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The Annual Fund

2018 Annual Fund Drive - ALL IN

Every fall we kick-start the Seacrest Annual Fund with a month-long focused drive beginning in October.

What an exciting year to be part of the Seacrest community! When we are ALL IN we can deliver our mission, further our school, and make an impactful difference in the lives of our students.

Our theme for the 2018-19 academic year – and for the Annual Fund Drive - is “ALL IN”. Our goal is 100% participation from employees, parents, alumni parents, grandparents, trustees and friends of Seacrest.

Help Seacrest reach our $350,000 goal and 100% participation for our Annual Fund Drive! Make your gift today to make a difference!

Together, we are ALL IN for our students, ALL IN for our programs, and ALL IN for our mission.

Your charitable and tax-deductible contribution to the Seacrest Annual Fund supports faculty and staff salaries, professional development, programs, campus maintenance and improvements, financial aid and more. To learn more about how your gift to the Seacrest Annual Fund makes a difference, visit our Annual Fund page.

Foundation of Giving

An annual fund at most private, independent schools serves as the foundation of giving. Each year, schools rely on unrestricted annual fund contributions to provide special resources for students and faculty that support educational initiatives not covered by tuition alone.

Seacrest Country Day School’s Annual Fund is the school’s top fundraising priority each year because it directly supports the school’s mission and shows our dedication to our greatest assets – amazing students and outstanding teachers.

Make your gift to the Seacrest Annual Fund today to make a difference!

The unrestricted funds raised each academic year enable Seacrest to:

  • Provide outstanding, creative, unique and excellent academic education focusing on relevant foundational skills, hands-on projects, inquiry-based learning and creative problem solving.
  • Attract and retain dedicated, passionate and highly-skilled teachers who are involved in all aspects of our students’ life including sports, clubs, after-school programs, advisory, leadership and mentor support.
  • Offer small class sizes, mixed-grade project experiences, cross-curricular integration and one-on-one attention.
  • Deliver inspiring, hands-on and meaningful learning experiences that involve students, teachers, community partners, and often parents, too
  • Create dynamic and unique programs including all-school creative inquiry projects on current and relevant issues (such as red tide and water quality in Southwest Florida, or our national award-winning Robotics program).
  • Combine fine arts, creative and visual arts, performing arts and digital arts and technology into a one-of a kind Art Program that delivers student-driven projects such as our annual Fashion Show, Jamfest Talent Show, Art in the Park, Sidewalk Chalk Art, Middle and Upper School musicals, holiday concerts and more.
  • Develop multi-curricular athletes and strengthen our competitive athletics program that focuses on a balanced approach to academics and sports, team and individual development, and leadership development.
  • Enable access to and inclusion of a growing family of mission-appropriate students through our robust tuition assistance program.
  • Maintain a welcoming, clean, spacious, friendly and vibrant campus and grounds– a home away from home for our students, teachers, staff and families and our community.

The Annual Fund enables Seacrest to sustain our current offerings as well as continually build for the future and ensure our legacy.

The Seacrest Annual Fund is open to receive gifts throughout the academic year (July 1-June 30). Make your gift today to make a difference!

It’s All About Participation

A successful and sustained annual fund depends on the participation of every member of the school community. This is why we invite parents, grandparents, alumni, trustees, former parents and grandparents, friends, faculty, staff, administrators, community partners, corporations, and foundations—to help maintain our excellence.

Your participation will serve as a meaningful statement about your commitment to our school, our mission, our community and our students and teachers. Give to the Seacrest Annual Fund because you believe in our mission, the dedication of our teachers and staff, and the limitless potential of a Seacrest education for your students.Your gift, in any amount, is a meaningful investment in the education of your child and each and every student at Seacrest. No gift is too small, and every gift counts.

It is your contributions to the Annual Fund that help makes the overall growth and success of Seacrest as an institution, possible.

If you have questions about how you can support Seacrest Country Day School, please call the Development Office at 239-793-1986 or email Eva Aspegren, Director of Development at easpegren@seacrest.org.



