"Those who BLESS others will be abundantly BLESSED themselves; Those who HELP others are HELPED.” Proverbs 11:25
Ways to get involved
Since 1917, Sacred Heart School has provided a quality Catholic Education to families in East Providence and the surrounding communities. Originally staffed by the Sisters of Mercy and Daughters of Divine Providence as a tuition-free parochial school, SHS is now fully staffed by lay faculty and relies on tuition to fund its operations.
Volunteers are always welcome to assist and support the many aspects of operating a mission Catholic School.
Here are examples of some volunteer opportunities.
Family and Student Activities
Participating in the PTO
Active involvement in PTO events and fundraisers
Coaching athletic teams (cross country, basketball, volleyball, and soccer)
Coaching or assisting with after school clubs (robotics, band, tutoring, etc.)
Assisting with the band program
Monitoring the daily lunch and recess
Beautifying and decorating the school
Chairing the Book Fair
Chaperoning middle school dances
School Operations & Strategic Activities
Public Relations Committee
New Family Ambassadors
Ways to Give
For the past 100 years, Sacred Heart School has been making a difference in the lives of our students by inspiring their spiritual growth, intellectual curiosity and skills, compassion, and service to others.
We ask you to reflect on the difference that Catholic Education has made in the life of your family and support SHS through:
Gifts of prayer
Gifts of time by involving yourself with school activities, clubs, events, and initiatives
Gifts of talent by contributing your professional skills and God-given abilities to promote our mission and future growth
Gifts of financial contributions and participation
Types of Gifts
Financial Gifts A monetary gift symbolizes your belief in our mission. High levels of participation will demonstrate our community’s shared commitment to our students. We are grateful for your support as we strive for full participation from current families and faculty through gifts of prayer, involvement, and financial participation.
Checks Make your check payable to Sacred Heart School and send it to us at the following address: 56 Purchase Street, East Providence, RI 02914.
Gifts-In-Kind SHS may be able to accept a gift of goods or services; please contact us before making a gift-in-kind.
Matching Gifts Make your gift to SHS go even further. Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program.
Gifts of Student Scholarships Consider sponsoring a young student, whose family could not otherwise afford to provide them with an outstanding Catholic education.
Targeted Gifts Consider making a targeted gift by providing for a specific need. With a targeted gift, you can choose how your donation is used. Contact the principal at (401) 434-1080 for more information.
Facilities, Landscaping, School Safety
Arts & Band Program
Whatever your means of support, the administration, faculty, and students of Sacred Heart School are truly grateful for your partnership.
Sacred Heart School 56 Purchase St. East Providence, RI 02914