IGNITING YOUNG MINDS SINCE 1895

Saint Francis De Sales School

​​​Thank you for supporting SFDS. Derived from the U.S. Census 2014 American  Community Survey, Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty among America's 10 biggest cities. Many families struggle every day financially. Your donation  will help us  provide our children with educational opportunities and support to become individuals who will care for themselves, their families and their communities.

Mr. Gerardo Monroy, President of Colonial Penn Life Insurance Company  presents a check for $300,000 to Children's Scholarship Fund Philadelphia. 

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Our Mission is to motivate students to be stewards of peace in their communities and moral leaders of tomorrow.

St. Francis De Sales School in Philadelphia, PA


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Saint Francis de Sales Summer Camp was a great success, thanks to the support of the Maguire Foundation!

St. Francis de Sales School is a Catholic elementary school delivering an exemplary education to students of all faiths and backgrounds. We have an outstanding reputation for serving minority and immigrant communities. Today, our school proudly enrolls an incredibly diverse student body of over 500 children from 43 different countries in and around the Philadelphia area.

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