Fall is almost here and we are excited to launch another year of amazing events for our school community. On September 24th the Annual Franciscan Experience will begin and it’s one of the biggest highlights of the year. We have more auction items, students, faculty and friar experiences than ever! The Annual Franciscan Experience is a ten-day event is the school’s largest fundraiser of the year.
Since its inception in 2013, The Franciscan Experience has raised over $400k. In fact, the funds have provided significant support toward campus enrichment. Moreover, they have helped facility upgrades, as well as innovation and educational grants for faculty and staff. Examples of supported projects include:
Many of the ticketed events that are hosted throughout the year can only be purchased during The Franciscan Experience? Events offered this year include:
The 2019 Franciscan Experience has over 85 vendors who have donated items and experiences. Many of these vendors have been supporting TFS since the fundraiser began six years ago. Some items included in this year’s auction include:
The fundraising goal for 2019 is $115k. Funds raised this year will go towards athletic field improvements as well as continued support for teacher innovation grants.