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Our Lady of Fatima Parish School is a unique neighborhood school offering an exceptional, well-rounded Catholic education that prepares students for a lifetime of success.

Like most parochial schools, our school holds tuition at a level that makes it as affordable as possible for parish families. This makes us dependent upon the generosity of our school families, parishioners, and alumni to help cover our actual operating costs. Our school organizes several larger annual fundraising events, as well as additional activities and opportunities throughout the year. Long-term giving opportunities via estate planning are also available.

A general overview of a typical year of giving opportunities is outlined below. More information about our larger efforts (such as the Endowment Fund and Auction) can be found on the website.

September:  Flight of the Fatima Falcons Fun Run; Fall Festival

October:  6th Grade Wreath Sale to fund Outdoor Education Camp

January:  Auction items or cash-out due; Annual Endowment Fund appeal

February:  Italian Dinner and Dance

March:  Tuition contracts with the opportunity to sign up for Parent Partnerships for the coming year

April:  School Auction, our largest fundraiser

May:  Parent volunteer hours due

June:  Parent Partnerships for the ending school year due

Easy Fundraisers for Fatima

We have a number of Community Contribution Programs that enable you to help our school financially while you simply ‘shop as usual.’

Scrip Gift Card Program

The Fatima Gift Card Program is an easy way to help the school. Simply order cards for the retailers where you already shop and spend money, such as Starbucks, your favorite grocery store, gas station, movie theater, etc. Each retailer enrolled in the program donates a percentage of your order amount back to the school.

  • Gift Card orders will be placed monthly. Look for order forms in your weekly school packet. The amount the retailer gives to Fatima is listed on the order form as “OLF Credit.”
  • Orders are not limited to the items listed on the first page of the order form. If a retailer you want is not listed, use the space on the lower right corner of the form to write in retailers. A full list of participating retailers is available here.
  • Electronic gift cards are available from many of the retailers, and can be ordered and printed from a ShopWithScrip account. A ScripNow eCard can be delivered to your ShopWithScrip account in minutes.
  • To learn more, or if you have a large order that you would like to place in between our regularly scheduled order cycles, please contact the Gift Card Program committee chair listed above.

Community Loyalty & Rewards Programs

Bartell’s ‘B’ Caring Card

Sign up for a ‘B’ Caring Card and every time you shop at Bartells up to 4% of your purchase will be contributed to OLF. Simply swipe your ‘B’ card at checkout or have the cashier type in your phone number. More details can be found here.

CBB Commission for Fatima

Chardon Dankers, Coldwell Banker Bain real estate agent and Fatima mom, will give back 10% of her commission to OLF. Keep her in mind when buying or selling real estate. (chardondankers@gmail.com)

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

Fred Meyer will donate $2.6 million to local schools & organizations and Fatima can benefit! Simply link your Fred Meyer rewards card to OLF and earn money for our school while you shop.

How the program works:

  • Sign up here for the Community Rewards program and linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to OLF. Search for Fatima by name or by our non-profit #85915.
  • You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates. There is no down side to doing this. Every time you use your card, you are making a donation to the school!
  • If you do not have a Fred Meyer Rewards Card, visit the Customer Service desk at any Fred Meyer store.
  • For more information, click here or contact the Loyalty & Rewards committee chair listed above.

Box Tops & Labels

BOX TOPS FOR EDUCATION: Purchase products showing the box top label and cut them out. Turn into the school office and OLF receives 10 cents for every one! Check out the website for the full list of participating products. Contact the committee chair listed above with questions.