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Cristo Rey Grad Pack Launch 2021
April 11, 2021. All day
Organizer: Alan Mercer

There are many ways to open doors for the students of Cristo Rey High School Kansas City. In this short video, students show and tell how your help can makes their dreams come alive and how they are working hard to honor those who support them. 

WATCH THIS VIDEO: The Door and The Chair

We are excited to once again help equip the graduates of Cristo Rey High School with items they need for their transition to college this fall. Cristo Rey is one of our local ministry partners that seeks to provide high quality, college-preparatory education for low-income families.

100% of Cristo Rey graduates are accepted into college. Many of these students will be the first of their family to attend college. Getting there is only the beginning of the journey for these students, and our Grad Pack Project is a way to help send these students off with one less thing to worry about.

Due to COVID-19, this year’s project will be completely online. Your financial donation takes care of providing supplies for backpacks, linen bags, hygiene kits, scholarships and other needed items.

To help us support the graduates CLICK HERE .

Please make your donations by May 9.

Here are some ways you can give:

  • $100 will purchase a backpack filled with school supplies.
  • $100 will purchase a graphic calculator needed by students pursuing an engineering degree.
  • $125 will purchase a linen bag filled with sheets, towels, and other needed linens.
  • $50 will purchase 5 student planners so the graduates can keep track of their work.
  • $50 will purchase 2 hygiene kits filled with needed toiletries for the college dorm life.
  • Monetary donation towards scholarship money for a student.

These are suggested donation amounts, but any amount is appreciated and needed. We have graduates to outfit for the fall, and your help is needed!

About Cristo Rey:

Cristo Rey is giving students a great education and training them for life at the same time. Each student works 1 day each week through the school's work/study program to help pay for their education. Christ Community employs two Cristo Rey students through this program and your company could easily join this mission. Watch this short video which explains the Cristo Rey model of education. If you or your company would like to hire a student, fill out this simple form and we will reach out to you.

To support the graduates CLICK HERE

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