SCHOOL FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES…

Fundraising is a necessary component of a Catholic education, and at Morning Star School there are many ways to get involved and make a difference. Each year our devoted parents, grandparents, supporters and  community of friends come together to help us raise needed funds that help us supplement the budget, provide enhancements to classrooms, purchase up-to-date educational tools and continue enrichment programs. These contributions are immeasurable in how they support the mission of our school and are a worthy model of stewardship for us all. Listed below are many ways you can help us raise money.

ANNUAL FUNDRAISERS

Golf Tournament

Our 10th Annual “Shoot For The Stars” Golf Tournament will be held on November 13th, 2017 at the beautiful and challenging San Jose Country Club. Last year’s tournament was a huge success with over 80 players – raising over $15,000 for our school! It was our best tournament ever! A big thank you goes out to the players, sponsors, donors, committee members and parent volunteers that come out to support us every year! To read more about the tournament and see photos of the day’s activities click HERE. And be sure to SAVE THE DATE for this year’s tournament!

Our annual Gala & Auction is scheduled for May 5th 2018. “A Night on The St. Johns” will be held at the beautiful Haskell Building in Riverside. Last year’s event was a huge success with over 150 attendees – raising over $25,000 for our school! Each year, with the help of the Northeast Florida community, Morning Star School organizes this festive party with dining, dancing and a fun silent auction – all to raise funds and increase awareness of this amazing school. It’s an evening not to be missed! Attendees have the opportunity to purchase a reserved table and select from many sponsorship packages. Don’t miss it – It’s truly a fun evening out for our parents, extended family, faculty and community members to show their support of our school. SAVE THE DATE!

SEASONAL FUNDRAISERS

cookiedoughfundraisers

Everybody loves delicious cookies, everybody loves our kids and everybody wants to help our school thrive. Every year we provide a sweet opportunity that helps us raise money. Life is better with cookies. But not only cookie dough, we also sell gourmet treats, snacks, gifts, magazines and our new custom Morning Star Spirit Tumbler! Your support is appreciated!And the more cookie dough you buy, the better life is at Morning Star School!

 

The Yankee Candle logo. (PRNewsFoto/The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.)

As America’s Best Loved Candle™, Yankee Candle®’s fundraising program makes it easy for us to raise the most money in the shortest amount of time. No material costs, no minimum orders, 24/7 customer service and a brand that people know and love.

YEAR ROUND FUNDRAISERS

Box Tops for Education® has been helping schools raise money since 1996. Box Tops coupons are located on hundreds of the products you buy every day! Each Box Tops coupon is worth 10¢ and they add up fast! We can use our Box Tops cash to buy whatever we need most, from books to field trips to playground equipment. Just clip the Box Top, make sure it’s not expired. place them in a Ziploc bag and turn them into the office. Look through your pantry tonight and be sure to clip those precious dimes in disguise.

And now you can earn even more cash to help our school through the Box Tops for Education® Bonus App. Turn your everyday receipts into cash! It’s free and as easy as 1-2-3. Click HERE to see how it works and download the App!

For an updated list of Box Top products, Click HERE 
Questions? Please reach out to Jackie Rodriquez, our Home & School Box Top Coordinator at Jaco_Rodriquez@yahoo.com

 

scrip

Scrip fundraising allows families to raise money for our school by paying for everyday purchases using gift cards in place of cash, checks or credit cards. Purchase gift cards through our program and Morning Star School receives an instant rebate for each transaction. It’s really that simple! The Scrip Center offers over 300 of the country’s biggest brands, including grocery, department stores, gas stations, restaurants, hotels, home improvement, and more. Just by using scrip to pay for your normal weekly purchases, you can easily raise money for our school! It’s time to put your shopping dollars to work! Download the Scrip Order Form HERE. Orders are placed every Monday.
Or, go to www.shopwithcrip.com and register using our school’s enrollment code: C5A2941A8919
Questions? Please reach out to Kristin Berengolts, our Scrip Coordinator at kbergrd@yahoo.com

 

Do you shop at Amazon? AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. But, when you shop at AmazonSmile and select Morning Star School of Jacksonville as your charity of choice, Amazon donates 0.5% of all eligible purchases to Morning Star School! The process is simple, costs you nothing and uses your existing Amazon credentials.

Click HERE to support Morning Star School of Jacksonville. Questions? Please reach out to Kristin Berengolts, our Home & School AmazonSmile Coordinator at kbergrd@yahoo.com

 

 

 

"I am the root and offspring of David, the bright and morning star...” Rev. 22:16

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