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VIVA 2022 is sold out, but you can still be a part of the festivities from home! We invite you to raise your paddle in support of the students of Cristo Rey. VIVA raises critical funds towards our Annual Fund, which supports all aspects of school operations, including financial aid, technology, spiritual formation and student life.  Each year, VIVA earns 25% of the annual fundraising goal. Help us get there and raise your paddle now!


Cristo Rey’s premier fundraising event ¡VIVA! is back! 

 Join us at the Bridgeport Art Center on Thursday, May 5, 2022 as we celebrate 25 years of Cristo Rey and honor this year's special award recipients, Lynn & Royal Martin, and Dr. Donna M. Carroll. This year's festivities include cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, seated dinner, and entertainment featuring Cristo Rey's student Ballet Folklorico dancers. After dinner, kick up your heels with CR alum DJ Mayhem, Martin Arredondo '12. A cash and prize raffle and live auction will be held.

About ¡VIVA!
Every year, ¡VIVA! raises much needed funds for the Annual Fund of Cristo Rey – helping to fund everything from financial aid for students to faith formation programs. While last year, the pandemic closed our building and impacted our Corporate Work Study Program, we are roaring back with employment for our students, fully in-person classes, and so much more.

Last year proved to be the most challenging in our school’s history, but our resilient students, families, faculty, staff, and supporters overcame these challenges to provide equitable access to the same bilingual, Catholic, college-preparatory education and professional work experience promised in our mission. 

Please join us by supporting the mission and the young men and women we educate during this festive celebration of 25 years of Cristo Rey. 

 


 

Thank you for Sponsoring a Senior!

AMITA Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center Chicago
Cathy Bordeman
Anne Marie Brunner & Richard Vavra
Marty Burns
Come to Believe Network
Forde & O'Meara
Sara & Sean Geoghegan
Edgar Gonzalez
Katie & Matt Hayes
Incentovate
Elise Krikau & Russ Hubbard
Erin McWilliams
Barbara & Marty Perry
Polk Bros. Foundation
The Stern Family
Turano Baking Company

For more information, please contact Taylor Sticha,​ Sr. Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at tsticha@cristorey.net or (773) 890-6816.