A Little History...

On June 1, 2015, the families of St. Bede School were informed that in order for our school to continue to operate the following year, we needed to become financially independent of the Archdiocese of Chicago, which no longer had sufficient funds to support us.  We were faced with the daunting task of raising $240,000 by December 1, 2015.


We rallied.  We hosted a golf outing, an auction and dinner, a rummage sale, sporting tournaments, and numerous other events and activities.  Families came together and made extra contributions.  Parishioners donated at mass each month.  Local businesses sponsored fundraising nights out.  


The Parents' Association decided to host a 1-Mile Fun Run, 5K Walk/Run, and 10K Run.   They planned for 100 people and hoped to make a few thousand dollars.


 The event drew over 400 participants and raised $12,434.69.  

We saved our school.

Due to the tremendous success, we made it an annual event!


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Bella's Bouncies

The Cichecki Family

Clean Cut Tree Service

The Collins Family

The Dressendorfer Family

Elite Remodeling Group

Fratellos Hot Dogs

Great Lakes Credit Union, Antioch

Miss Gemma Grzesik 🐾

The Hettich Family

The Ikusz Family

Ingleside Auto and Tire

Lakes Realty Group

Legends Youth Basketball

Orthodontic Specialists of Lake County

The Rebmann Family

Scholar Warrior Martial Arts

In Memory of Grandpa Les Stang, by the McLaren Family

Superior Paving, Inc.


Breakfast Sponsor

Dennis and Julie Stangel

Post-Race Snack Sponsor

The Mortensen Family


Mrs. Figel, Mrs. Coon, and the St. Bede School Student Council

Ed Lescher and the Fox Lake Fire Protection District

Lauren Ziemba

Tim Sampson, Alkaline Graphics

Nielsen Enterprises

Miss Jean Lossau