ENRICHING LIVES BUILDING FUTURES 1
2013–2014 / 2014–2015 ANNUAL REPORT
Our cause. Our children. Our future. The Children at the Crossroads Foundation was created in 1990 on the belief that economic circumstances should not preclude an eager and capable child from receiving a quality education. The Foundation seeks to enrich our community by significantly improving the academic achievement, self-esteem and life opportunities of school children by offering need-based scholarship support to students attending The Frances Xavier Warde School.
Dear Friends of CATC As the Children at the Crossroads Foundation (CATC) concludes our twenty-fifth year, we continue to pursue our mission of providing scholarships to eager and capable children in the Chicago area that are attending The Frances Xavier Warde School (FXW). We are delighted to report that 21 new CATC Scholars enrolled at FXW for the 2014-2015 academic year bringing the total number of students who have received CATC assistance to over 560. These children came to us from various Chicago neighborhoods and represent the diversity of our great city in every way possible; ethnic, religious and social economic. As you review this annual report, I hope you are inspired by the intelligence and passion for lifelong learning demonstrated by our students, alumni, teachers and staff. Their accomplishments are a direct result of your generosity and we thank you for all your support. As we look to our next twenty-five years, we celebrate the success we have achieved in the past and the lives we will touch and inspire in the future. Sincerely yours,
Mary Ellen Caron CATC Board Chair
Board of Directors Albert Boumenot Mary Ellen Caron, Board Chair Kelly McCloskey Cherf Molly Durkin Rev. Thomas J. Hurley Louanne Kohr* Deborah Marchese
Msgr. Daniel Mayall Paul J. Montes II Lynn Lockwood Murphy Janice Niederriter Katherine Nicklin* Mary Oâ€™Rourke Chloe Reaumond*
Mary Reiling, Head of School, FXW Michael Robillard Clare Hennessy Sabones Marsha Serlin Mark Skender* Rev. John J. Wall Margaret Walsh
Robert Fitzgerald Michael and Deborah Marchese Rev. Robert McLaughlin Desiree Rogers Phillip and Suzanne Rooney
Raymond Simon Joseph and Jeanne Sullivan Rev. John J. Wall
*Term began in 2014-2015
Founders Edward and Lois Brennan Richard and Ann Carr Mary Ellen Caron Frank and Annette Daly Richard and Maggie Daley
Because of You Your investment at workâ€Ś Over $11 million awarded in scholarships to students attending The Frances Xavier Warde School since 1990 Over 560 children have received an exceptional academic experience through the assistance of CATC since 1990
7 years is the average duration of CATC scholarships 21 new CATC Scholars joined The Frances Xavier Warde School community for the 2014-2015 academic year
23 CATC scholars graduated from The Frances Xavier Warde School in 2014 and 2015 and are attending the following Chicago area High Schools. ChiArts Academy Chicago Academy for the Arts De La Salle Institute Francis W. Parker Jones CTE Jones SEHS Lane Tech College Prep Latin School of Chicago
Loyola Academy Mount Carmel High School Ogden International IB St. Ignatius College Prep Trinity High School Walter Payton College Prep Wolcott School Chicago
Our Stories Geomele Moya FXW ‘99, Loyola Academy ‘03, Boston College ‘07 For 29 year-old Geomele Moya, becoming a teacher meant getting to share those ‘aha moments’ with her students. Moya has been teaching since graduating from Boston College in 2007, first with Teach for America, and more recently at Gary Comer College Prep on Chicago’s south side. Moya says that she often thinks about her own experience at FXW when teaching her students. “We were constantly learning, even if we didn’t think we were,” says Moya. “Our teachers had the energy and the passion to find ways to relate to us and to make us interested in what they were teaching. As a teacher, I know how difficult that is,” she says. Moya works with students who are often a grade level or more behind. “I see how FXW helped me with the fundamentals, such as giving me the grit and determination to keep trying when I didn’t figure things out the first time,” she says. “The kids I work with don’t have this. They have grit in life, but they cannot apply those skills to learning.” “FXW [also] taught us to understand the world around us, and to try to make it a better place,” she says. “Teaching is how I give back to those who come after me.” Moya only recently learned that her experiences at FXW would not have been possible without the support of a CATC scholarship. Moya’s step-father passed away when she was in the 4th grade. “As a single mother, my mom would not have been able to provide us with an FXW education without scholarship support from CATC. I am so grateful for my FXW education. As a teacher, I am committed to the idea that everyone deserves an awesome education, regardless of financial circumstances,” she says. Today, Geomele continues to be part of the FXW community as an active member of the Alumni Planning Committee.
Sean and Molly Durkin Parents of Patrick (FXW ’11) and Jack (FXW ’08) Sean and Molly Durkin have been supporters and advocates of the Children at the Crossroads Foundation (CATC) since they enrolled their eldest son, Jack, at FXW in 1999. “CATC really embodies what FXW is all about,” says Molly Durkin, an alumni parent and member of the CATC Board for the past five years. “It makes it possible to offer some form of scholarship support to 30 percent of the students at FXW,” she explains. “And that, in turn, ensures a truly diverse student experience.” “We really value the experience that both our boys had at FXW,” says Molly. “They interacted with children from all backgrounds,” she continues. “Going to school in an urban environment exposed our children to different things than they would have experienced in the suburbs,” added Sean. Molly noted, “Our oldest son, Patrick, is a junior at NYU. He didn’t skip a beat when he went away to college. His experience at FXW prepared him to embrace the diversity of student backgrounds that he [encounters in classes and student experiences] at NYU every day.” “FXW had an impact on our approach to parenting, as well,” she says. “We learned to let go and let our kids experience the world. That is a valuable gift,” says Molly. “We view it as our privilege to raise funds for CATC to support more kids who want to attend FXW,” says Molly. “It is our hope that FXW continues to embrace diversity, and that once kids graduate that their parents continue to support FXW through CATC,” she says. “FXW was a gift that we gave our children [and supporting CATC is a great] way to give back to help other children have that same gift.”
Adriana Moreno FXW ‘02, Cristo Rey ‘06, Spring Hill College ‘10 Before starting at FXW in the first grade, Adriana Moreno had never met anyone who had graduated from college. “Most of the students from my neighborhood in Pilsen didn’t even expect to graduate from high school,” says Adriana. Adriana’s mother, Concepcion Rodriguez, was working as an administrative assistant at her local parish when she learned of FXW from a friend. She was initially hesitant to send her children to FXW. “I was intimidated by the amount of affluence,” she says. “We came from a working class background and I didn’t know how the other children and families would perceive [us].” Once enrolled at FXW the Morenos were immediately welcomed into the community. “I didn’t feel any different from my friends who were not on scholarship,” says Adriana. “I was going to school with kids who were from the one percent and those who came from almost nothing, but you wouldn’t know it. We didn’t see money or color, we only saw friends,” she explains. “After I left FXW, I realized what a privilege it was to go there,” says Adriana. “I was very well-prepared for high school and college. The teachers at FXW taught me that I should not settle for just being good, that I should aim for being great. I learned that there is a whole world out there that is bigger than Pilsen, bigger than Chicago — and I was ready for it,” she says. After graduating from Spring Hill College, Adriana spent two years teaching English in Santiago, Chile with the Jesuit Service Corps. She then returned to Chicago and taught at her local parish school, and more recently, as part of FXW’s extended day program. She plans to continue her higher education, and has recently been accepted into the Masters in Public Service program at DePaul University. 7
