The Ray of Light Annual Fund is Westmont's key fundraising initiative.
The Ray of Light directly supports the funding of programs for our students, faculty, and staff that make Westmont the great school that it is.
As a not-for-profit organization, Westmont does not receive state or federal funding. Current tuition revenue covers a portion of the operating cost of our school and any gaps between the projected and actual operating cost are covered via the school’s fundraising efforts – primarily the Ray of Light Annual Fund.
Like all independent schools, Westmont relies on the support and generosity of its community. With strong parent participation, demonstrating that our community has reaffirmed its support of our school and its goals, outside donors will be more inclined to support Westmont.
This year's Ray of Light Annual Fund campaign will run through the 2016-2107 school year.
There are various levels of giving. Your gift, regardless of size, can only be determined by you. Keeping that in mind, we are asking each Westmont family, faculty, and staff member, as well as Board of Trustee members, to consider the various levels of giving and respond generously.
There are a few other opportunities to give and we do hope that you will consider supporting each of them. However, the Annual Fund is the lifeblood of our school and our primary fundraiser, which is why we ask for your support of the Ray of Light.
Many companies match employee donations on a 1:1 or even 2:1 basis. Please ask your payroll administrator or Human Resources department if your company matches gifts. It usually takes only a few minutes to fill out the form and make a greater impact.
Yes, you can designate The Westmont Montessori School as a recipient of your United Way donation. Simply enter Westmont's United Way number when completing your annual gift. Westmont's United Way number is: 284202.
You are always welcome to contact:
Ray of Light Chair, Meghan Lynch Dicristina, firstname.lastname@example.org or
Ray of Light Co-Chair, Alex Zawadewsky, email@example.com,
You may also contact Colette B. Cross, our Head of School (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The success of the campaign hinges on achieving participation by our Westmont families, faculty, staff, and Board of Trustees, as well as our Alumni families and community. Help us reach our goal by PARTICIPATING today!
To donate through PayPal click below or kindly send your donation to the office.
One of the Ray of Light Fund purchases made for our Extended Day room.