Support Mercyhurst Prep

Mercyhurst Prep is an extraordinary educational community. We pride ourselves on offering students unparalleled preparation for life and happily boast of our many alumni successes around the globe. The Laker family, both past and present, is committed to continuing its rich tradition as the top destination for learning in the Erie region.

At Mercyhurst Prep we are always deeply grateful and impressed with the generosity of our Laker community. As a result of your philanthropic support, we are able to offer a cutting-edge education enhanced by the latest technology and enriched by music, arts, and athletic programs that are second to none.

There are many ways to support Laker Life, and we respectfully ask you to consider Mercyhurst Prep a priority in your charitable giving. By investing in your Laker family, you are paving the way for the more than 50% of our students who attend with the help of scholarships and financial aid to attend the region’s top school. Just want to make a general donation? You can do that too. Thank you so much for your support!

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Alumni Testimonials

As a class, we valued the high caliber of education we received at MPS. We wanted to extend Mercyhurst Prep’s life-changing experience to youth of all means. Many gifts helped establish this Class of ’69 Endowed Scholarship Fund and we’re committed to growing it into the future.

Emma Lee McCloskey, Ed.D, CFRE MPS ’69

I wanted to leave it to places that were important to me. That had to be MPS – it was one of the great loves of my life.

Susie DiPlacido Shickler, MPS ‘74

Unfortunately, financial hardships often stand in the way of deserving students attending Mercyhurst Prep. If you are an alumnus, or if you have children who have attended MPS, you already know the tremendous impact this outstanding Mercy education can have on a Lakers’ life.

As part of the Laker Advocate Program, you partner with a student to give him or her an advantage in life that will surely impact their future. You can choose to be identified with your student or rem