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Chicago Hales Franciscan High School Alumni to Raise Half Million for Acclaimed Alma Mater
Alumni Association President, Keith Tate will introduce the Faith-Based Cause Initiative, the “Sustainable Giving Program.”
President Tate will be introduced at the Hall of Fame Gala by Master of Ceremonies and the National Director of the initiative titled, the “Sustainable Giving Program,” Mr. Jerome Barney, Esq., a 1967 graduate.
Through the Hales community’s pledge of utility service transfers, the association will raise the goal of $500,000 necessary to continue the Hales Franciscan successful tradition of education and mentoring.
“We will reach our goal of $500,000 by acquiring 5,000 utility pledge customers,” prefaced President Tate. “And, with the help of the Hales’ community this will be accomplished by the end of this year.”
Following President Tate’s announcement at the Donald Hubert Gala, the attending alumni and guests will be asked to fill out their pledge cards and then take the message of “compassionate consumption”
Hales is an independent Catholic school dedicated to the Franciscan tradition of providing quality, value-centered education to African American males to develop the academic, personal, moral, and social skills needed to be confident leaders in the community. It is committed to offering a rigorous academic curriculum, including an International Baccalaureate program, a competitive athletic program, religious education, and pastoral, personal and college counseling.
Funding from the Alumni Association’
For the remainder of 2012, the Alumni Association will accept utility service pledges from the public and civic organizations uniting in its “Sustainable Giving Program.”
For more information on how to pledge your transfer of utility services, the public is asked to contact, Jerome Barney, Director, Hales Alumni Faith-Based Cause Initiatives, at Hales Franciscan High School
4930 S. Cottage Grove Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
Ph: (773) 285-8400
Fax: (773) 285-7025
This press release was submitted by D. Nazelli and Grow Small Biz.