and resources. Whether it be cleaning supplies, materials, or books for the library, the list seems almost endless.  
Donations are always welcome and greatly appreciated.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to find out what may be currently needed, or to arrange to make a donation.

Box Tops for Education

Box Tops for Education is a program that you can easily participate in. You Box Tops for Education graphiccan simply clip box tops from hundreds of products you probably already use, and turn them in at the school office. Every box top clipped and sent to the school helps us earn credit toward purchasing supplies for the school. Parents, grandparents, friends, extended family and co-workers can all help collect and contribute box tops for St. Joseph’s Catholic School. 

You can also earn eBox tops when you shop online at over 100 participating retailers.

How you can Help:

Collect and bundle Box Tops to turn in at the main submission times, in October and February. (You can of course bring your box tops to the school office at any time during the school year).

Put a Box Tops collection bin at your workplace or any place you frequent or regularly spend time.

Get friends and family members to contribute by collecting box tops and signing up for Box Tops online. No matter where they live, they can help make a difference for our school!

See a complete list of participating products. 
Get more information at the Box Tops for Education web site.

The Target Red Card® – Take Charge of Education 

We have another terrific way that you can help raise funds for our school. If you shop at Target stores and use a Target Credit Card®, Target Debit Card® or
Target® Visa® Credit Card, we will receive a percentage of the amount of each purchase in the form of an annual check from Target through the
Take Charge of Education® program. 

Target Take Charge of Education graphicTarget stores tracks purchases made by participating Red Card holders, and then sends a no-strings attached donation directly to the school. Checks are distributed once a year. Target Debit Cards and Target Business Cards are eligible for the Take Charge of Education program as well.

Track our progress online.

Navigation link to progress report If you're not already taking part, please consider doing so - grandparents, alumni, friends and neighbors can help, too.

If you would like to participate in Take Charge of Education but prefer an option that doesn't involve credit cards, you can choose the Target Debit Card. It links directly to an existing checking account, with all of the ongoing rewards of a REDcard credit account.

To designate our school for the Target through the Take Charge of Education® program you can visit target.com/tcoe, or call 1-800-316-6142. The School ID for St. Joseph’s Catholic School is 7185

How you can get started:

If you already have a Target Red Card or Target Visa Credit Card, to designate our school for the Target through the Take Charge of Education® program visit target.com/tcoe, or call 1-800-316-6142 or see the information below. 

If you don’t already have a Target Red Card, find out how to apply, or visit any Target Store. 

Current Target Red Card, Target Visa Credit Card Holders:
Enroll Online
Call 1-800-316-6142
Enroll at an in-store kiosk 

Target Debit Card Holders: 
Enroll online 
Call 1-800-316-6142

Target Business Card Holders:
Call 1-800-316-6142

Did you know?

If you shop at Target stores and use a Target Credit Card®, Target Debit Card® or Target® Visa® Credit Card, our school will receive a percentage of the amount of each purchase in the form of an annual check from Target through the Take Charge of Education® program.

  Link to Target Take Charge of Education website

Target stores tracks purchases made by participating Red Card holders, and then sends a no-strings attached donation to the directly to the school.

 

St. Joseph Catholic School has joined the My Coke Rewards for Schools program

For information about the program, how to register and how to donate points click here

Click here to go to the St. Joseph's Catholic School's page at
MyCokeRewards.com

 

Alumni and School Supporters can also make donations through the

The St. Katherine Drexel Catholic School Fund's Mission is to assist parishes that struggle financially to carry out the mission of Catholic education in a parish school.

"Let us open wide our hearts. It is a joy which invites us. Press forward and fear nothing."

- St. Katherine Drexel

To find out more about the St. Katherine Drexel Catholic School Fund.
For more information about the Drexel Fund,
contact the school
call 316-269-3900
or click here.

 

St. Joseph Catholic School

316-261-5860 + 139 S. Millwood Wichita, Kansas 67213 + schooloffice@stjosephwichita.com

 

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