Giving The 2014-2015 Year in Annual Giving Scholarship Sunday Since the founding of The Frances Xavier Warde School in 1989, and our own founding in 1990, CATC has partnered with Holy Name Cathedral and Old St. Patrick parishes for faith formation and as a source of Catholic leadership. Through the generosity of parishioners at both parishes, Scholarship Sunday collections raised over $90,000. Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ahern Mr. Mahmoud Ahmed and Mrs. Maria Ahmed Pastora Dr. and Mrs. Dominic J. Allocco Mr. and Mrs. Randy Anderson In Honor of Lorraine Fleming Ms. Corene Anderson Mr. Thomas Anderson Anonymous (19) Anonymous In Memory of Mary Ellen Archer Anonymous In Honor of Mary Viviano Rose Ann and Ned Anschuetz Ms. Susan Armbruster Ms. Kathleen Armstrong Mr. and Mrs. John Aylward Mr. and Mrs. Alan Baer Mr. Bryan Barlow Mr. Patrick Barrett Michael and Maureen Barry Eugene and Beth Bastedo Christopher and Christina Begy Ms. Esperanza Benavides Jeffrey W. Benton Dr. and Mrs. Honorio Benzon Charles and Martha Bergren Mr. and Mrs. John Blair Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bonneau Ms. Anita Bontuyan Ms. Kim Bostic Dan and Debbie Boyle Ms. Kimberley Boyle Eileen Brady Mr. and Mrs. Harry Braunlich Diane S. Brazil William Brennan and Ann Krilcich Mr. Daniel Brunnert Bryce Bulman Peggy and Pat Burke Mr. Timothy Burke Lou Ann Burkhardt Ms. Maria Byron Ms. Jesselyn Cacho Mary J. Cahillane Ms. Mary Canavan Ms. Patricia Canedo Mr. and Mrs. Dollard Carey
Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Carlson Richard and Ann Carr Jan Caruso In Honor of Joan Ferrara Joseph Cassidy Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cassil Mr. and Mrs. Frank Casto Sr. Ms. Norine Chip Marybeth Clancy Ms. Rebecca Cline Ms. Noreen Coady Jane G. Conarchy Mel Cooney-Higgins Ms. Mary Coughlan Bill Cowhey & Dorothy Nelson Mr. Thomas Coyle Dan and Jayne Coyne Tony and Joyce Crement Mrs. Lynda Cymbala Annette and Frank Daly Ms. Catherine Daly MaryAnn and Tom dâ€™Ambrosio Mr. Richard Danaher In Honor of Roxanne Rochester Malcolm A. Deam Mr. and Mrs. James Decorrevont Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Defino Sister Dorothy Dempsey Frances A. Dennis Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Di Leonardi Sr. Salvatore Di Menza Mr. and Mrs. Norman Dick Jim and Mary Jo DiDomenico Victor A. Dixon In Honor of Beth Lubec Michelle Doherty Mr. Charles Dold Mr. and Mrs. Charles Doonan Mr. and Mrs. John Duffy Ms. Nora Duldulao Ms. Karen Dyer Ms. Rachel Echiverri Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edmunds Anne Egger Karl and Arlette Engelmann Mr. and Mrs. Edward Evert Sue and Tim Evon Bill and Bonnie Facinelli
Ms. Mary Fahey Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Farmer David Ficke Dolores M. Figiel Ms. Jacqueline Fitzgerald Annette Flournoy Deirdre Flynn Ms. Patricia Folland Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Forde Carol A. Forney Ms. Margaret Fox Mr. and Mrs. Chris Frank John and Nancy Furr Ms. Nancy Gajewski Kevin and Kathleen Gallagher Ms. Kimberly Garcia Lois, Dennis & David Gates Mr. and Mrs. John Gaynor Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gehrman Raymond and Joyce Genus In Honor of Marion and Greer Waller Mr. and Mrs. Dale Gerding Romina and John Gieseman Ms. Margaret Gipson John R. Glancy Ms. Eleida Gomez Ms. Pearl Gonzales Jackie Gordon Ms. Mary Jo Graf Carole Griggs Marilyn Grogan Ms. Anne Gross Mr. George Gunning Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hallenbeck Ms. Mary Halpin, Ph.D. Leonard and Ann Harsy Ms. Kathleen Hayden Mr. and Mrs. George Heidkamp Mr. Ronald Hejna and Ms. Nohemi Puente Maureen Hellwig Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herber Mr. Michael Hermsen and Ms. Elizabeth Patterson Ms. Marie Hickey Ken and Lori Hiltz Michael E. Hobbs Mr. Thomas Hogan Denise Hood
Charles E Horn and Mary C Horn Ray Hufnagel John Hug and Maria Corpuz Debra Huttenburg Mr. and Mrs. Artemio Ignacio Ms. Ivy-Lou Iraula Joan Istrate Mr. Louis Jackson Jr. Ms. Julie Jagoda Ms. Lucille James Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Johnson Mr. Robert Johnson Mr. and Mrs. James Jones Ms. Marguerite Judge Richard J. Kaczmarek Ms. Virginia Kaczynski Diane Kallenback William M. Kamper Michael and Jeanine Kane Bob & Mary Ellen Kastenholz John P. Keating Jr. Joanne and Jeff Keefe In Honor of Marie Murphy Mr. and Mrs. Art Kelly Tim and Mary Ann Keneally Bill and Mary Kay Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Kerner Ms. Janet Kocal Ms. Susan Kovacs Walt Kowalczyk Mr. Robert Koza In Honor of Walter and Irene Koza Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Krickl Ms. Eileen Kristl Mr. Kurt Krueger Paula Kelly Krupka Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Ladd Drs. Gloria and Walter Lamacki Ms. Rosa Lampignano Ms. Anne Lang Ms. Theresa Lang Mr. Michael Lappe and Ms. Mary Phelan Lappe Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Le Duc Ms. Rubina Leffler Catherine Leyser Ms. Elaine Libovicz Jim and SuAnne Lopata Paul & Suzanne Lopez Mr. Luis Lovis Ms. Frances Luehrs Paul Luning Ms. Hannah Lustman Robert and Sommer Luzynczyk Mr. and Mrs. Ricardo Machado Mr. Brian Madine Iris Maiter Jerry and Lisa Mallen Ms. Teresa Manzardo In Honor of Bruno Manzardo Mr. Jeffrey Patt and Ms. Patricia Marfise-Patt Anthony Markiewicz
John and Jane Martin Mr. William Marutzky Ms. Eileen Massura Ms. Lourdes Mayback Mr. Mark Mazanec Mr. and Mrs. Peter McBreen Ms. Kathi McCarthy In Honor of Fr. Jack Wall Deacon Mike McCloskey N. McNally Jim & Kelly McShane Ms. Gemmadel Purisima Medrano Mrs. Anne Meehan In Honor of Joseph G Meehan Dr. Charles T. Menghini and Wanda M. Menghini Ralph Metz In Honor of Kelly Heus Ms. Elizabeth Mikula and Ms. Teresa Karpinski Kathie and Kurt Miller Ms. A Kathleen Moeller Mary Patricia Monhart In Honor of Frank A. Monhart The Rev. William Moriarity Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Moriarty Nathan Mucci Maryellen Mufich Mr. John Mulroy Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Munson Mr. James Hartnett and Ms. Catherine Munster Hartnett Ms. Patricia Murphy Mr. and Mrs. John Murtagh Dorothy M. Mus Mr. Gerald Myscofyski Jim and Janice Nelson Gayle Nicosia Mr. Jon Nilson
Ms. Mary Lee Norswether Helen E. Novak In Memory of Helen M. Novak Mr. Michael Nooner and Ms. Deborah Oates In Memory of Frank and Vivian Oates Ms. Susan O’Brien Kevin and Luz O’Connor Ms. Rosemary O’Connor Mary Ellen and Ray O’Donnell Mr. and Mrs. James J. O’Donnell Adele O’Donnell In Honor of Meg O’Donnell Mr. and Mrs. Thomas O’Keefe Mr. and Mrs. John Okonek Mr. Stephen Oltorik In Honor of Joe Harzich Mr. and Mrs. David Opferman Mr. and Mrs. Richard O’Toole Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Owens Ms. Mary Palanchar Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Parker Ms. Joan Parker Nicholas and Nicki Patrick Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Patterson Mr. and Mrs. Michael Pauritsch Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pecoraro Ms. Kathleen Perry Mr. and Mrs. Frank Piorkowski Mr. Jeffrey Pitcock Mrs. Jeanne Plunkett In Honor of Winifred Tracy Patricia Polich Thomas S. Postek P. Kevin Reidy Robert J. Repel Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Reuland Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Reynolds Mary and James Rielly
Ed and Mary Beth Riley Mr. Paul Rink Sara Rinke Mr. and Mrs. John Risacher Mario and Mary Alice Rizzo Christopher Robertson In Memory of Rudy and Marcella Doubrava Edward S. Rog Jr. Ms. Vivian Roney Ms. Peggy Roth Jill and Robert Runke Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Russell William and Lisa Ryan Mr. Frank Battle and Ms. Priscilla Ryan Ms. Belkis Santos In Honor of Isaura H. McNelly Mr. and Mrs. Garry Scheuring Mr. and Mrs. Edward Schmitt Ms. Gabriela Schultz Ms. Margaret Sevening In Memory of Dave Sevening Mr. Robert Nuber and Ms. Elizabeth Shanahan Dr. and Mrs. Harry L. Sheehy Ms. Kathryn Sheil Walter W. Siebert
