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Each year, Donald Dion, Jr., a 1972 graduate of St. Dom's, challenges the St. Dom's community to raise funds to assist local families with tuition.  His goal is to help parents provide their children with opportunities to attend the school that launched his successful career in finance.  

Don offered a match of $150,000 for 2019.  St. Dom's rose to the challenge and raised $171,874 from April 1 to May 24!  Don fulfilled his commitment and generously gave $150,000 to St. Dom's for tuition assistance, for a total benefit to our families of $321,874!  THANK YOU ALL AND THANK YOU, MR. DION!

Video Thanks to Don Dion '72

After graduating from St. Dom's, Dion earned a bachelor's degree in economics and business administration from St. Michael's College in Vermont before receiving a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maine Law School, and a master's of law degree from Boston University Law School.  He founded Dion Money Management, an investment advisory firm, in 1996; served as the publisher of the Fidelity Independent Advisor; and is the trustee of the Dion Family Foundation, which focuses on helping individuals by offering tuition assistance at Catholic Institutions.  

Don attributes much of his success in his career in finance to the education he received at St. Dom's.  "I was fortunate enough to attend St. Dom's," said Dion.  "Along with the rigorous academics, I learned to work hard, reach for my goals, and value service to others.  I would like to ensure more students are afforded the opportunity of a faith-based college preparatory education."

Don welcomes a conversation with St. Dom's supporters.  He may be reached at or (413) 281-8341.  For information on how you can support St. Dom's, contact Deb Thibodeau Anthoine '87, Director of Advancement at or 207-782-6911 ext. 1115.


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Saint Dominic Academy operates not only as a school but as a not for profit organization.  As such, financial needs are great. The St. Dom’s Annual Fund helps to support the general operating budget of the school.  There are many giving levels recognized, including the following:
  • Father Drouin Society: $2,500 or more
  • Principals Club: $1,500 - $2,499
  • Circle of Saints: $1,000 - $1,499
  • Veritas Alliance: $500 - $999
  • Friends of St. Dominic: $250 - $499
  • Black & White Club: $100 - $249

Aside from our Annual Appeal, there are many ways to support Saint Dominic Academy with your charitable contribution.  The information below will help you determine which option is right for you.  All gifts to St. Dom's are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Requests for anonymity will be honored.

Jamie Donahue Music Fund










Donate Online
Complete our online form through our secure website for your gift to be counted today.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, and Discover at
You may call the Advancement Office at 207-782-6911 x1115 to make a credit or debit gift.
Monthly Giving/Pledges
Through our Monthly Giving program, you can divide your total gift into manageable monthly installments.  For example, a gift of $100 can be divided into monthly payments of only $8.34 or for $83.34 per month you will have provided $1,000 in support and will have qualified for membership in our Circle of Saints.  Please contact Deb Thibodeau Anthoine '87, Director of Advancement at 207.782.6911 ext. 1115 or to set up a monthly giving payment that works for you.
Matching Gifts
Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match any charitable contribution made by their employees.  Matching gifts can double or even triple the size of your gift.  Some companies even match gifts made by employees' spouses or retirees.  Request a matching gift form from your employer, complete it, and send it along with your gift to:
Saint Dominic Academy
Office of Advancement
121 Gracelawn Road
Auburn, Maine 04210


If you make your gift online, your form can be e-mailed to 


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