MAKE YOUR GIFT

Thank You to Our
2017-2018 Annual Fund Donors

This report gratefully acknowledges gifts received between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this report. Please send any errors to poconnor@seacrest.org. * Denotes a current parent


A Better Life Chiropractic/Deanna Barbaro*
af Jochnick Family*
Affordable PetCare Hospital
Dr. Larry and Tracey Albert*
Michelle and Michael Alfrey
Gabriel Almazan*
AmazonSmile
Izzy and Owen Ambrose
Nancy Amos
Anew Air Heating and Cooling/O'Bryon Family*
Anonymous (16)
Jennifer Ariola*
Keith Arndt
Paul and Katherine Arpin*
Arthrex Inc.
Eva Aspegren*
Julie and Ron Aspegren
Kevin Aspegren*
Jo Ellen Atkinson
Milena Ayala
Ayan Family*
Dr. Antonio Balson
Bank of America
Barbara Barton
Basile FamilyRobert and Stephanie BayerBeights Tech, LLCAndy and Amanda Beights

Bellestri Family*
Bernice Kaye Family Foundation, Inc.
Sandy and Jesse Bernstein
Rebecca Best
Julie Bigelow
Bitzel Family*
Dr. Joel and Janelle Bohemier/Trinity Chiropractic*
Dr. Joseph Bord
Robert and Jenny Boreham*
Bill and Dr. MaryZoe Bowden
Jesse Brady '15
Brandt Family*
Doug and Debra Brown*
David and Jodie Bruton*
Margaret Bryant
Angela Burchett
Blake Burchett '16
Dylan Burchett '11
Tyler Burchett '14
Dennis and Hennika Burger*
Judy and Tim Burns
Cameron Buxton '15
C. E. Brehm Foundation
Canada Family
Patricia O'Connor Carlson*
William J. Carufe
Steven and Pamela Caruso*
Thomas and Patricia Cauchon*
Chris Celano '10
Clayton Family*
David Collar*
Lori Collar*
Concierge Medical of Naples, LLC/Dr. Obayedur and Salma Khan*
Bob and Sandy Corina*
Covelli Family*
Clay and Kelly Cox/Kitchen Designs by Clay
Jeanette Curvin
David and Claudia D'Alessandro*
Ed d'Alessandro and Jennifer Ivarone*
Jerry and Terry Dalton
Patricia and Tyler Daughtery
Elizabeth Davis '17
Tori Davis '15
Raymond and Rosaria Dawid
Dr. Richard and Kyla de Asla*
Anthony DeLuca and Lynne Buxton*
Tom DeMarchi
Jodie and Bill DeSalvo
DiNorcia Family*
Ducham Family*
Erin and Patrick Duffy
Marty and Tim Durham
Trevor Durham '08
Dynamic Seawall Maintenance/Timmerman Family*
EarthTech Unlimited, Inc.
Meghan and Jason Easterly*
Ross and Ashley Eckhardt*
Carol Emerton
Michelle English
Jeff and Trish Erickson
EverKleen, Inc./Vincent Barbaro*
Farrow Family*
Lisa Federico
Feins Family*
Patrick and Louanne Fischer*
Mike Foor '10
Lauren Fox/Donation Yoga Naples
Frizza Family*
Hynes-Gallagher Family *
Garcia Family*
Gardella Family*
Ian and Susan Garwood
Brenda Gibbon
Mike and Alecia Grandi*
George and Nicole Grech
Shanon Greenfield
Grilo Family*
The Grinsteins
Hanna Family*
Harpster Family*
B. Noel Harrington
Anne Suydam Haskins
Carol I. Hastings
David Hastings '10
Mark Hastings '14
Kevin and Pamela Hawkesworth*
Geoff Hitchon and Shaelea Alvarez*
David and Debra Huber
Dr. Stacey and Andrea Huber*
Huntington Family*
Robert and Karen Hurley*
Hussey Family*
Jennifer and Peter Huy*
Ide Family*
Ilitch Family*
Jeffrey M. Janiero and Sarah Piercy-Janiero*
Jobe Family
Johnson Family*
Jeff and Courtney Jones*
William and Barbara Jones
Gus Joseph '13
John and Gail Kappotis
