Ways to Give

Saint Patrick does amazing work in educating students, forming individuals with strong Vincentian values, and creating compassionate leaders that serve our communities. Ongoing support is needed to continue this ministry.

There are several ways to support the mission of St. Patrick School. If you need more information or have any questions, please contact Ms. Wendy Brennan (Director of Development) at 408-283-5858 or wendy.brennan@dsj.org.

Funding Opportunities

Educate a Child Fund:  Each year almost $1,000,000 is given in tuition assistance is given to our families so that children have an opportunity for an outstanding Catholic education. Gifts given will be used directly to assist families in need with tuition.  

"Educate A Child" - click here to make a gift via PayPal

Technology Fund: Saint Patrick's participation as a Drexel School requires the newest technology to access applications for blended learning.  Gifts that contribute to technology are greatly appreciated.

Capital Needs Fund: Saint Patrick was blessed with significant remodeling resources from Our Lady of La Vang Parish and the Shea Foundation in 2016.  We continue to have needs on our campus that are a priority for the long term growth and development of our school.

Gifts can be made via check, credit card (Pay Pal), cash or money order.

Commemorative Opportunities

A truly gratifying experience is giving a gift in honor or memory of family, friends and business associates.

A contribution to the school or its endowment fund may be made at any time to honor a friend, remember a special occasion, or commemorate the death of a loved one. Donations can be made at the School Office or mailed to the school.

Donate Stock or Property

Charitable gifts of stocks, bonds or mutual funds. Please discuss these gifts with your financial advisor as it is often more advantageous to make a direct donation rather than selling and donating the proceeds.

Life Insurance

You may donate by making Saint Patrick School the owner and beneficiary of your insurance policy.

Planned Gifts

Planned gifts can be made through bequests by will or living trust, charitable gift annuities, beneficiary benefits from IRA's, pensions, financial accounts or life insurance policies.


We welcome Lifetime Income Gifts and Bequests.

Matching Gifts

Many employers sponsor matching gift program and will match any charitable contributions or volunteer hours made by their employees. Check with your Human Resources department to find out if your company has a corporate matching gift program.  Matching Gift Companies

St. Patrick School is a qualified 501(c)3 organization, and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. 

Saint Patrick School Tax ID # is:94-2734503.

Saint Patrick School
51 N. Ninth Street
San Jose, CA 95112

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