St. Thomas Catholic School operates through the financial support of St. Thomas Catholic Church, tuition paid by our school families, dollars raised through fundraising, and donations. We are thankful for our generous donors and benefactors. They are remembered daily in our prayers.

There are many opportunities through which you can help support the continuing financial needs of our school. 
These include:

  • Tuition Assistance Donations

  • Memorial Gifts

  • Gifts of Grain – St. Thomas has an account at the local grain elevators; farmers may donate a portion of their harvest

  • Estate Planning

  • Trivia Night - Held one evening each spring

  • Pancake and Sausage Breakfast - Held annually on the third Sunday of January

  • Calendar Raffle Tickets - Students sell these each fall; purchasers have the chance to win $50 every Monday of the year, $100 every first Friday of each month, $500 on the Wednesday of Catholic Schools Week, $500 on the Feast of St. Thomas, and $500 on Christmas Day

  • Eighth Grade Letter – Money raised from this letter written in May each school year by the 8th Grade Class President is designated for a special school need 

  • Box Tops for Education and Labels for Education

  • Meijer and County Market Customer Loyalty Programs

  • SCRIP card program purchases -  See SCRIP Gift Cards tab under Giving tab for more information

  • ​Amazon Smile purchases - See Amazon Smile tab under Giving tab for more for more information

    You may mail your donation at any time to:
    St. Thomas Catholic School
    311 E. Madison Street
    Philo, IL  61864

    Please contact the school office at 217-684-2309 if you have any questions regarding donations to St. Thomas Catholic School.

    Thank you for considering donating to and helping support our school. We are blessed by the financial support of people like you, our school and parish community, alumni, and friends!