Sharon Bush to Host Annual Cristo Rey Fundraiser on April 4, 2019

Philanthropist Sharon Bush will be hosting the annual Cristo Rey Network fundraiser in Palm Beach, Florida on April 4, 2019. The gala will be held at Wally Findlay Gallery on their private terrace. The goal of the fundraiser is to help raise money for the Cristo Rey Network of schools. This organization focuses on empowering thousands of students from low-income communities around the nation. 

Sharon Bush is delighted to be helping the school with their fundraiser this year. Bush is an accomplished philanthropist that has spent nearly her whole life working to help bring much-needed resources to impoverished children and their families around the globe. She said, “I am thrilled to be hosting this event for the Cristo Rey Network. I am passionate about helping children, and Cristo Rey has transformed the lives of many by providing a quality education to children that come from limited means,” she continued, “The school relies on donations to help ensure that each child that attends gets the opportunity to succeed. Please join us on April 4 to help celebrate and give back to such an amazing cause.”

The Cristo Rey Network has 35 schools in 22 states and has 90% college enrollment. The mission of each and every school in the network is to empower and inspire thousands of students from low-income communities. The Cristo Rey Network strengthens the competence, confidence, and aspirations of their students and gives them the foundation to help them lead fulfilling lives and to advance the common good of the world.

About Cristo Rey: 

The Cristo Rey Network is the only network of high schools in the country that integrate four years of rigorous college preparatory academics with four years of professional work experience. Comprised of 32 Catholic, college preparatory schools that serve 10,933 students across 21 states and DC and collectively claim 11,508 graduates, the Cristo Rey Network delivers a powerful and innovative approach to inner-city education that strengthens the competence, confidence, and aspiration of students from economically-disadvantaged families and empowers them to transform their lives. From freshman year, Cristo Rey schools establish a culture of high-expectations by blending rigorous academic preparation, significant professional work experience through the Corporate Work Study Program, Catholic educational values, and support for students to and through college. Learn more at

About Sharon Bush: 

Sharon Bush is an accomplished philanthropist who has spent the majority of her life bringing resources to children, women, and families who come from impoverished backgrounds. She has been recognized by a multitude of global organizations for her humanitarian efforts. She currently serves as the Director of Public Relations and Fundraising at Cristo Rey. In addition to being a child and family advocate, she is also involved in business development for Protein Matrix, a company that offers non-toxic solutions to cleaning environmental waste. As a long time resident of New York, Sharon loves her city and adores spending time with her children and grandchildren. To read more about Sharon, please visit her website.

Source: Cristo Rey Network


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