Please review the following Special Fundraising Projects that we are currently working on here at Mercy. Thank you for considering your participation in these endeavors.
- Class Connection- 1940s, 1950s & 1960s
Alumnae from the 1960s are working together to create an endowed fund to honor 76 years of Mercy! The Our Lady of Mercy Legacy Endowment will support the mission of educating women who make a difference. Read the letter from the 1960s class reps here!Special Thanks to Our Class Representatives:Mary Ellen Howard, RSM ’60
Patricia Sullivan Mooney Davio ’61
Mary Johnston Barry ’62, Karen Crittenden Maher ’62
Betty Jean Hebel, Ph.D. ’63, Nadine Frazier Maynard ’63
Carol Ann Camilletti Bernardo ’64, Diane Manica ’64, Maureen Mulcrone, RSM ’64
Sue Gatchell Brownfield ’65
Cheryl Delaney Kreger ’66, Valerie Hebel McNeece ’66, Diane Weiss Taylor ’66
Carolyn Behringer Witte ’67
Anne Wynsberge Nemes ’68 , Lillian Roumayah Shallal ’68
Marla Huber Smith ’69, Tess Schafer Sullivan ’69Alumnae from the 1940s and 1950s are also invited to join in to support this important initiative!If you would like to make a donation to support this fund, visit our donation page and designate your gift to the Our Lady of Mercy Endowment Fund.If you would like to support this endowment initiative, please contact the Office of Advancement at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248-893-3538.
- DEI Giving Circle
You are a vital member of the Mercy community and, with your help, we can create a place for our young women to thrive. You are invited to join us as we strive to create a More Just Mercy.What is the DEI Giving Circle?Members of the Mercy community who have chosen to come together and give their financial support to diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at Mercy High School.What is the Impact of the Mercy Giving Circle?In addition to supporting the collective mission and objectives of the Diversity, Equality and Inclusion (DEI) Director, Board Task Force, and Mercy CORE, the DEI Giving Circle supports:
How Can I Participate?In this second year, the DEI Giving Circle is open to anyone who makes a gift or one year pledge of $250 or more, and designates their gift for DEI purposes at the school. This is an annual renewable opportunity and, with the support of at least 125 Mercy community members, all areas of impact listed above can be achieved.How Will Members Be Involved?The Giving Circle will receive a updates on membership, fund total and fund distribution. Opportunities for engagement will be provided to all members.
- Mercy Chapter of Pretty Brown Girl (24 members)
- Parent DEI Training
- Staff DEI Training
- Stipends/travel for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion speakers
- Virtual/in person community building engagement opportunities
- Naming Opportunities Campaign for Capital Projects
Funds for campus improvement provide support to create an ideal learning atmosphere for Mercy students. Recognition opportunities are available for classrooms, common areas and courtyards. Funding provides unrestricted capital funding to continue to provide ongoing updates to the building and campus. Presently, funding will support classrooms with new windows and air conditioning for an improved climate for students and teachers.
Visit our dedicated Naming Opportunities Campaign Page for more Information.
- Performing Arts Frozen Fundraiser
Mercy is proud to be the FIRST high school in Michigan given the rights from Disney to perform FROZEN, The Broadway Musical. Please help us get ready by supporting this fundraiser.
The production will require: An Epson High Brightness 20,000 Lumens Projector with lens, screen & installation ($52,000) as well as a lighting overhaul ($33,000).
Donate today at mhsmi.org/frozen-fundraiser.
- Score Keepers Table Digital Advertising Opportunities
Premier digital display on Mercy High School's indoor scorekeeper's table- message tailored by your company.Packages range from $5,000 - $500. Click here for all the information.Contact the Advancement Office at email@example.com for more information.
- 1970s Class Challenge
To celebrate 75 years of Mercy, a Class Challenge went out to the decade of the 1970s!The generosity of donors from the 1970s Class Challenge, coupled with donors to the 2021 Auction Principal’s Pick, funded air conditioning, new lights, ceilings and a fresh coat of paint for seven classrooms in the south hall! Completed during the summer 2021, this project provided a comfortable learning environment for teachers and students.Special Thanks to Our Class Representatives:Carla LaFave O’Malley ’70, Board of Trustee, Patricia Thull O’Brien ’70, Dona Tracey ’70
Kathy Hattam Wisne ’71 (Kyla ’93 † & Shannon ’89)
Ann Reno Love ’72 (Lizzy ’06, Margaret ’08, and Monica ’10)
Carol Hackett Garagiola ’73 (Katie ’99 & Megan ’02), Sharri Wloszek Larkin ’73,
Rosemary Ebner Pomeroy ’73, Felicia Sawicki Kurz ’73
Annette Tedesco Rowe ’74
Susan Winkler Rokosz ’75
Margaret Dimond ’76, Board of Trustee
Rita Dilworth Lewry ’77 (Casey ’15)
Colette Grix Rizik ’78 (Katherine ’15)
Anne Nichols ’79, Colleen Broderick McClorey ’79If you would like to support capital projects like this one, please contact the Office of Advancement at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 248-893-3538.
- Mercy Alumnae Brag Book
Parents of Mercy graduates are invited to brag about their Alumna daughter(s)!
Visit our Mercy Brag Book Page for more Information.