Soles for Catholic Education Walk

Saturday, October 15 at Mount Mary University

thank you to everyone who participated and donated!

There's still time to donate!  Help us reach our goal of raising $20,000!  Just click the Support STAA button below or drop off donations at the school office.

100% of cash and check donations raised by St. Thomas Aquinas Academy will remain at our school to reduce the cost of tuition, support tuition assistance, and ensure more children have access to a quality Catholic education. 


Come Out and Walk!

Participating in the event is super fun!  The 2-mile walk will start in the northwest circle driveway on Mount Mary University's campus.  Walkers will proceed along the Menomonee River Parkway for 1-mile and return to Mount Mary via Menomonee River Parkway. 

Registration is FREE through September 19.  After September 19, registration will cost $10.  Everyone who registers before October 1 will be guaranteed a "Soles for Catholic Education" t-shirt. 

The morning of the Walk, we will gather together as part of Districts 14 and 15.

8:30 am:  In-person registration

9:40 am:  Pre-walk warm-up

9:50 am:  Opening ceremony featuring 620 WTMJ's Gene Mueller and prayer with Archbishop Listecki

10:00 am:  Walk begins!


Four Great Reasons to Support the Walk

1. 100% of the money raised for STAA remains at STAA!

2. Leadership and Community:  Catholic schools produce leaders well-equipped to take their place in society and be productive members of the work force.  Our schools stress service, leadership, values, and ethical decision-making.  Studies show that Catholic school students are more reliable employees, more civically-engaged, and more committed to community service.

3. Safer Communities:  Studies show that when Catholic schools close, neighborhoods and communities decline and crime and social isolation increase.

4. Top Notch Education:  Catholic schools have a 99% graduation rate!  94% of Catholic school graduates pursue higher education.


Questions?

If you have any questions about participating in the Walk or need paper pledge forms or brochures to hand out, please contact STAA's Catholic Education Walk chair, Amanda Haugen, at amandahaugen@gmail.com.