History of Bingo

It was in September of 1976 that our parish instituted Bingo as a way to subsidize the operating costs of the school. It was the same year that the school was on the verge of closing because of financial difficulties. A group of parishioners and school parents made a commitment to staff Bingo. Some of them have continued to do so for the past 30 years. We owe them a tremendous debt of gratitude. We have all benefited because of their generosity.

Importance of Bingo to SMA Families today

This fundraiser is the reason we are able to offer discounted rates and also reduced “family rates” for the second and third children in a family. Bingo subsidizes the financial deficit that occurs whenever a family is paying less that the actual, per pupil cost of education. We are grateful that, with Bingo and just two other fundraisers, we can keep the tuition affordable for more families. It is, therefore, important that every family who is benefiting, assist with Bingo. It provides our largest financial subsidy

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