Richard and Linda Sieracki Jeff and Mary Kay Touhy Silverman In Memory of Ed Touhy/Dad Mr. Theodore Sinars and Ms. Lynn Scheir Mr. and Mrs. Mark Skender Mr. Janusz Skiba and Ms. Susan Joyce Mr. and Mrs. Bozena Skowronski Larry and Susan Slad Ms. Maureen Slavin Ms. Susanne Smith Ms. Kerry Smith Ms. Marilyn Smull Nancy Sosnowski Mr. and Mrs. George Spindler Craig and Emily Stankiewicz Mr. and Mrs. F. Stankiewicz Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Starschack Christopher & Kristie Stern Tom & Kathie Stokes Mr. C Edward Straka Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Stratton In Honor of the Stratton/Barnes Families Toni Substalae Mr. and Mrs. Lenard Swanson Bret and Bobbie Thomas Beverly and William Todhunter Mr. Rene Torrado
Mr. Jay Tremblay and Ms. Jannice Koors Mr. Michael Tyrrell Mr. Lawrence Ulanski Mr. James Vezina Mr. Paul Waas Ms. Catherine Wall Ms. Patricia Webster Mr. and Mrs. William Weis Mr. and Mrs. Richard Welcome Mr. and Mrs. Brian Whitlock Ian and Emily Wildenborg In Memory of Vincent Carto John Winters Jr. In Honor of John Winters, Sr. Ann Wise Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Yonych Jr. Deb and Ray Zanger Ms. Julita Zara Mr. Jeffrey Zielke Mr. Gerald Zurek
Annual Fund CATC received gifts and pledges to the Annual Fund totaling nearly $330,000 from over 160 donors. We are grateful for the generous support to the Annual Fund from the following benefactors. A Friend Mr. and Mrs. Juan Acevedo AIG Ms. Diane Amatangelo Anonymous (9) Anonymous In Honor of the Sabones familiy Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anderson Mr. Thomas Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Antonik Mr. and Mrs. Martin Banaszek In Honor of Barbara Banaszek Mr. and Mrs. Karl Barnickol III Mr. Mike Benigno In Honor of Dominic Benigno Helen V. Brach Foundation Mike and Margaret Brennan Ms. Sue Brieger Margaret and Eugene Bruckert The Brumley Family Mr. and Mrs. George Buhrfeind Nancy S. Burke In Honor of Oonagh and Tadhg Moriarty Ms. Audrey Butler Ms. Jon Carroll Mr. and Mrs. Todd Cassidy In Honor of Mary Reiling Dr. and Dr. Pavil Cherian In Honor of Mary Reiling Chicago Abrasive Company Edward X Clinton Sr. Ms. Michelle Coe Mr. William Conlon and Ms. Patsy Habicht Philip H. Corboy Foundation Mr. David Craig and Ms. Joan Bieler Robert Cummings and Annette Bacola Ms. Alicia Dale Ms. Loretta Daley The Loretta M. Daley Charitable Gift Fund Annette and Frank Daly Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Darnell Carolyn Davis In Honor of Jonathan and Clare Davis Virgil and Herminia de Rama Mr. and Mrs. Norman Dick Mr. and Mrs. Brian Duffy Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dunkel Mr. Jack Ehlinger and Ms. Jean Sweet Ehlinger Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Emerson Ms. Teri Feeny Dr. David A. and Gerry Finley Mr. William Fox William and Jacqueline Friedewald The Gamraths Ms. Joan Giardina
Ernest and Carolyn Gibson In Honor of our granddaughter, Mackenzie Capers Mrs. Imelda Gomez Colleen Gorman Ms. Betty Griffin In Honor of Aaron Holton Loren and Alice Gunderson Daniel P Haerther Charitable Trust Ted and Kristen Hamer Healthcare Services Corporation Mr. Liam Healy and Ms. Roseanne Loftus Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herber Michael E. Hobbs Mr. Hubert Holton Shirley A. Hughes Ms. Margaret Ann Hunter Jack and Lee Jashelski Carol B. Johnson Mr. and Mrs. Paul Johnson Ms. Carol Jones Mary Alice and Bill Jovan Mrs. Rosalind Kay In Memory of Conrad M. Kay Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Kent Sister Marise Kessler Ms. Mattie Kimbro Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kirshner Mr. and Mrs. John Kosmala Cherie Balan and Jeff Kraus Mr. Byron Lee and Ms. Audrey Williams-Lee Mr. and Mrs. Robert Loquercio Barbara Rooney and Francis Macknica Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mangan Mr. and Mrs. John Manley Ms. Kymberly Marrinson In Memory of James Vaffis Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mazurowski Mr. Jim McDermott Mr. and Mrs. John McDonough Jim & Kelly McShane Mrs. Suzanne Merna Mr. Thomas Merritt Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller Mr. and Mrs. Robert Molloy Katie and Greg Mooney Maryellen Mufich Mr. Barrett Murphy and Ms. Lynn Lockwood Murphy Mrs. Katherine Murphy Mr. and Mrs. William Murphy Mr. Daniel Murray In Memory of Fr. Bob McLaughlin Mr. and Mrs. Paul Noelke Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Notariano Ms. Kim Nugent Mr. and Mrs. John O’Rourke Jr.
Ms. Mary Palanchar Mrs. Shirley Peterson Ms. Patricia Plante Mr. and Mrs. Richard Price Florence Pruitt James M. Ragen Memorial Trust Mr. and Mrs. Leon Randolph Randolph Pharmarcy Mr. Steven Rehkemper Ms. Marvin Rehkemper Renaissance Charitable Foundation Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Brian Rigby Samuel and Josephine Rizzo Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Roberts Jacob and Delores Robinson Mr. and Mrs. John Robinson Ms. Barbara Rooney Jack and Sue Saletta Mr. and Mrs. Trinidad Sandoval Dad’s Basketball In Honor of Mary Reiling Ms. Eileen Serafine Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sheehan Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Sheerin The Smiling Otter Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Gibson Smith Dr. Stephen Soppet Mr. and Mrs. John Stark Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swanborn Ms. Paula Sykes Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Taitz In Honor of Keith Cook Mr. and Mrs. John Tatum In Honor of Sula Baye Mr. Jerome Tutaj Peter and Janice Urban Mr. and Mrs. Richard Van Arnam Mr. and Mrs. S. Richard Van Horne III John and Suzanne Van Pelt B.J. and Wally Vieregg Ms. Catherine Wall Mr. and Mrs. James Walsh Mr. and Mrs. Matt Walsh III The Walsh Foundation Andrew J. Weigert and Kathleen Maas Weigert Mr. and Mrs. W. Rockwell Wirtz Ms. Brenna Berman and Mr. Kendrew Witt Mr. and Mrs. Brian Wolf Dr. Arlethia L. Wright Mr. and Mrs. Billal Zaman Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Zemper Ms. Arlene Zimmerman
Generosity 2014 Golf Outing, Golf for the Kids On September 15, the annual golf outing brought 162 golfers out to swing the club for scholarship. The day included a luncheon, round of golf and dinner with special guest speaker, Bill Daley. Mr. Daley captivated the audience with stories from his time traveling the world with former President Bill Clinton to high pressured moments in the situation room with President Obama. We are grateful to our golf committee and event chairs Ernie Talarico, Ron Ventura and Rick Sabones for helping us with this wonderful event which raised over $176,500 for scholarships. Special thanks to our donors and sponsors listed below. A Friend ABCO Electrical Construction & Design, LLC AMO Corporation of Alabama Mr. Michael Anderson Anonymous Mr. Andreas Antoniou and Ms. Pam Farley Apex Consulting Engineers, LLC Ativo Capital Management Auto Image Plus Inc. Barnes & Thornburg, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Brett Baron Beermann Pritikin Mirabelli Swerdlove, LLP Mr. and Mrs. Albert Boumenot David and Jennifer Bryant Cars.com Mr. Theodore Cesarz Mr. Jaime Chandler Clifton Larson Allen, LLP Dr. Catherine Clinton and Mr. Edward Clinton Collins Engineers, Inc. Mr. Ronald Colosimo Rev. Christian and Anne Coon Mr. and Mrs. Eric Cunningham Mr. Richard M. Daley Mr. and Mrs. John Dâ€™Arco Digital Air Strike Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Dowd
Dowd & Dowd Educational Associates of Alabama, Inc. Mr. Charles Frank Freeborn and Peters Mr. and Mrs. Jay Freshwater George K. Baum & Company Mr. Liam Healy and Ms. Roseanne Loftus Mr. Ronald Hejna and Ms. Nohemi Puente Mr. and Mrs. John Higgins Mr. and Mrs. John Honney Greg and Kaycee Hopwood Hub International Midwest LTD Mr. and Mrs. Paul R.T. Johnson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Tim Kinner Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Kirk Mr. John Lehrer Mat Leasing, Inc. Medius Home Systems Mesirow Financial Milhouse Engineering and Construction, Inc. Mr. Arthur Miller Mizuho Securities USA Inc Morgan Stanley Mr. Barrett Murphy and Ms. Lynn Lockwood Murphy MZI Group Mr. and Mrs. Michael Nelligan Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Neuendorf
