Give Our Students the Tools to Succeed

Your donations to ST. KATHARINE DREXEL ACADEMY are put towards our operating budget, providing support for core programs, and inspiring our students to strive for more. As part of our School community, you are involved in preparing students intellectually, emotionally, and socially to thrive in life.


At Brian's Scholars Foundation, we believe Catholic values centered around education should be open to all- including those families least able to afford it. The Brian's Scholars Endowment Fund at St. Katharine Drexel Academy, which honors former Blessed Sacrament Parish School principal Dr. Brian Bennett, makes that dream a reality. The endowed scholarship program was established in 2007 with a generous gift from the Blickenstaff family. 

A well-known education advocate, Dr. Bennett served as a principal of Blessed Sacrament Parish School from 1979 to 1997. His diagnosis with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) inspired him to continue making a difference in children's lives. His wife, Jeanine, is a former teacher of Blessed Sacrament, and both of their daughters, Monica and Annie, are Blessed Sacrament graduates.

We are happy to continue Dr. Bennett's legacy here at St. Katharine Drexel Academy by utilizing Brian's Scholars Foundation to provide tuition assistance to our families in need. If you are interested in continuing Dr. Bennett's mission of making Catholic school education more affordable and accessible to all families, please donate here to the endowment fund, which will make a lasting impact on a child's life.

Make a difference. Donate to the Brian's Scholars Foundation today.


Drexel Guardian Angel Fund

Your valuable contribution to the Drexel Guardian Angel Fund* provides the opportunity for any child, regardless of financial circumstances, to receive a quality Catholic education. We want all students to enter our campus feeling that they belong and deserve to be here, which is why this fund is crucial to removing financial barriers, making Catholic education accessible to all.

As a donor, you will receive communication from students throughout the year to receive updates and see the impact of your donation.

The SKDA Guardian Angel Fund helps subsidize the gap between tuition and the cost to educate. There are three levels of giving:

GOLD $15,000 donation (helps approximately six students)

SILVER $10,000 donation (helps approximately four students)

BRONZE $5,000 donation (helps approximately two students)

"Catholic schools offer an essential element in the formation of the mind, heart and the soul of the whole person by giving our students the most important message that any education can give--that God loves them, and that love is without reserve and never waivers."

-Robert McElroy, Bishop of the Diocese of San Diego

Please contact Principal Kelly Bonde if you would like to contribute to the Drexel Guardian Angel Fund.


If you would like to make a donation to our school's general fund, your generosity will help make quality Catholic education alive and accessible to our families in and around the mid-city area of San Diego.

Thank you!

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