Fr. Mark Brummel’s Legacy of Hope Fund

“May God bless us all as we stand back to see where we have been, and may God inspire us as we strive for more good work in His name.”

– Rev. Mark Brummel, CMF

To honor the inspiration and dedication of his more than 50 years of service to the Claretian Missionaries and St. Jude League, the Fr. Mark Brummel Legacy of Hope Fund has been established. 

The Legacy of Hope Fund will benefit Claretian ministries Fr. Mark has been involved with, namely; the National Shrine of St. Jude, Our Lady of Guadalupe School and Villa Guadalupe Senior Community. As a member of the Claretian Missionaries USA-Canada Province, Fr. Mark has helped address issues through ministries in communities throughout the Unites States and Canada and is part of a global congregation of over 3,000 members found in more than 70 countries.

Fr. Mark, the Claretians and the St. Jude League are grateful for the generosity of prayer and spirit of the Legacy of Hope Fund supporters. Gifts in all amounts are invited and welcomed, including transformative gifts.

To make a gift by personal check, IRA or DAF, please make your donation payable to the St. Jude League and include “Fr. Mark Legacy of Hope Fund” in the memo line.

Send to:
Fr. Mark Brummel Legacy of Hope Fund
Claretian Missionaries | St. Jude League
205 West Monroe Street, 8th Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Transformative Major & Leadership Gifts

With annual gifts totaling $5,000 or more, our Major Gift supporters provide foundation-building support for the Legacy of Hope Fund beneficiaries, delivering life-changing care to thousands of people supported by Fund ministries locally, throughout the U.S. and around the world.

With annual gifts totaling $10,000 or more, our Leadership Gift supporters provide transformative support for Legacy of Hope Fund beneficiaries that help sustain and plan for the future of these Claretian-led initiatives for those supported by the Fund locally, throughout the U.S. and around the world.

Major and Leadership supporters receive special access to our work, receiving insider letters from Claretian leaders, special invitations and other unique opportunities to connect directly with mission delivery leadership.

Ways your Gift Can Have Impact:

  • Challenge philanthropic growth for new and existing donor with a matching gift initiative
  • Accelerate the work of our overall mission by substantially contributing to the solid foundation of program expenses for a designated project
  • Propel students in elementary and secondary schools to the next level by providing tuition assistance
  • Invest in the continuity and expansion of youth after-school programs proven to increase graduation rates and college-bound enrollment
  • Fund our work in a designated program or fund a significant portion of a project best matching your values and inspiration
  • Designated program choices
  • Brick and Mortar community investment
  • Long-term patronage and endowment level program impact
  • Structure Blended Giving Plans

Among the Benefits to You:

  • A personal relationship with a philanthropy officer who will collaborate with you to structure your transformational commitment
  • In-person and phone updates on how your gift is being used to its full potential
  • Timely reports on the impact of your investment
  • Exclusive invitations to web and in-person program site interactions
  • Naming Opportunities

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