Oak Street Real Estate Capital, LLC Osman Construction Corporation P.D.R. Premium Dent Repair Inc. Mr. Joseph Panfil Dr. Halina Miglus and Mr. Patrick Patterson Mr. and Mrs. Richard Price Quest Food Management Services Mr. John Rante Ms. Barbara Reitz Mr. and Mrs. John Robinson Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano and Mr. Donald Romano Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Rooney Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Rozier Mr. John Rundgren Ms. Marsha Serlin Mr. and Mrs. Mark Skender The Skender Foundation Steve and Gail Taggart Talro Insurance Agency, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thomas Ronald and Lara Ventura The Warranty Group Wintrust Wealth Services WTMX, WILV, WDRV
2014 Team CATC Bank of America Chicago Marathon In 2014, four runners completed the Bank of America Chicago Marathon as members of the inaugural Team CATC. Through miles of training and support from friends and family, runners raised $10,330 for scholarships. We thank donors who supported our runners and acknowledge our 2014 team members. The following gifts were made in support of marathoner Paul Manzano Dr. Michael Arvan and Ms. Arlene Sanoy Dr. and Mrs. Honorio Benzon Dr. Hubert Benzon Mr. Miguel Campodonico Mr. and Mrs. David Egan Mr. and Mrs. John Honney Mr. Curtis Mann Dr. Edmundo Manzano Ms. Kymberly Marrinson Mr. and Mrs. Frank Russo Patrick and Andrea Unzicker Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wilhelm The following gifts were made in support of marathoner Paul Montes Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Bailey Mr. Randall Caldwell Mr. and Mrs. Bill Cooper Mr. Neale Freeman Mr. and Mrs. John Honney Mr. Jason Jordan and Ms. Jennifer Ivanelli Mr. Michael Kasper and Ms. Laura Liu Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Kirk Mr. Vernon Lockhart Ms. Kymberly Marrinson Paul and Deb McDonald Ms. Nathania Montes Mrs. Peggy Montes Ms. Pia Montes Mr. and Mrs. Terry Phillips Mr. Yosef Pollack Ms. Laura Spretnjak Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Swanborn
Mr. Kurt Taute and Ms. Michelle Adams Mr. Felipe Torres Castro Ronald and Lara Ventura The following gifts were made in support of marathoner Lynn Lockwood Murphy A Friend Mr. Gary Spangler and Ms. Julie Aimen-Spangler Mr. David Boul Mr. and Mrs. Albert Boumenot Ms. Mary Ellen Caron Mr. and Mrs. John Durkin Jr. Mr. and Mrs. David Fleming Mr. Geoffrey Goldberg and Mrs. Lynne Remington Mr. and Mrs. John Hartman Mr. Lonnie Jenkins and Mr. John Balester Jenkins Mr. Evan Johnson Katherine and Georgia Johnson Ms. Victoria Lautman Ms. Ruth Lednicer Ms. Barbara Leland Ms. Amy Lerman Ms. Kymberly Marrinson Mrs. Katherine Murphy Mrs. Jennifer Olson Mr. and Mrs. Barry Pollard Mr. Michael Robillard Mrs. Yumi Ross Mr. Richard Sabones and Mrs. Clare Hennessy Sabones Ms. Heidi Wackrow Ms. Lisa Winkel
The following gifts were made in support of marathoner Ani Zotti â€˜05 Ms. Julia Butz Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Darnell Miss Marguerite Emhof Ms. Emily Fink Ms. Emma Forster Ms. Margaret Forster Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Fruin Ms. Lucy Honold Mr. Luke Howley Vetone Ivezaj Mr. Sean Kelly Ms. Hannah Kittel Ms. Connie Krashoc Mr. and Mrs. David Majerus Ms. Kymberly Marrinson Ms. Ella Mitchell Mr. Hao Shen Miss Victoria Stulgis Ms. Claire Thom Mr. Ed Zotti and Ms. Mary Lubben Mr. Ryan Zotti Mr. William Zotti
2015 Annual Scholarship Dinner Celebrating 25 Years of Generosity and Impact Peg and Steve Lombardo and Mary Reiling were honored with the Founders Award and Heart of the Crossroads Award at our Annual Scholarship dinner on May 8, 2015. The Lombardos were longtime benefactors of CATC as grandparents of current students and their daugther’s work as an FXW teacher. For Ms. Reiling, her years of service as Head of School of FXW gave her direct opportunities to work with CATC in their mission of supporting students with financial need at the school. More importantly, her work in growing and leading the community of FXW, for nearly 10 years, highlights her service and impact to the school, its students and families. In addition to recognition of these honorees, FXW alumna and scholarship recipient, Carla Lynn Smith ’99 shared her personal story with guests. The evening also celebrated CATC’s 25th anniversary and recognized FXW alumni and past CATC scholars and families. The dinner, which was organized by Co-Chairs Pamella Capitanini and Pam Farley and their dedicated volunteers, raised over $400,000 for CATC scholarships and hosted a sell-out crowd of 450 guests at the Four Seasons Chicago. We are grateful for the following Scholarship Dinner donors and sponsors. A Friend Mr. Andreas Antoniou and Ms. Pam Farley Anonymous Ardmore Associates Ariel Capital Management, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. David Ariola Mr. and Mrs. Fred Barbara Colleen Cassell and Bob Barrett Mr. and Mrs. Matt Basil Mr. and Mrs. Peter Bedell Dr. and Mrs. Honorio Benzon In Honor of Mary Reiling Mr. Joseph Borkowski and Ms. Kristine Penn Mr. and Mrs. Albert Boumenot Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Britton Mr. Jeffrey Brown and Ms. Susan Fortino-Brown David and Jennifer Bryant
Mr. and Mrs. David Bryant Mr. and Mrs. Greg Buseman Al and Pam Capitanini Alfredo and Ada Capitanini Foundation Ms. Mary Ellen Caron Mr. and Mrs. John Casale Dr. and Mrs. John Cherf Drs. Sreekant and Madhavi Cherukuri Mr. Edward Chez Mr. and Mrs. Brian Collins Drs. Frederman and Rosibell Concepcion Mr. Sean Conroy and Ms. Nora Daley Philip H. Corboy Foundation Mr. George Courtney and Ms. Patricia Cowhey The Honorable Richard M. Daley Mr. and Mrs. William Daley Mr. and Mrs. Michael DeSantiago
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Di Silvestro Mr. and Mrs. Vincent DiBenedetto Ms. Julie Danis and Mr. Paul Donahue Mr. Guy Drake III The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust Mr. John Drummond in Honor of Steve and Peg Lombardo Ms. Danielle Drummond Mr. and Mrs. John Durkin Jr. Dr. Julius Few Jr. In Honor of Mary Reiling Bob and Lisa Fitzsimmons Joe and Adriana Flerlage Mr. William Fox In Honor of Mary Reiling Fred Barbara Investments Mr. Louis Freidheim
Mr. and Mrs. Jay Freshwater Mr. David Gamperl and Ms. Anna Davlantes The Honorable Celia Gamrath and Mr. Robert Gamrath Lois, Dennis & David Gates Raymond and Joyce Genus In Honor of Mary Reiling George K. Baum & Company Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Gibbons Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Haley Mr. Patrick Harney and Ms. Mary Jo Gill-Harney Mr. Liam Healy and Ms. Roseanne Loftus Mr. and Mrs. Arnette Heintze Mr. and Mrs. John Higgins Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hollub Sr. Jackson Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Yusef Jackson Jeffrey Grant Brown, P.C. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Jelinek In Honor of Mary Reiling Mr. Cedric Jones Mr. Edward Joyce In Honor of Steve and Peg Lombardo Michael and Sheila Kailus In Honor of Mary Reiling Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Kavanaugh Tim and Mary Ann Keneally Amy and Tim Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Craig Kouri Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Lannen Mr. and Mrs. Mark Lara Mrs. Gaile Leahy Mr. and Mrs. David Lee Ms. Amy Eshleman and Ms. Lori Lightfoot Steve and Peg Lombardo Joseph and Lisa Lopez Loquercio Auto Group Mr. and Mrs. Robert Loquercio Mr. and Mrs. Michael Mackey
Mr. and Mrs. Mark MacLeod Mr. and Mrs. Paul Manzano Mr. and Mrs. Terrence McCann Mike & Bridget McDermott Mr. and Mrs. Bernard McDonald Mr. and Ms. Robert McDonald Mrs. Lyn Z. McKeaney Mrs. Suzanne Merna Mesirow Financial Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Micheli Midland Metal Products Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mills Mr. Barrett Murphy and Ms. Lynn Lockwood Murphy Mr. and Mrs. Peter Nagle The Nelson Family Mr. Terry Newman In Honor of Steve and Peg Lombardo Dr. Katherine Nicklin and Mr. Oliver Nicklin Ms. Janice Niederriter Father Paul Novak Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Oâ€™Neill Mr. and Mrs. James Papajohn Mr. Jeffrey Patton and Ms. Ying Zhao Steven B. Pearlman & Associates Mr. Steven B. Pearlman Power Distributing, LLC Ms. Carolann Randall Mr. and Mrs. William Randall Ms. Kathleen Randolph Mr. Paul Reaumond and Ms. Chloe Reaumond Ms. Mary Reiling Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano and Mr. Donald Romano Ms. Patricia Rooney Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Rooney Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rose Drs. Christopher and Theresa Ross Mr. and Mrs. Gary Rozier Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ruebenson
