Elevate Festival Fundraiser: Lots of fun, friends and family!

Our annual Elevate Festival, Sept.17, 2021, was a big success as more than 150 friends and families gathered in the school parking lot to picnic, enjoy the live country-rock music from the Wichita Jacks —and most significantly, to help fund and support the mission of Cristo Rey St. Martin. Thanks to the generosity of our community, we raised $200,000 which … Read More

Celebrate Lent and Serving Others: Empty Bowl Fundraiser to Alleviate Hunger

On Friday, March 24, 2017, more than 150 guests enjoyed a soup and bread social, the meal served in hand-painted bowls created by Cristo Rey students, faculty and staff, in conjunction with the school’s new extracurricular Art Program. The art work – and tasty soups – earned $1,631, which will be donated to Feed My Starving Children in Libertyville. “It … Read More

Elevate Fundraiser Raises $325,000

Thank You to all who attended our annual Elevate fundraiser. On Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, more than 300 guests gathered at VenueOne North Shore in Deerfield to support CRSM and all of the work we are doing to serve students in Waukegan and North Chicago. It was great to see so many familiar faces and lots of new ones too! … Read More

It’s Our Birthday: Gala Celebrates 10-year Anniversary

We celebrated our 10th anniversary on Nov. 15 at the second annual ‘el-ə-vāt Gala. The event marked a significant fundraising effort for our efforts, raising over $235,000 to help provide a college prep education to teens whose families are struggling to make a living against serious financial pressures in the economically challenged neighborhoods of Waukegan and North Chicago. In this northern Illinois community, … Read More