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Donation options

For various donation options, please see below.
We thank you for your generosity!


Give Central Online Donation Tool
Link to St. Bede School Donation


Donations can be made in person or mailed directly to St. Bede School.

Checks can be made out to:
St. Bede School

The envelope should be marked: Fundraising

Physical & Mailing Address:
36399 N. Wilson Road
Ingleside, Illinois 60041-9611

In the event that funds are received through alternative methods
(outside of the GoFundMe platform),
such contributions will be manually recorded on the GoFundMe website as an offline donation for transparency and acknowledgment purposes.

If you prefer to remain anonymous or wish to discuss alternative arrangements for your donation, we kindly ask you to reach out to St. Bede School directly or contact Our Lady of the Lakes Parish.

Your privacy and preferences are important to us, and we are happy to accommodate your specific needs.


  • Collection Envelopes
    Use the collection envelopes for Our Lady of the Lakes Parish (St. Bede and St. Peter Antioch worship sites).
  • Stock Donations
    Contact Michael Hogan, Operations Director
    Office: 847-587-2251, ext. 103
  • Employer Matching Gifts
    Check with your employer to see if they offer Matching Gifts to double your donation!
  • Class Gifts
    Join classmates to increase your donation by donating as a class.
  • Family Gifts
    Work as a family to collect and submit your donation as one.

Monetary donations are tax-exempt to the extent allowed by law.
If requested, in-person donations will be refunded if the campaign is not successful.
St. Bede operates under the umbrella of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and holds a tax-exempt status as a 501(c)3 organization, with the employer tax ID number 36-2593091 and the 501(c)3 number 53-0196617.
For any inquiries or further assistance regarding our organizational status, please feel free to reach out to Mike Hogan, the Business Manager at Our Lady of the Lakes Parish, at 847-587-2251. Your support is greatly appreciated.