Nearly $1 million raised for Texas Catholic schools in Catholic School Sweepstakes

SAN ANTONIO • Catholic Life Insurance helped 58 Texas Catholic Schools sell nearly 200,000 tickets to raise $988,020 during the 11th annual “Catholic Schools Sweepstakes.”
Grand prize winner Monica Garza purchased her winning ticket from a student at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Selma. She has the choice of a 2018 Ford F-150 Truck, a 2018 Ford Fusion Sedan or a $20,000 Pre-Paid VISA Credit Card. Additionally, each participating school had a $1,000 Pre-Paid VISA Credit Card winner. Go to the website at to see a complete list of winners.

The Catholic Life Insurance Sweepstakes has helped Catholic schools raise a total of $8 million, with 100 percent of the proceeds going directly to the schools. San Antonio-based Catholic Life Insurance provides all the prizes, marketing material, and printing. The schools can use the funds that were raised how they wish, including the purchase of computer equipment, textbooks, necessary school repairs and tuition assistance.

To learn more about this fundraising program, visit the website at or contact the Catholic Life Insurance Communications Department at 1 (800) 262-2548 or send an email to

Catholic Life Insurance offers life insurance, IRAs, annuities and fraternal benefits to individuals and families living in Texas, Arizona, Florida, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi and New Mexico. As a not-for-profit entity, Catholic Life Insurance returns profits to members and the surrounding community through charitable, religious and patriotic community service projects, including the Flag Day Children’s Poster Contest, Join Hands Day, the All American Scholar Award and the “Catholic Schools Sweepstakes” program.

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