Helping an Athletic Program Get on Its Feet

Father McGivney Catholic High School opened in a wing of St. John Neumann grade school in the fall of 2012 and has grown to about 100 students this fall.  It has grown so fast that ground will be broken for a permanent campus in September 2014 and be ready for classes in fall 2015.  The Foundation has been raising funds to help start the school’s athletic programs since 2010, including a Halloween Fun Run/Walk which it co-sponsors with the school.  Already the school has boys and girls soccer and basketball and will start volleyball, cross country and cheerleading this fall.

“The Bob Emig Foundation has been a key supporter of Father McGivney Catholic High School athletics since before our school even opened its doors. With the support the foundation has given FMCHS, we have been able to host over a dozen basketball and volleyball camps for youth in the community, as well as purchase athletic equipment and uniforms for all of our student-athletes. Without the help of the Bob Emig Foundation, we would have been scrambling to find the funds necessary to begin our athletic teams. Fortunately for us, we have had the foundation's help from the very beginning, and because of that, our students have been able to enjoy the benefits of sports without having to pay for playing.”

David Michael
- Development/Recruitment Director, Father McGivney Catholic High School