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Russo Mr. Richard Sabones and Mrs. Clare Hennessy Sabones Mr. and Mrs. Murad Sabzali Mr. and Mrs. Paul Samano In Honor of Mary Reiling Mr. and Mrs. Richard Sawicz Ms. Marsha Serlin Mr. Gregory Simon and Ms. Barbara Coghlan Simple Truth Communication Partners Mr. Richard Sinclair and Ms. Natasha Esprey Sinclair The Skender Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Mark Skender Ms. Susan Sperling Mr. Enrique Suarez and Ms. Leonora Georgeoglou Steve and Gail Taggart Ms. Cherryl Thomas Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tobin Mr. Tommy Trucco Mrs. Eve Tyree United Scrap Metal, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Valenti Mr. and Mrs. John Vance Ronald and Lara Ventura VMD Investments LLC Dr. and Mrs. Roman Voyteskhovskiy Mr. David Wagner and Ms. Gigi Vaffis Mr. and Mrs. James Walsh The Walsh Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Matt Walsh III Mr. and Mrs. William Weinsheimer Mr. Steven Weiss Mr. and Mrs. David Wieland Mr. Daniel Winters Wintrust Wealth Services Dr. and Mrs. Edward Yaghmour Mr. Marcel Yonan and Ms. Charlotte Wager
Ultimate Family Playdate Welcoming our newest students and families The 2015 Ultimate Family Playdate brought many little ones to the Old St. Pat’s campus for a chance to meet new friends and have some fun. We thank co-chairs Kathy Ginder, Janet Lara, Nazy Saidi and Shweta Stuart for their dedication and vision in putting on this great playdate for our newest students and for raising $14,005 for CATC scholarships. Special thanks to our 2015 Donors. Anonymous Luc and Layla Hartley
Mr. and Mrs. Terrence McCann Mr. and Mrs. Murad Sabzali
Mr. George Schaefer and Ms. Molly McShane
In Kind Donations We are grateful to the following individuals or organizations who provided in kind donations to events and activities that took place in the 2014-2015 fiscal year. All About Dance Mr. Andreas Antoniou and Ms. Pam Farley Arctic Zone The Chicago Blackhawks BL Auto Group Brix Bubbles Academy Mr. and Mrs. Alfredo Capitanini Cat & Mouse Games The Chicago Architecture Foundation
Chef John Coletta Richard H. Driehaus Lead Charitable Trust The Flower Firm LTD. Mr. David Gamperl and Ms. Anna Davlantes Anthony Gowder Designs, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Kelley Mr. and Mrs. Gaynor Kelley Li’l Buds Little Beans Cafe Mr. and Mrs. Bob Loquercio
Monogram Magic Mr. and Mrs. John O’Rourke Quartino Ristorante and Wine Bar Quest Food Management Services Sew Crafty Studio SHRED415 Mr. and Mrs. Richard Stephens WGN Radio Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wirtz
Alumni Giving Back The 25th Anniversary Alumni Scholarship Fund In honor of FXW’s 25th Anniversary, alumni were asked to help pave the way for the boys and girls following in their footsteps by making a donation to the Children at the Crossroads Foundation. This was the first time Alumni were collectively asked to donate to their alma mater. Through their direct gifts or financial participation at events, they were able to raise more than half of one full scholarship. We congratulate and thank them for supporting and investing in the future of an FXW student. Anonymous (2) Mr. Nico Antoniou ‘10 Ms. Zoe Antoniou ‘08 Mr. Joseph Bedalow ‘99 Ms. Michelle Coe Ms. Elena Cohn ‘06 Mr. Charlie Corrigan ‘15 Mr. Patrick Durkin ‘11 Mr. Jack Durkin ‘08 Mr. and Mrs. Sean Durkin Bob and Lisa Fitzsimmons Mr. William Fitzsimmons ‘08 Mr. Michael Fuchs ‘09 Ms. Sherry Gentry In Honor of William Gentry ‘10
Mr. Kyle Gordon ‘01 Mr. Robert Gordon ‘00 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Herber Ms. Margaret Hermanek ‘01 Mr. James Johnson ‘15 Ms. Lesley Johnson ‘99 Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kirshner Mr. Julian Kirshner ‘05 Mr. Zion Mallette ‘14 In Memory of Elaine Hines Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Marasso ‘00 Ms. Mary Jo O’Brien Ms. Catherine O’Connor ‘07 Ms. Megan O’Connor ‘07 Mr. and Mrs. William Randall ‘99
Mr. Isaiah Randolph ‘04 Ms. Miriam Randolph ‘09 Mr. and Mrs. Leon Randolph Mr. Paul Reaumond and Ms. Chloe Reaumond ‘99 Mr. Ronald Risden Mr. Phillip Spingola ‘03 Mr. Thomas Tujo Jr. ‘98 Ms. Anne Walsh ‘11 Mr. and Mrs. John Walsh Ms. Prudence Wong ‘08 Mr. Alonzo Yelvington ‘14 Mr. Alex Zurek ‘05
Giving The 2013-2014 Year in Annual Giving Scholarship Sunday In partnership with Holy Name Cathedral and Old St. Patrick parishes, Scholarship Sunday annual collections raised nearly $98,000 for the 2014 fiscal year. Funds generated from Scholarship Sunday ensure that outstanding achievement remains in the ethnically, economically, spiritually diverse community of bright students and gifted teachers that call The Frances Xavier Warde School home. Ms. Elma Abesamis Mr. and Mrs. Michael Ahern Mr. and Mrs. James Aldrich Dr. and Mrs. Dominic J. Allocco A.J. and Kathleen Almaney Mr. Theodore Amberg Ms. Corene Anderson In Honor of Lisa Marie Anderson McAmis Anonymous (14) Mr. Eric Baguisa and Mrs. Jennifer Angeles-Baguisa Mr. and Mrs. Ned Anschuetz Ms. Soledad Aono Mr. James Archer Ms. Susan Armbruster Mr. and Mrs. Alan Baer Mr. Bryan Barlow Bridget Barnicle In Honor of Bridget Barnickle Mrs. Fay Barreca Ms. Maria Barreto Mr. Patrick Barrett Michael and Maureen Barry Eugene and Beth Bastedo Mrs. Janet Beattie Ms. Sharon Beaudion In Honor of James Beaudion Sr. and Jr. Ms. Roberta Beckert Michelle Bella Jeffrey W. Benton Dr. and Mrs. Honorio Benzon Biogen Idec BL Block Construction & Development Group Inc. John and Barbara Blair Kathleen M. Boege Mr. and Mrs. Steve Bonneau Ms. Anita Bontuyan Peggy Boyer Mr. John Bradshaw Eileen Brady Ms. Therese Brady Mr. and Mrs. Harry Braunlich Diane S. Brazil William Brennan and Ann Krilcich Ms. Christine Brewer
Mr. Richard Brown Mr. Daniel Brunnert Mr. Christopher Buch Bryce Bulman Lou Ann Burkhardt Robert Bussa Mary J. Cahillane Ms. Mary Canavan Ms. Patricia Canedo Ms. Mirtha Capiro Mr. J. Dollard Carey Mr. Eric Carlson and Mrs. Dana Perez Carlson Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Carlson Richard and Ann Carr Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Carto Jr. In Memory of Vincent Carto Jan Caruso Joseph Cassidy Mr. and Mrs. Donald Cassil Mr. and Mrs. Frank Casto Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Chmielewski Ms. Noreen Coady Ms. Sheila Cockerell Mr. Michael Concannon and Ms. Julie Burke-Concannon Mr. and Mrs. William Condon Ms. Mary Coughlan Bill Cowhey & Dorothy Nelson Mr. Thomas Coyle Dan and Jayne Coyne Mr. Thomas Cramer and Ms. Margaret Ann McCarthy Tony and Joyce Crement Ms. Patricia Cronert Cuevas Family Mr. Thomas Cullen Robert Cummings and Annette Bacola Ms. Catherine Daly Annette and Frank Daly MaryAnn and Tom dâ€™Ambrosio Mr. Richard Danaher In Memory of RoxAnne Rochester Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Danahy Malcolm A. Deam Jeff and Lara Delheimer
Rita M. Dempsey Frances A. Dennis Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Di Leonardi Sr. Salvatore Di Menza Mr. and Mrs. Joseph DiCara Mr. and Mrs. James DiDomenico Ms. Louise Dieterle Alfonso and Adrienne Directo Mr. Michael Doherty Mr. Charles Dold Marie Therese Donahue In Honor of Thomas J. Kirby Doonan Family Trust Mr. William Duch Mr. and Mrs. John Duffy Ms. Leslie Dummitt James and Susan Dykehouse In Memory of Anne Kuncius Anne Egger Karl and Arlette Engelmann Ms. Laura Evans Mr. and Mrs. Edward Evert Sue and Tim Evon Mr. and Mrs. William Facinelli Mr. and Mrs. William Paul Farmer Ms. Joanne Farrell David Ficke Ms. Jacqueline Fitzgerald Mr. and Mrs. Michael Flavin Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Foley Ms. Patricia Folland Carol A. Forney Mr. William Francik Jr. John and Nancy Furr Ms. Nancy Gajewski Kevin and Kathleen Gallagher Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gareis Mr. and Mrs. John Gaynor Ms. Eileen Geary Mr. and Mrs. Mark Gehrman Ms. Rosabina Gino Ms. Margaret Gipson John R. Glancy Ms. Patricia Gleason Mr. James Goodridge and Mrs. Joan Riley Jackie Gordon
