Tag Archives: Bright Futures Fund

Brightening kids’ lives during coronavirus shutdown

By Marty Denzer, Catholic Key Associate Editor KANSAS CITY ― In mid-March, the lives of kids across the country turned inside out as the coronavirus swept inward from the east and west coasts to converge in the nation’s heart. In Kansas City, as in many other cities, businesses and schools closed in an effort to […]

College student on track for her own bright future

Since 1989, the Bright Futures Fund has offered thousands of children a pathway out of poverty—a Catholic education.

Meet the Shine Brightly father/daughter campaign co-chairs

Usually, co-chairs for events and programs are husband-wife teams.

Celebrating 30 years of providing Catholic education to children in poverty

Bishop John J. Sullivan established the Central City School Fund in 1989 to help families in Kansas City’s urban core attend Catholic schools.

Celebrating 30 years of tuition assistance

The 11th annual School Bell Breakfast, benefitting the Kansas City-St. Joseph diocesan Bright Futures Fund, was held May 2 at the Marriott Muehlebach Hotel.

La Posada, Christmas program held by Holy Cross School

“Long ago, in a part of the world known as Galilee, a man named Joseph and his wife, whose name was Mary, were ordered to register in their home town by the Roman authorities

Bright Futures Fund soccer clinic a bright success

About 150 kids in grades kindergarten through eighth, attending Our Lady of Hope, Holy Cross and St. Regis Catholic schools attended a soccer clinic at Avila University June 14.

School Bell Breakfast celebrates Catholic education in Bright Futures Fund

About 700 people gathered in the Grand Hall of Union Station the morning of April 19 to share breakfast and celebrate a decade of fundraising to make Catholic education available to those in need in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph through the Bright Futures Fund.

Score! Super Bowl tickets raffle quite a catch

Two lucky persons had a ball at Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Minn., after winning tickets through a recent raffle held by the Bright Futures Fund.

Seventh annual Chiefs Watch Party draws 350 fans

The annual Chief’s Watch Party, benefiting the diocesan Bright Futures Fund, has been held early in the football season for seven years.

Saturday
December 05, 2020
The Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph