Ways to Give


Mission: Lourdes Foundation unites alumni, parents and friends in celebration and support of Rochester Catholic Schools.

Open the Door

Every gift to Lourdes Foundation has an immediate impact on Catholic education in Rochester, Minnesota. You can help students with financial need attend Rochester Catholic Schools by choosing any of the following giving opportunities:


Lourdes Foundation Annual Fund

Lourdes Foundation unites the entire Rochester Catholic School community through publications, events, and social media to provide critical financial assistance to students, enrichment for faculty and staff, and enhanced fine arts and athletics programs. Read more…


Give to a Scholarship

Over $177,000 of scholarships were awarded to students in financial need this past academic year. Gifts to scholarships help students in financial need have an education that might not otherwise be possible. Read more...

Give Stock

Stock gifts may provide you with tax advantages over a gift of cash by avoiding capital gains taxes. For information on how to transfer stock, please call Lourdes Foundation office at 507-289-2584. Read more...

Join the Legacy Society

Planned gifts enable individuals to leave a legacy to Catholic education through their will or estate plans. These gifts may include bequests, retirement assets or life insurance. Over 120 individuals are part of the Legacy Society, formerly called the Round Table. Read more…


Memorial Gifts and Obituaries

A memorial gift is a tribute to a special person and benefits Catholic education at the same time. You may choose to designate your gift to a specific scholarship. Read more...

Kwik Trip Card

Sign up for a Kwik Trip Rewards card and designate your rewards to Lourdes Foundation! Read more…


Company Match Program

Each year, thousands of dollars are donated to Lourdes Foundation through company match programs. Perhaps you or your spouse works at a company that offers this option to double the impact of your gift. Read more…

Adopt A Student

You can Adopt A Student in the elementary or high school level in the upcoming academic year. By giving today, you can provide a full or partial tuition for the academic year for a student with financial need.The Adopt A Student campaign was inspired by a donor as a way to Open the Door for students to the exceptional education and community found in the Rochester Catholic Schools. Read more ...



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