2023 Class Challenge

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A nonprofit fundraiser supporting

Fontbonne The Early College of Boston
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raised by 28 people

$50,000 goal

The 2023 FONTBONNE CLASS CHALLENGE invites the Fontbonne sisterhood to work collectively with your graduating class and become a Founding Supporter of the Patricia Cerasuolo, Girls Leadership Institute at Fontbonne.

Members of the winning class will be invited to attend and participate in the Patricia Cerasuolo, Girls Leadership Institute at Fontbonne all day Seminar on March 1, 2024

The creation of the Patricia Cerasuolo, Girls Leadership Institute at Fontbonne. named for Pat Cerasuolo, former beloved and respected Fontbonne faculty member who believed in giving young girls' the tools to empowered their success.  The institute, launching in September 2023, will offer targeted programming designed to foster girls' leadership experiences and skills. Through the Fontbonne Girls Leadership, students will be exposed to practical leadership skills that will encourage individual, personal, and professional growth with regard to individual potential. 

Girls will feel empowered to use their voices, seek and become positive mentors, and recognize the value of developing a network of supportive women. We ask Fontbonne Women to answer the call and support the Patricia Cerasuolo Fontbonne Girls Leadership Institute.

Alternative giving options for those over 70 ½:

Are you aware that a Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) allows individuals who are 70½ years old or older to donate up to $100,000 total to one or more charities directly from a taxable IRA instead of taking their required minimum distributions?

Alternative giving options for all ages:

Fontbonne is grateful for the consideration of gifts from individual  Charitable Investments, and Donor Advised Funds.

To make any of the above gifts please provide the following information to your Investment Manager:

Mail to:

Fontbonne Academy, Attention: Advancement

930 Brook Road

Milton, MA 02186

Fontbonne EIN: 43424717

Your Name

Your Gift Amount

Area of Dedication (most useful: area of greatest need)

Please contact me if you have questions or need assistance with making a gift.

In gratitude,

Linda Gallinaro

Assistant Head of Scholl for Advancement



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