1960s Matching Challenge
Joseph (Jay) Bartush ‘63 is matching every donation from alumni coming from the 1960s, up to $10,000 in total
100 Registrations Challenge
Karen Rease-Clark ‘77 will graciously donate $5,000 when reunion reaches 100 registrants! Karen’s challenge gift is in memory of her brother Frederick Rease ‘73 and sister Dr. Judith Rease-Mackey ‘81. Gesu Catholic School helped instill a love of life learning for us all. “Education is the passport to the future for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” ~ Malcolm X
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Gesu Parish will celebrate 100 years on July 30, 2022.
The church was founded in 1922 and the school opened shortly after.
Come to the reunion to:
- Reconnect with classmates and friends
- Tour the church or school
- Attend Mass
- Take a class photo
- Enjoy the music, food and drink
- Buy a raffle ticket!
- Have a great time!
Gesu Church and School count on your generosity to succeed. We greatly appreciate any donations to the church or the school funds. For 100 years, our physical plant has sheltered our community and provided beautiful spaces for worship and learning. As we head into the next century, we want to update and revive these spaces for the next 100 years and the future generations of learners. Many projects have been recently completed, but there are many more and we need your help! You choose where to give:
- Gesu Church: Help Gesu thrive in its next 100 years. These funds will support outreach, staffing, and maintaining our beautiful buildings.
- Gesu School: Gesu Fund (unrestricted), The Angel Fund (Restricted to Financial Aid) or the Gesu Alumni Endowment Fund (A gift that gives in perpetuity).
Recurring donations are especially helpful!
Large or small, all donations are appreciated and feel free to talk with us to understand how your donation will be used and our philosophy of being good stewards of your gifts.
We would like to make this Gesu Detroit 100 a wonderful event and raise funds to carry us into the next century! Thank you in advance for your generosity!
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