Robert M. Gordon Ms. Mary Jo Graf Mr. Michael Green Carole Griggs Marilyn Grogan Ms. Anne Gross Mr. and Mrs. John Hagan Mr. and Mrs. Gary Hallenbeck Mr. and Mrs. James Hardek Leonard and Ann Harsy Ms. Susan Hayes Gordon and Mr. Thomas Gordon Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Head Mr. and Mrs. George Heidkamp Maureen Hellwig Joe and Diane Hemker The Hennessy Family Mr. Michael Hermsen and Ms. Elizabeth Patterson Mel Cooney-Higgins Ken and Lori Hiltz Michael E. Hobbs Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Hogan Mr. Thomas Hogan Mr. Mario Hollemans Ms. Denise Hood Ms. Charlene Hopp Conarty Charles E Horn and Mary C Horn Mr. Raymond Hufnagel John Hug and Maria Corpuz Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hurst Mr. and Ms. Artemio Ignacio Ms. Joan Istrate Halima M. Jabulani Mr. Louis Jackson Jr. Ms. Lucille James Mr. and Ms. Dennis Jensen Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Johnson Ms. Ana Marie Jopson Mr. Richard Kaczmarek Ms. Virginia Kaczynski Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Kadjan Mr. Yaw Kankam Leslie Karr Bob & Mary Ellen Kastenholz John P. Keating Jr. John and Joanne Keefe In Memory of John and Mable Keefe Ms. Judith Kelly Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Keneally Bill and Mary Kay Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. Alan Kerr Ms. Anne Marie Kerrins Ms. Antoinette Kieres Thomas and Susan Kilian Mr. and Mrs. Chris Knapcik Marion F. Knox Ms. Janet Kocal Mr. and Mrs. David Kodama Jr. Ms. Mary Koleno David and Patty Kovacs Ms. Susan Kovacs Walt Kowalczyk
Andrew Kozimor Mr. Stanley Koziol Ms. Eileen Kristl Paula Kelly Krupka Ms. Ruth Kubancek Lisa Kueng Ms. Carolyn La Gioia Mr. and Ms. Wilfred Ladd Ms. Anne Lang Mr. Michael Lappe and Ms. Mary Phelan Lappe Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Le Duc Karen Lechowich Catherine Leyser In Honor of Alice Condon Ms. Elaine Libovicz Corbin and Debbie Lirot Steve & Peg Lombardo Ms. Carole Long Elise Loversky Mr. and Mrs. James Lucas Ms. Frances Luehrs Robert and Sommer Luzynczyk Mr. and Mrs. Ricardo Machado John J. Maher Andrew Makowski Anthony Markiewicz Mr. and Mrs. Weston Marsh John and Jane Martin Mr. William Marutzky Rena D. Marzen Ms. Eileen Massura Ms. Leaura Materassi-Eaton Ms. Jane Matz Ms. Dana Mavros Mr. Mark Mazanec Ms. Mary McCauley Deacon Mike McCloskey Mr. and Mrs. Daniel McGrath Edward McKeown
Ms. Juanita McKinney Mary Ann and Jim McLean Michael and Gayle McMurry N. McNally Jim & Kelly McShane Ms. Maria Mere Albert and Maria Michelon Mr. Kurt Miller Mr. George Millitzer Ms. A Kathleen Moeller Mrs. Virginia Mondragon Mary Patricia Monhart Ms. Maureen Mooney The Rev. William Moriarity Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Moriarty Ms. Mary Ellen Moriarty Maryellen Mufich Mr. John Mulroy Jr. Ann M. Murphy Mr. James Murray In Memory of Lynn T. Murray Mr. and Mrs. John Murtagh Dorothy M. Mus Ed and Kathy Napleton Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nash Ted and Stacy Nebel Gayle Nicosia Mr. Gregory Nie Ms. Mary Lee Norswether Helen E. Novak Ms. Kim Nugent Mr. and Mrs. Terrence O’Connor Adele O’Donnell Ms. Anna O’Donnell Mary Ellen and Ray O’Donnell Mr. and Mrs. James J. O’Donnell Mr. and Mrs. Ricland O’Heir Mr. and Mrs. John Okonek
Grace Jo P. O’Leary In honor of the excellent education I recieved in Mt. Lebanon, PA Jeff and Katie Olsen Jamie O’Malley Mr. and Mrs. Richard O’Toole Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Owens Gina Page Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Parker Nicholas Patrick and Nicole Poropat Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Patt Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pecoraro PepsiCo Foundation Matching Gifts Program Ms. Jo Ann Pinetti Mr. and Mrs. Frank Piorkowski Patricia Polich Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Portman Thomas S. Postek Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Pressel Prudential Foundation Matching Gift Program Ms. Linda Quinones Ms. Mary Reed In Memory of Violet Reed and Harold Reed Mr. and Mrs. Matt Reese P. Kevin Reidy Mr. and Mrs. David Reidy Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Reuland Sheila T. Reynolds Mr. Thomas Reynolds Ed and Mary Beth Riley Mr. Paul Rink Sara Rinke Mr. and Mrs. John Risacher Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ritschel
Mario and Mary Alice Rizzo Mr. Christopher Robertson In Memory of Betty Robertson Ms. Vivian Roney Mr. Anthony Rossi Mr. Michael Rubino and Ms. Charlene Alderette Ms. Cathy Rudolphi In Honor of Jack and Liam McCreery Jill and Robert Runke Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ryan Mr. and Ms. Chuck Ryan William and Lisa Ryan Ms. Cathy Sawyers Mr. and Mrs. T.B. Scheckel Mr. and Mrs. Garry Scheuring Mr. Christopher Schneider Mr. Michael Schubert Dana Schueller Mr. David Sennett Dr. and Mrs. Harry L. Sheehy Ms. Kathryn Sheil Mike and Lee Shinners Walter W. Siebert Richard and Linda Sieracki Jeff and Mary Kay Touhy Silverman Mr. Theodore Sinars and Ms. Lynn Scheir Larry and Susan Slad Ms. Maureen Slavin Ms. Susanne Smith Ms. Marilyn Smull Mr. and Mrs. David Spada Mr. and Mrs. Francis Stankiewicz Christopher & Kristie Stern Mr. William A. Stickland Tom & Kathie Stokes Peter Strittmatter
Toni Substalae Mr. and Mrs. Jim Sulkowski Sun Microsystems Bret and Bobbie Thomas Mr. Edward Tobin Beverly and William Todhunter John Traub Mr. Jay Tremblay and Ms. Jannice Koors Ms. Angel Trichak Mr. Michael Tyrrell Peter and Janice Urban US Bancorp Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Vaccarello Farrah and Gabriel Velazquez Mr. James Vezina Mr. Paul Waas Mr. Carl Waldschmidt Ms. Sally Wales Dr. Vivian A. Walkosz Ms. Marjorie Ward Ms. Patricia Webster Mr. Brian Whitlock Mr. and Mrs. John Wildenborg In Memory of Vincent Carto Ian and Emily Wildenborg In Memory of Vincent Carto Wildenborg Stained Glass Restoration, Inc In Memory of Vincent Carto Mr. Robert Williams Ann Wise Carole G. Zander* Ms. Julita Zara Mr. Jeffrey Zielke Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Zurek Chris and Sarah Zweidinger *deceased
Annual Fund The Annual Giving program was once again a bright spot on CATC’s philanthropic horizon. Thank you to those who contributed to the 2013-14 Annual Fund. On behalf of our scholarship students and families, we are grateful for this outstanding commitment to the mission of CATC. Your support provided scholarship assistance to students attending The Frances Xavier Warde School. A Friend Ms. Diane Amatangelo In Honor of Lucia and Colin Ross and Luc and Layla Hartley Cheryl Amirparviz Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Anderson Mr. and Mrs. Richard Anderson Bill and Diane Anderson Anonymous (2) Fred Barbara Investments Mr. and Mrs. Fred Barbara Mr. Bryan Barlow Mr. and Mrs. Karl Barnickol III Helen V. Brach Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Craig Braham Mrs. Edward Brennan Mike and Margaret Brennan Margaret and Eugene Bruckert The Brumley Family Nancy S. Burke In Honor of Oonagh and Tadhg Moriarty CNA Foundation Ms. Patricia Canedo Mr. Paul Carlisle Ms. Mary Ellen Caron Ms. Candace Chesler Chicago Abrasive Company Mrs. Marilyn Cicero Edward X Clinton Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Linford Coleman, Sr. Mrs. Jane Conarchy Alison Conlon The Philip H. Corboy Foundation David Coronna and Gail Mrozowski Ms. Catherine Coughlin In Honor of Marsha Serlin’s Birthday Ms. Alicia Dale The Loretta M. Daley Charitable Gift Fund Ms. Loretta Daley Annette and Frank Daly Carolyn Davis In Honor of Jonathan and Clare Davis Virgil and Herminia de Rama Malcolm A. Deam Mr. and Mrs. Norman Dick Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doherty Mr. and Mrs. James Dore The Dover Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Paul Duncan Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Dunkel Ms. Karen Dyer Mr. and Ms. Jack Ehlinger
Enron Corporation Mr. and Mrs. Javier Fajardo Ms. Teri Feeny Dr. and Mrs. David Ficke Dr. David A. and Gerry Finley Mr. William Fox William and Jacqueline Friedewald The Gamraths Raymond and Joyce Genus In Celebration of Barb Banaszek’s retirement Dale and Mary Gerding Ms. Darlene Gianotti In Honor of Jack Miller Ernest and Carolyn Gibson in Honor of our granddaughter, Mackenzie Capers Colleen Gorman Mr. Kevin Gratkowski Marilyn Grogan Mr. and Mrs. Dietrich Gross Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Gross Daniel P Haerther Charitable Trust Ms. Mary Halpin, Ph.D.
