Thank you for making our Virtual Hybrid Spring Benefit a success!

Thanks to your generosity, Foundations in Education raised over $850,000 on May 6! The funds raised help realize Bishop Frank’s vision of access to Catholic schools for families and transformational, innovative and “best in class” Catholic education throughout the Diocese of Bridgeport.

Click here to view the Foundations in Education Virtual Hybrid Benefit program and auction.

Click here to view our latest Foundations in Education video, which premiered on May 6.

Click here to view photos from the Foundations in Education Virtual Hybrid Benefit program and auction.

A special Thank You to:


  • Xandy Duffy
  • Barbara Ripp


  • Lynn and Francis X. Mara, New York Football Giants, Inc.
  • Dr. Julia M. McNamara, President Emerita Albertus Magnus College

Chairman Sponsors

  • Paula and Tom McInerney
  • Barbara and Peter Ripp

Benefactor Sponsor

  • Lynn and Frank Mara

Champion Sponsors                                                                                                  

  • Kristine and Kevin Jandora                                                                      
  • George Landegger                                                                                     
  • Lorraine and Chris Wilson
  • Albertus Magnus College, Dominican Sisters of Peace & Dominican Academy of the City of New York       

Patron Sponsors

  • Susan and Thomas McInerney
  • Rebecca and Michael Shea, Jr.

Corporate Sponsors

  • Barbara and Brad Evans
  • Fairfield University
  • Elise and Neil Gabriele
  • The Heffernan Family Foundation
  • H.I.G. Capital
  • Mutual of America
  • The O’Herron Family Foundation
  • Jen and Chris St. Victor-de Pinho
  • Barbara and Robert Scinto

We thank our sponsors, donors and all our host families for participating in this critical fundraising event.

If you weren’t able to join us and still wish to make a donation, it is not too late!

Proceeds from this event support Foundations in Education and our mission of providing tuition assistance for more than 1,200 students through the Bishop’s Scholarship Fund as well as Innovation and Leadership Grants for teachers. Please donate today, if you haven’t already, by clicking the button below! Help transform our next generation of leaders, one student at a time!