Celebrating St. Andrew’s 125 Years

One Heart Uganda has its roots in the St. Andrew community, parish and school. It’s where we first met Fr. Matthias, our scholarship program coordinator and inspiration.  Its members are many of our greatest champions and supporters. This year, St. Andrew parish celebrates its 125th year serving families and individuals in our Chicago neighborhood.  We’re…

Give Education this Giving Tuesday

Please consider supporting our Hand Up Fund this Giving Tuesday. Our fund helps provide college and trade school scholarships to bright, deserving young adults. Next month, six of our students are taking college entrance exams. Please help us fund their dreams with a donation this Giving Tuesday.

Running with Heart

Thanks to the One Heart Uganda team, who participated in Sunday’s 5K race, Running with the Bulldogs.  Half of the race proceeds are donated to the parish community where many of our scholarship students attend school. After a very soggy Saturday, the sun came out and the race was on.  We used the opportunity to…

Share the Love Update: Mary Patronik, OHU Development Director

A note of thanks and an update on the progress achieved with the help of donor support for this year’s Share the Love Hand Up campaign. Thanks to our donors, several students have felt encouraged and inspired by the collective Hand Up scholarship funds started three years ago. To date, our Hand Up fund has…

Hand Up Scholar Update

We’re providing a “hand up” to several college and trade school students, who are working their way to a diploma and we’d like to expand this program. Currently this collective fund, which is supported by donations of any size, is supporting four students – two women and two men – who have inspirational dreams and…

Share the Love Update

Thanks to our generous donors and the OHU board of directors’ donation match – Dominic and Jane are diploma-bound. With your help, we raised enough money to secure their tuition for a full year of college. Dominic will continue to work toward his civil engineering degree at Ndejje University. And, Jane will embark on her…

Share the Love Fundraising Challenge

Our goal is to provide for the first year’s tuition for our Hand Up fund candidates, Dominic and Jane. $25 donations through February will be matched by our board, up to $1000 matched in total. Dominic is 19 years old and is the oldest of four children, living with his mother (his father is deceased)….