Healthcare Services Corporation Mr. Liam Healy and Ms. Roseanne Loftus Mr. Ronald Hejna and Ms. Nohemi Puente Ms. Margaret Hermanek Mr. Elbert L. Hines Mr. Richard Hirschl Mr. and Mrs. George Holley Mr. and Mrs. Michael Hollub Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Holton Mr. Richard Sutton and Ms. Diane Hubert Shirley A. Hughes Russell R. Iacono Mr. and Mrs. Robert Jackson In Celebration of Barb Banaszek’s retirement Jack and Lee Jashelski Ms. Carol Johnson Mary Alice and Bill Jovan Diane Kallenback Bill and Mary Kay Kennedy Ms. Mattie Kimbro Ms. Sharisse Kimbro Mr. and Ms. Earl Kirshner Mr. and Mrs. John Kosmala
Michael and Patricia Kremin Paula Kelly Krupka Mr. Byron Lee and Ms. Audrey Williams-Lee Ann L. Lightfoot Ms. and Mr. Kathleen Maas Weigert Pat Mahoney Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mangan Mr. and Mrs. John Manley Marine Services Corporation Ms. Dolores McAvoy Mrs. Evelyn McCreery Mr. and Ms. Robert McDonald In Honor of Mary Ellen Caron and Debbie Marchese Jim & Kelly McShane Mr. J. A. Mena Mr. Thomas Merritt Mr. and Mrs. Vacek Miglus Mr. and Mrs. Robert Miller Mr. Dirk Mueller-Ingrand and Ms. Anjana Dalal Maryellen Mufich Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Murphy Jr. Mr. and Mrs. William Murphy Katherine and Kingsley H. Murphy Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Nocerino Mr. and Mrs. Paul Noelke Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Notariano In Honor of the Notariano Family David Nurnberger and Kim Sarchet Mr. and Mrs. John O’Brien In Celebration of Barb Banaszek’s
retirement Mr. and Mrs. Kevin O’Hara Mr. and Mrs. John O’Rourke Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ottley Roger and Barbara Pattee Mr. and Mrs. Jon Patton In Honor of Clark Alexander Zhao Patton Mr. and Mrs. Richard Price Florence Pruitt James M Ragen Memorial Trust Ms. Kathleen Randolph Ms. Marvin Rehkemper Mr. Steven Rehkemper Mr. Edward Renner Mr. and Mrs. Brian Rigby Samuel and Josephine Rizzo Jacob and Delores Robinson William and Lisa Ryan Mrs. Lorraine Rybski Jack and Sue Saletta Mr. and Mrs. Salvador V. Salud Mr. Christopher Schwake In Memory of Richard Schiele Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sheehan Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Sheerin In Memory of Ruth H. Sheerin The Smiling Otter Foundation Dr. Stephen Soppet Ms. Annessa Staab In Memory of Richard Schiele Star Tribune Foundation Mr. and Ms. Don Suh
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Swanborn Ms. Mary Swopes Ms. Paula Sykes In Memory of James F. Sykes Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Taitz Mr. Jerome Tutaj Mrs. Eve Tyree Peter and Janice Urban Mr. and Mrs. S. Richard Van Horne III John and Suzanne Van Pelt B.J. and Wally Vieregg In Honor of Tea Tamburo Mr. and Mrs. Brian Waldron Ms. Catherine Wall Mr. and Mrs. James Walsh The Walsh Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Matt Walsh III Ms. Patricia Webster Rosemary and Phil White Mr. and Mrs. W. Rockwell Wirtz Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wirtz Dr. Arlethia L. Wright Mr. and Mrs. Billal Zaman Deb and Ray Zanger Ms. Arlene Zimmerman Mr. and Mrs. David Zorub Chris and Sarah Zweidinger
Generosity 2013 Golf Outing, Generosity on the Green 204 golfers and friends gathered at Harborside International Golf Course in September 2013 for a day of golf and philanthropy. The event sported the first ever ladies only activities. Gals on the Green included an early morning golf lesson, manicures and mimosas and ended with lunch. After a warm weather round of golf, our guest golfer, Chicago Bears legend, Mr. Dick Butkus, joined our attendees for cocktails and dinner. The evening ended with a viewing of the season opener of Monday Night Football. What a great mix of Greens and Gridiron! We would like to thank all who came out to support us that day. Due to the generosity of our event sponsors and donors, $164,000 was raised for CATC scholarships. Special thanks to event chairs Scott Hanlon, DJ Romano and their committee members for organizing such a great event. A Friend ABCO Electrical Construction & Design, LLC ABT Appliance Anonymous Mr. Andreas Antoniou and Ms. Pam Farley Mr. and Mrs. Delano Brazil David and Jennifer Bryant Ms. Mary Ellen Caron Mr. and Mrs. Robert Castanares Agatha Castanares Dr. Catherine Clinton and Mr. Edward Clinton CMGRP, Inc Mr. Thomas Collins Collins Engineers, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. John Dâ€™Arco Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Dobell Freeborn and Peters Mr. and Mrs. Jay Freshwater George K. Baum & Company Dr. and Mrs. Scott Hanlon HBK Engineering, LLC Mr. Liam Healy and Ms. Roseanne Loftus
Mr. and Mrs. John Higgins Higgins Development Partners, LLC Hogan Marren, Ltd. Mr. and Mrs. John Honney Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Kirk Kole Constuction Co. John and Joanne Koudounis Mr. Kevin Kowalski Laurus Strategies LYFE Kitchen Marina Cartage, Inc. Ms. Selma Martinez Mizuho Securities USA Inc Mr. and Mrs. Michael Moynihan Mr. and Mrs. Henry Munez Mr. Barrett Murphy and Ms. Lynn Lockwood Murphy MZI Group Mr. and Mrs. Michael Nelligan Mr. Terry Newman Dr. Halina Miglus and Mr. Patrick Patterson Power Distributing, LLC Prestige Distribution, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Reyes Reyes Kurson Law Mike and Maureen Roberts Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano and Mr. Donald Romano Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Rooney Sr. The Roosevelt Group/Roosevelt Media Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rose Ross Financial Services, Inc. Mr. John Rundgren Ms. Marsha Serlin Mr. and Mrs. Mark Skender The Skender Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Stratton Mr. and Mrs. Michael Szymanski Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tadin Steve and Gail Taggart Toltec Plumbing Contractors United Scrap Metal, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Valenti Ronald and Lara Ventura Wintrust Wealth Services
Annual Scholarship Dinner Honoring CATC’s Mission and Vision Nearly 360 guests gathered to support CATC’s mission and honor Jay McGreevy with the Founders Award and Richard M. Daley with the Heart of the Crossroads Award for their years of support and generosity to CATC. FXW alumni and scholarship recipient, Steven Freeman ’08 shared with guests the impact scholarship support had on his education and future. We are grateful to Scholarship Dinner Co-Chairs Pamella Capitanini and Molly Durkin and their committee members for their contributions of time and talent, which helped raise $258,000 to support CATC scholarships. A Friend ABT Appliance Mr. and Mrs. Robert Abt Mr. and Mrs. Dan Anderson Anonymous Ardmore Associates In Honor of Albert Boumenot and In Memory of Margaret C. Daley Ariel Capital Management, Inc. Dr. and Mrs. Ramy Bahu Mr. and Mrs. Fred Barbara Colleen Cassell and Bob Barrett Ms. Maureen Barton Mr. and Mrs. Matt Basil George K. Baum & Company Mr. David Boul Mr. and Mrs. Gregory Browne Al and Pam Capitanini Alfredo and Ada Capitanini Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Carolan Ms. Mary Ellen Caron Drs. Thomas and Lucy Caron Mr. and Mrs. Todd Cassidy Mr. and Mrs. Glen Caudill
Dr. and Mrs. John Cherf Ms. Michelle Coe Mr. and Mrs. Brian Collins Mr. Sean Conroy and Ms. Nora Daley Philip H. Corboy Foundation Mr. George Courtney and Ms. Patricia Cowhey Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Covalle Mr. Richard M. Daley Mr. William Daley and Ms. Bernadette Keller Mr. and Mrs. William Daley Mrs. Diane N. Dean In Honor of Jay McGreevy Mr. and Mrs. Robert Di Silvestro Mr. and Mrs. Brandon Dobell The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Dowd Mr. Guy Drake III The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust Mr. Richard Driehaus Mr. and Mrs. John Durkin Jr.
