Father Champlin's Guardian Angel Society


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How Far Can Your Donation Go?

Father Champlin's Guardian Angel Society

  • $150 provides student materials to aid in development of organizational skills and provides new mentor training materials
  • $350 allows for enrichment through a traveling science program and provides snacks and beverages for the Summer Mentor Program
  • $420 funds one month of tuition for a student to attend Cathedral Academy at Pompei
  • $800 is the average cost of a tutor for one year
  • $1,500 funds two months of tuition for a student to attend junior high school at Christian Brothers Academy
  • $4,000 could provide tuition aid to multiple children within one family
  • $7,020 will fund one year of full tuition for high school at Bishop Grimes or Bishop Ludden

You can help give an at-risk student in our community a chance for success. Sponsoring a student can fulfill a child’s dreams and, in many cases, enable the first in a family to achieve high school graduation.

Help “Build A Path To Success” for children in need by selecting from a variety of donation options and sponsoring a student. Indicate the pledge amount and frequency of donation that is right for you and know you are giving a child wings for education. Download the Sponsor-A-Student brochure.

Circle of Friends

This annual giving campaign recognizes individuals and corporations who participate at a level of $250 or more. All donations support the overall mission of the Guardian Angel Society. Download the Circle of Friends pledge form.

Legacy Giving

Father Champlin's Guardian Angel SocietyYou have an opportunity to directly impact the lives of children in need and leave a legacy of love that you and your family can be most proud of. Legacy Guild seeks members who will name Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society as a beneficiary of their estate. The Guild has made arrangements for legal services to be provided at no charge for those who are interested in making Guardian Angel Society part of their final wishes and would like assistance with the process.

To receive more information about Legacy Giving or if you are interested in receiving legal services to help you through the process, please call the Guardian Angel Society office at 315-422-7218 or click here to email. Download the Legacy Giving brochure.

Funeral Planning Designation

In your funeral planning, if you prefer that charitable contributions be made “in lieu of flowers” or just wish to designate, please consider the Guardian Angel Society as a recipient. Call the office at 315-422-7218 for assistance with these arrangements.

United Way

Father Champlin's Guardian Angel SocietyIf your business participates in the United Way of Central New York campaign, you can list Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society to receive all or part of your United Way Contribution. Give a local child in need the chance for a better life simply by completing the “Special Request” section of the United Way pledge form and write in the Guardian Angel Society.

Download the United Way Pledge Form.

Agency Name: Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society
Agency Address: 259 E. Onondaga Street, Syracuse, NY 13202

Matching Gifts

Employee matching gifts (also known as matching funds) are grants an employer makes to match its employees’ charitable contributions. Donors are often able to double or even triple the impact of their contributions by submitting matching gift paperwork through their companies. Please consider designating Father Champlin’s Guardian Angel Society as recipient of your matching gift program.

Memorial & Honorarium Gifts

Many donors choose to remember someone special by donating in their memory or honor. Donors may choose to honor a friend or family member for a birthday, Christmas or other significant occasion like a marriage or other achievement. The students at CAP keep those that have passed on in their prayers at school and we recognize them in our periodic newsletters.

Christmas Cards

2019 Christmas CardEach year, Father’s kids are asked to design a Christmas scene or message. One is chosen for the annual Guardian Angel Society Christmas Card. A packet of cards is sent as a token of appreciation to all donors.

Click here to order cards.

Your purchase gives kids wings for education!

Help support the education of local children in need by shopping the Guardian Angel Society store! Proudly wear your Guardian Angel Society t-shirt or give Father Champlin’s Spiritual Suggestion CD as a gift. Whatever you choose, 100% of the proceeds after expenses will benefit Father’s kids who depend on the generosity of supporters like you!

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Father Champlin's Guardian Angel Society


Father Champlin's Guardian Angel SocietyThere are so many ways to be an angel by sharing your time and talents with the Guardian Angel Society. Whichever way – or ways – speak to you… please, join us! Download the Volunteer application or apply online.

Program Services

  • Assist with work of the Mentoring & Tutoring Program.
  • Participate in the Summer Program for junior high school students
  • Participate as a mentor or tutor during the academic year with elementary or secondary school students
  • Participate in the after-school program at the junior/senior high school level


Participate on one of the Society’s committees:

Office & General Administration

Father Champlin's Guardian Angel Society

  • Help with general office duties
  • Assist with special projects
  • Scan & file
  • Assist with mailings
  • Assist with event planning
  • Contribute specialized skills such as data gathering, data entry and data base management, graphic design, grant writing, etc.


  • Host a small fundraiser
  • Jewelry party
  • Cocktail party
  • Gift gathering party to benefit Sweet Cabaret
  • Anything that sounds fun to you and your friends and family!

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