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Giving Day Success

December 03, 2020

St. Michael Indian School

St. Michael Indian School participated in the iGiveCatholic campaign of National Catholic Education Association (NCEA) for Giving Tuesday on December 1, 2020. The school had an ambitious goal to raise $10,000 toward their annual fund and through the generosity of a school supporter, a matching gift was offered to help drive fundraising. The school was able to secure $11,310 in gifts raising a total of $21,310 in gifts in one day. The Advancement team of the school helps to raise funds through events, annual fund, and grant funding throughout the school year. 67 donors participated to the Giving Day campaign. Throughout the day the school posted on their social media outlets of Facebook and Instagram a variety of updates from alumni and even a Day In the Life of Vice Principal Celie Henderson. Preparing for giving day Principal Tazbah Yazzie commented, "As our school got ready for the messages we wanted to convey about our school, it made me reflect on my own giving story and the importance of how every gift in any amount impacts each of our students and staff." The school is currently serving 345 students in kindergarten to twelfth grade. Preschool is currently on hold due to no in-person classes. Kindergarten to second grade student received iPads with updated software for classes, while the third to twelfth graders received their own school emails and laptops for virtual learning.