Progress has continued on the three permanent classrooms we began last month. In order to complete these classrooms and continue providing free education to our over 190 students, we have set an ambitious fundraising goal for the next three months.

In order to meet this goal, we have planned a variety of fundraisers. As always, in addition to these planned events and programs, we rely on direct donations. Please consider supporting the future of Lekole de la Grace de Caneille and the hundreds of kids who have been given the gift of education. Information on how to make donations can be found here. In addition to direct donations, there are a variety of ways you can contribute through the following planned fundraisers:

Premium Easter Cookies
Minimum donation of $12/dozen
Free delivery anywhere in the Fox Valley (Oshkosh, Appleton, Green Bay areas)
Delivery available on April 21st or 22nd

It’s Spring!
Includes eggs, bunnies, and chicks

Easter Collection
Includes flowers, cross, and lamb

E-mail with orders (please be sure to include quantity, package selection, delivery address and date)

Spring Cleaning Rummage Sale
May 5-8, 2011
Capitol Drive and Meade Street
Appleton, WI

If you would like to donate your gently used furniture, households, clothing, etc. please contact Will pick up from your home anywhere in the Fox Valley.

Voyage to Haiti Benefit Concert with Crossing Borders String Quartet
Sunday, May 15th
Esch Studio, Warch Campus Center, Lawrence University
711 East Boldt Way
Appleton, WI 54911

The Caneille Regional Development Fund presents Voyage to Haiti, featuring Haitian and French classical, folk, and voodoo music performed by the Crossing Borders String Quartet. The music will include string quartets by French composer Darius Milhaud, by Haitian composer Julio Racine, and string quartet arrangements of Haitian folk and voodoo music.
The concert marks the Wisconsin debut of the Crossing Borders Quartet. The quartet members’ 2010 performance of Haitian and West African music was broadcast on Chicago’s WFMT classical radio station and lauded by Chicago Sun Times music critic Andrew Patner as “deeply moving and inspiring.”

Attendance is free, however, free-will donations and silent auction proceeds will benefit the Caneille Regional Development Fund.  This concert is brought to Lawrence University by the Students’ War Against Hunger and Poverty (SWAHP).

Father’s Day Brat Fry
Friday and Saturday June 17-18, 2011
(Cancelled. Will be rescheduled later this summer. Keep an eye on the blog for updates. Apologies for the last minute change.)
Pick n Save
1900 Jackson Street
Oshkosh, WI 54901

Volunteers are needed for this event, please e-mail to register, otherwise be sure to swing by for a delicious brat or burger.

Ongoing Fundraisers:
Please e-mail us at if you or someone you know would like to purchase either of the following fundraiser items:

Spring Bulb Sales
You have until April 25th to get your Spring bulb order in to receive them by mid-May. Bulb packages are $6 each, half of which goes to CRDF. A variety of bulbs are for sale including hanging strawberry gardens, tiger lilies, and peacock orchids (click on the image below to view complete selection).

Vande Wall Candy Bar Sales
Do your co-workers like chocolate? Candy bars are $1 each.

One thought on “Spring Fundraisers

  1. The brat fry fundraiser has been rescheduled for this weekend, Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2 at Pick-n-Save on Jackson Street in Oshkosh. Hours are from 10-4. Hope to see you there.

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