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Fordham Prep Mother's Club Annual Events   
(2022/2023 Dates Are Tentative - Subject To Change)


BIG BROTHERS BOOKSHELF – ONGOING (Library)

  • Boys come with booklists and grab for free!
  • Collect used books throughout the year

Current Chairs  Jessica Artus & Kathleen LoConte 


BIG BROTHERS CLOSET - SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 (HALL OF HONOR) - STUDENT ONLY EVENT 9AM-2PM

  • Gently used pants, shirts, ties, belts, backpacks, shoes etc. are collected after midterms & finals
  • Displayed in the Hall of Honor
  • Boys drift in and out throughout the day grabbing for free

Current Chairs  Tara Denning, Joan Potterton & Mary Doheny


NEW FAMILY ORIENTATION - SEPTEMBER 18, 2022


MOTHER'S & FATHER'S JOINT MEETING - 6:30PM SEPTEMBER 28, 2022 

  • Meeting at The Prep in The Commons
  • Guest speaker

FPMC MEETING - 6:30PM OCTOBER 11, 2022 

  • Meeting at The Prep in The Commons

FALL OPEN HOUSE - OCTOBER 13, 2022 6PM


TAPAS FOR TRIPS:  (GLOBAL EDUCATION/SERVICE IMMERSION TRIPS) - 7:00PM OCTOBER 27, 2022 (PREP COMMONS)  

  • Helps to raise funds that go toward financial aid to benefit boys who may otherwise be unable to attend these trips
  • Co-hosted by the Mothers' Club and the Fathers' Club.

Current Chairs  Jenifer Curtis, Diane Dellafiora & Danielle Rosen


FALL OPEN HOUSE - OCTOBER 29, 2022 11AM


RAM RAFFLE

Ticket sales kick-off in the fall and run through Igniting our Mission in late February/early March

  • All proceeds benefits tuition assistance
  • The winners are announced at the Igniting Our Mission event at the Prep.

Current Chairs - Anita Davis & Jo-Ann Latkowski


FPMC MEETING - 6:30PM NOVEMBER 15, 2022

  • Meeting at The Prep in The Commons

THANKSGIVING FAMILY MASS – NOVEMBER 20, 2022 (UNIVERSITY CHURCH) 

  • Help plan Mass
  • Coordinate bagels and coffee in the Commons.

Current Chair – Melissa DeMelo 


CHRISTMAS PARTY – DECEMBER 13, 2022 (PREP COMMONS)

  • Fun night with current & alum Prep moms.  Dinner & drinks served along with many raffle prizes
  • Coordinate collection of raffle prizes
  • Plan Food/Beverages

Current Chairs Natalie CarloAmber Villarba & Kerri Palumbo


FORDHAM PREP MOTHERS' & FATHERS' CLUB FACULTY AND STAFF CHRISTMAS FUND 

  • The Fordham Prep Mothers’ and Fathers’ Clubs Faculty & Staff Christmas Fund provides a way for our families to show their appreciation for the Prep’s outstanding faculty and staff. In past years, the Prep families donated over $30,000.  The faculty and staff were deeply touched by the kindness and generosity of our parent community.


FPMC MEETING - 6:30PM JANUARY 18, 2023

  • Meeting at The Prep in The Commons

MOTHER & SON SENIOR SOCIAL - FEBRUARY 11, 2023 (PREP COMMONS) 7PM-10PM

  • Senior boys & their moms go on a “prom date”
  • Dinner, dancing, live music
  • A special & teary-eyed night for all moms

Current Chairs Trish Tobin & Kim Breen


IGNITING OUR MISSION- SATURDAY MARCH 4, 2023 (PREP)

  • Details to follow

FPMC MEETING - 6:30PM MARCH 14, 2023

  • Meeting at The Prep in The Commons

FRESHMAN RETREAT - LATE MARCH (PREP COMMONS)

  • A religious & spiritual retreat where the boys spend an afternoon & overnight at the Prep
  • Organize dinner entrees (donated) & volunteers

Current Chairs Geri-Ann Lezi, Tracy Moneta & Alexandra Politopoulos


MORNING OF SPIRITUAL RENEWAL - 9:00AM SATURDAY APRIL 1, 2023 (PREP COMMONS) 

  • All women welcome, spiritual morning
  • Ends with Mass
  • Light lunch

Current Chair Trish Tobin


NIGHT OF FASHION -  APRIL 25, 2023 AT MARINA DEL REY  

  • FPMC’s largest fundraiser.  Hundreds of raffles, Senior moms get to “walk the runway” with their sons. 
  • Many volunteer Opportunities!  

Current Chairs Mashelle Collins, & Christina Canale


SPRING OPEN HOUSE- APRIL 26, 2023 6PM


GRANDPARENTS MASS – SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 202 (UNIVERSITY CHURCH) 

  • Mass & light breakfast celebrating Grandparents
  • Help plan Mass
  • Coordinate bagels and coffee in the Commons.
  • Co-hosted by the Mothers’ Club and the Fathers’ Club

Current Chairs Cate Cain &  Janice Saunders


SOPHOMORE DREAM DAY – MAY 19, 2023 (PREP BACK LOT)

  • Celebrating sophomores. 
  • Help serve pizza to the sophomore class during their lunch break on Sophomore Dream Day.

Current Chair Margie Kipp 


TEACHER APPRECIATION (ONGOING THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR)

  • Teachers are provided with with monthly appreciation (candy for Halloween, Raffles at Christmas, Thank You lunch in May etc.)
  • Most events are all donation-based

Current Chairs Tracey Huvane, Debbie Langan & Laura Reidy