Michael Karp
Chris Keeler
James and Susan Kelleher
Nancy Kennedy
Dr. Jane R. Kern
Khan-Bridgers Family*
Maria Werner Klinck
Penny Kline*
Kopf Family Foundation
Kramer Family*
Wendy and John Kray/SportsBoat Marine*
Kruk Family*
Kula Foundation
Lacy Family*
Martine and Bryan Landry*
Jorge Laureano
Jason and Ann Marie Lauritsen*
Adi Lax
Legrand Family
Pedro Legrand '14
Andrew LeMay '14
Robert and Vera Lindabury
Eduardo Lishner
Dr. Catherine Little-Hunt and James Hunt*
Amyrose LoMele
Ben Loos '16
Sylvie Lucki
Miguel and Cynthia Madariaga*
Manierre Family*
William and Beverly Maranto
Mark and Jennifer Marsala*
Mark Marsala, Jr. '13
Mather Family*
Bruce Mather
Julia Matricciani*
Dr. Christopher and Marie McCash*
Lisa McLaughlin
Juliana Meek '95
Douglas Meester/Waterline Marketing Co.*
Mario Mendoza
Anton and Inga Mertens
Dr. Debra Merwin
Metzger Family*
Meyer Family
Tom, Chel and Grace Micheline*
Glenn and Denise Miller*
Christin Palumbo Minder
Mizwa Family*
Heather Moore
Cy and Claudia Morris*
Jack Morse
Jim and Maureen Murphy*
Tom and Susan Murray
Myers Family*
Nassif Family*
Denise and Michael Nieman*
Nikolich Family*
Regina Noch*
Kristin Norkleunis
Dellora A. and Lester J. Norris Foundation
Barbara Oakley
Abigail O'Hara '16
Michael and Nancy O'Hara
William and Joyce O'Meara
Jose and Antonia Ortiz
Jennifer Parisi*
Pash Family*
Robert and Jennifer Paxton*
John and Rachel Paz*
Robert J. Pearl*
Pearson Family*
Larry and Cindy Pivacek*
Nick and Justyna Pohl
Judith Poorbaugh-Chapelle*
Dr. Lynne and Glenn Powell
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Previdi
Mark and Christina Price
Pruitt Family*
Pure Water Pools/Atkinson Family*
Purse Family*
Ken and Nathalie Ralton*
Karen Reinbold
Tim Rhoads and Melissa Merrell Rhoads*
Linda A. Rich
Bill and Caroline Richards*
Sydney Richards '15
Paula and Mike Richardson*
Riebesell Family
Robert and Mai Riley*
C. Reed Rollins
Joe and Laura Ryan
Sandy Sahli*
Salain Family*
Satinsky Family*
Deo and Annalisa Savoretti '11
Dave and Debi Schimmel
Meghan Schimmel*
Schmieding Family*
Howard Schott and Amanda Sutton Schott*
Sebes Family
James and Francia Shaw
Shlasinger Family*
Doc and Mary Siminovsky
Sladick Family
Slavik Family*
Wesley '01 and Naomi Smith*
Nicole Soderlund*
Roger Speheger*
Standhart Family*
Patricia Stanley
Dr. Caron and Linwood Staples
Danny and Ashlee Stapp*
David Stevens and Maribel Larrogoity*
Toby Sutton
Gordon and Carol Timmerman
Dr. Karen Tolchin*
Jennifer Townsend*
Jackie Traina
Tribuiani Family*
Tronnier Family*
Michael and Renae Tucker*
Chad and Tyra Turner*
Nancy A. Turner
Joan Van Vliet
Vandersluis Family*
Jason and Nicole Vishio*
Kim Walbert
Karen and James Warnken
Dr. John and Bonnie Watson
Felipe and Eleanor Weingartt
Donna Weir Mosel
Jeff and Cindy Weir*
Wells Fargo
Tina Westervelt*
Karla Wheeler
Russ Wheeler and Jamie Shaffer*
Dr. David and Karen Wilkinson*
JT Wilkinson '16
Bob Wilson and Jean Ryan
Wimsatt Family*
John and Kristina Worthington*
Chris and Rae Young
Zafar Family*
Zafra Family*
Mireille Zappulla*
Charley and Gail Zimmer
Todd and Sharon Zwicker*