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There are a variety of ways to make a difference at St. Mary Star of the Sea. Donations to St. Mary Star of the Sea School benefit our students directly. Your gift allows us to enhance our commitment to the education of the total child. We pledge to help our students grow into individuals, well formed in their Catholic faith, who have the tools to be successful in future academic endeavors and the world beyond the classroom.
A gift to St. Mary Star of the Sea School can be made by check or credit card. You can join current parishioners, parents, alumni and friends by making a credit card donation online by clicking:
If you prefer, you can make a donation by check and mail it to our rectory at:
St. Mary Star of the Sea Church
6435 S. Kilbourn Avenue
Chicago, IL 60629
Perhaps your employer has a matching-gifts program. Please contact your employer’s human resources department to find out about their matching gift policies; and remember that your gifts are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Endowment gifts are a way to create a lasting legacy of support for St. Mary Star of the Sea Church. Please consider naming our church as a benefactor in your financial planning endeavors.
All proceeds from our Annual Star Raffle directly benefit our school. Raffle tickets are sent to all parishioners in the fall with the winning tickets drawn at Fall Fest.
Our annual parish Fall Fest features live entertainment, kids’ activities, delicious food, raffle baskets, and everyone’s favorite…the Donkey Dump. There's something for everyone at Fall Fest!
Consider becoming a SPONSOR….Multiple levels of sponsorship are available and include exclusive naming rights to beer tent area, food court, kids’ area and the Donkey pen. Logo visibility can include event signs, t-shirts, banners, and flyers.
The school purchases certificates from local and national merchants at a discount, then sells the certificates to you at face value. Profits are then shared between the school and yourself. School families can apply SMART program credits to their tuition accounts! Gift cards are sold Wednesday and Friday mornings 8:00am-8:30am in the rectory basement when school is in session, Wednesday evenings 7:00pm-7:30pm in the rectory basement, after the Saturday evening mass, and Sunday 9:15am-1:00pm.
click here to access the SMART form
Simply clip the UPC code neatly from participating products so we can earn points and redeem for free educational merchandise. A full list of products can be found by clicking:
Labels can be sent to school or dropped off at the church or rectory.