From the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston: As many of you are aware, the Diocese of Steubenville, Ohio, recently released a list of priests who have been credibly accused of sexual abuse of minors. Included in the list were the names of priests who have been stationed near, or who have celebrated liturgies and other events at parishes within the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, including our Catholic Schools. The Diocese encourages anyone who may be the victim of abuse by one of these priests, or any priest in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, to contact your local authorities or the Diocesan Office of Safe Environment at (304) 233-0880. Diocese of Steubenville Release.

Give to St. Francis

The SFCCS Advancement Program will now focus on cultivating new financial opportunities, strengthening alumni relations, and moving the school forward in the community.  Two main programs that will be the focus of the new Advancement Program will be the Annual Fund and the Foundation. The definition of these school programs are:


St. Francis School Annual Fund

This is the general fundraising account of the Advancement Program. The money from these donations can be used for a number of different school areas, such as specified projects, maintenance issues, tuition assistance, budget concerns, and donations to the St. Francis School Foundation. This is a fund that participants will make a donation to as an annual pledge either with our mailings or through our Annual Fund Online Giving Portal.

Donate to the Annual Fund Online Giving Portal


St. Francis School Foundation

This is the future-planning account of the Advancement Program. Donations from this program will not be used for any immediate needs, but will instead be allowed to grow to ensure the future of St. Francis. This fund will flourish from donations, money from the Annual Fund, and the One Day of Giving Program.

Donations can be made at our Foundation Online Giving Portal


We are also excited to introduce the St. Francis Giving Levels, where donors to our school are recognized for their extreme generosity. The added amounts that benefactors donated to both the Annual Fund and Foundation will be the determination of the benefactor’s giving level. The St. Francis Giving Levels are as follows:

  • Founders Society: $25,000 and above
  • Father Flynn Society: $10,000 to $24,999
  • Father Bandiera Society: $5,000 to $9,999
  • Trojan Society: $2,500 to $4,999
  • Red & Black Society: $500 to $2,499
  • Alumni: $100 to $499
  • Friend: $1 to $99


If any current student’s family, community member, or alumni of St. Francis who would like to donate, has any further questions, or would like to discuss further donation options, please contact Advancement Director Rachel Vitt at (304) 291-5070 or

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