A Generation of Education

Interview: 20 Years of Guardian Angel Society

Check it out! Kathy Fedrizzi and Maria Desantis talk about 20 years of Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society and Sweet Cabaret! Make your reservation today! servation today


#GivingTuesday is an opportunity to collectively make a difference and improve our communities. After Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, today is a day to again, give thanks for the good work of so many non-profits. As a way to give thanks for the educational opportunities you’ve witnessed, donate today to make it possible for kids in need to have the same. Destination: Graduation!

Get ’em While They Last!

  This year’s card as designed by Father’s kids and including a quote from Pope Francis, is available now! Get your supply now, while they last!

Golf FORE Father’s kids!

Executive Director, Kathy Fedrizzi gives Radisson Greens a thumbs up! Join us on August 9th for the annual Golf Tournament benefitting Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society. To register, visitwww.guardianangelsoc.org/events/#golf!

Katko honors, celebrates and renews

Thank you Congressman Katko for coming as our featured speaker for the 2016 Mentor & Tutor Appreciation Breakfast. Your message and our organization share the same philosophy – if everyone helped someone, our world would be better place. Kudos to all the Guardian Angel Society mentors for your commitment and doing your part to help Father’s kids.

Mentor & Tutor Program Celebration Speaker: Rep. John Katko

“As Central New York’s Representative in Congress, I’ve made it a priority to raise awareness and focus on finding solutions to the devastating rate of poverty in our community,” said Rep. John Katko Since taking office, Rep. Katko has prioritized poverty and education in our community, noting that Syracuse has one of the highest child poverty rates of any major upstate New York city, with a graduation rate in Syracuse city schools below 50 percent. “Poverty hurts all of Central New

A Success Story: Meet Melanie George

In 1997, Father Champlin started the Guardian Angel Society to raise funds for tuition assistance to allow children to attend Cathedral School and then Bishop Grimes, Bishop Ludden and Christian Brothers Academy. He also knew that, in order for these children to experience success in school, they needed to build relationships with mentors. Guardian Angel Society has been blessed to provide those things to children for the last 19 years. Now, meet one of the first kids to experience the success

Good News!

The mission of The Good News Center is to share the love of Jesus Christ through hospitality, spiritual renewal and support of parish and family life. Guardian Angel Society’s Executive Director, Kathy Fedrizzi (fourth from left) and Educational Program Director, Catherine Ranieri (second from left) were thrilled to recently receive a grant from The Good News Center in Utica. The $3,500 gift will help students receive mentor & tutor support as they strive for Destination: Graduation!

Sending a message of peace this Christmas

Well before the tragic attacks in Paris, students from Cathedral Academy at Pompei began submitting entries for this year’s Christmas card design. It is remarkable that the winning cover design featured a message of peace, given the turmoil much of the world is now facing. Theienbinh Tran, a student in grade 6 is the thoughtful artist behind the peace dove. Fellow sixth grader, Katrina Huynh provided the inside picture of baby Jesus. As Pope Francis preached this past Sunday, “We