Joe and Adriana Flerlage Mr. William Fox Mr. and Mrs. Jay Freshwater The Honorable Celia Gamrath and Mr. Robert Gamrath Lois, Dennis & David Gates Mr. and Mrs. Howard Goldblatt Mr. Kyle Gordon Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Martin Gross Grosvenor Capital Management, L.P. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Haley Mr. Patrick Harney and Ms. Mary Jo Gill-Harney Hogan Marren, Ltd. Mr. Andrew Jahnke and Mrs. Amy Preston Mr. Lonnie Jenkins and Mr. John Balester Jenkins Mr. and Mrs. Steven Johnson Mr. Michael Jones Katten Muchin Rosenman Amy and Tim Kennedy Mr. and Mrs. James Kiley Mr. and Mrs. Gene Kinsella Mr. and Mrs. Fred Krehbiel
Joseph and Lisa Lopez Mr. and Mrs. Paul Manzano Mat Leasing, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. Kevin May Mr. and Mrs. Terrence McCann Mr. and Mrs. Bernard McDonald Mrs. Lyn Z. McKeaney Ms. Karen McNaughton Mesirow Financial Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Micheli Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Mikulaninec Mr. Luke Molloy and Ms. Suzanne Yoon Molloy Greg and Katie Mooney Morgan Stanley Global Impact Funding Trust Dr. Rana Stino and Mr. Walid Moustafa Mr. and Mrs. Michael Moynihan Mr. and Mrs. Gary Mumford Mr. Barrett Murphy and Ms. Lynn Lockwood Murphy Dr. and Mrs. Jonathan Myers Mr. and Mrs. Peter Nagle Mr. Terry Newman Mrs. Janice Niederriter
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel O’Connor Christina and John O’Malley Mr. and Mrs. Brian O’Meara Mr. and Mrs. John O’Rourke Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Parrish Mr. and Mrs. Tracy Patterson Mr. Jeffrey Patton and Ms. Ying Zhao Mr. Steven B. Pearlman Mr. and Mrs. Barry Pollard Ms. Carolann Randall In Honor of Debbie Marchese Ms. Kathleen Randolph Mr. Paul Reaumond and Ms. Chloe Colnon-Reaumond Mike and Maureen Roberts Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Rooney Sr. Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rose Mr. Don Ross and Ms. Elizabeth Amatangelo Mr. and Mrs. Gary Rozier Mr. Richard Sabones and Mrs. Clare Hennessy Sabones Saidi Family Ms. Marsha Serlin Mr. and Mrs. Brad Serlin Simple Truth Communication Partners
The Skender Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Mark Skender Mr. Enrique Suarez and Ms. Leonora Georgeoglou Ms. and Mr. Maureen Sullivan Ms. Cherryl Thomas Mrs. Eve Tyree United Scrap Metal, Inc. Mr. and Mrs. John Vance Ronald and Lara Ventura Mr. David Wagner and Ms. Gigi Vaffis The Walsh Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Matt Walsh III Mr. and Mrs. James Walsh Mr. and Mrs. Michael Webber Wintrust Wealth Services Dr. and Mrs. Edward Yaghmour Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Young
Ultimate Family Playdate A Day of Friendship, Food and “Fun-raising” CATC welcomed the newest members of the FXW community – preschoolers, kindergarteners and their families — at the annual Ultimate Family Playdate, (UFP) in May 2014. 73 families enjoyed a full morning of singing, arts and crafts, face painting, sports and dance. Through the generosity of donors, event participants, and current families, the event raised $15,700 for CATC. Special thanks to our event chairs, Nadia Jelinek and Megan Simpson, and all UFP committee members for their hardwork in ensuring the event’s success. Ron and Shauna Kelley Mr. George Schaefer and Ms. Molly McShane Mr. and Mrs. Todd Cassidy
Drs. Sreekant and Madhavi Cherukuri Ms. Amy Shulkin Ramya and Ajay Shah Paul and Deb McDonald
Mr. and Mrs. John Honney Mr. and Mrs. Kristopher Stark Mr. and Mrs. James Toney Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Jelinek
In Kind Donations The success of our events in the 2013-2014 fiscal year would not have been possible without the support of many. We would like to thank those individuals or organizations who provided in kind donations to better our efforts. All About Dance Anthony Gowder Designs Arctic Zone Away We Play Bentwood Café Al and Joann Boumenot Al and Pamella Capitanini Amy Honney Bubbles Academy Chicago Symphony Orchestra Chicago White Sox Cross Town Fitness Nora Daley and Sean Conroy
Sean and Molly Durkin The Flower Firm LTD Italian Village Restaurat Journeyman Distillery Kidville Mr. and Mrs. Gaynor Kelley Mr. and Mrs. Ron Kelley Kendall College Christopher Koetke Le Meridien San Francisco Li’l Buds Theatre Company Lost Dunes Golf Club Marina Cartage, Inc.
Michael and Bridget McDermott James and Colette Papajohn Gordon and Megan Paulson Redamak’s Mechelle Rollins The Rooney Family Mindy Segal Sod Room Tavern on Rush Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Wirtz Wirtz Beverage Illinois
Ways to Give Donors to the Children at the Crossroads Foundation (CATC) are essential partners in our mission â€“ generous individuals, corporations and foundations who also believe in a world where children are empowered to reach their full potential. There are many ways to make a tax-deductible gift to CATC. No matter which method you choose, your support is deeply appreciated.
Direct Gifts Direct monetary gifts are accepted in the form of checks, charges or money orders. Payments can be made to the offices of Children at the Crossroads Foundation or visit our website www.catc.org to donate online. Please contact a development officer for more information on giving or making a pledge.
Gifts of Stock The Children at the Crossroads Foundation accepts gifts of stock held at a brokerage house or in certificate form. Instructions for giving stock or bond can be accessed by visiting http://catc.org/ways-to-give/giving-to-catc/
Matching Gifts Under our Matching Gifts program, your employer may double or even triple your gift. The Children at the Crossroads Foundation Matching Gifts Program will help you to complete the necessary paperwork to request a matching gift from your employer. Once the paperwork has been filed, we will follow-up with your employer to ensure that your gift is matched.
Planned Gifts Wills, charitable remainder trusts, and life insurance policies offer the opportunity for leaving a lasting legacy to benefit future CATC scholars, while providing the donor with income, tax, and personal benefits.
Gifts-In-Kind To make a donation of goods or services rather than cash or appreciated property please contact Kymberly Marrinson, Director of Development at 312.268.2567.
Questions and More Information For questions and additional information, please contact Kymberly Marrinson, Director of Development at 312.268.2567. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this Annual Report, we realize that errors may have occurred. If your name has been omitted, misspelled, or incorrectly listed, please accept our sincere apologies and notify us of the discrepancy so that we may correct our records. Please contact us with corrections by contacting Heather Saenger at 312-268-2516 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 27
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