How you can help us

Restore the Shrine

Your donation to the restoration of this Michigan landmark will help the Shrine of Our Lady of the Woods continue to inspire Christians who come to Mio from around the world to honor Mary, the Mother of God. Please be generous.

Link to the Shrine securely

Our customized donation page

Our donation page uses the highest level of e-commerce encryption available so you can trust your personal information will be secure. Click on the green "Donate Online Securely" box to our customized page to direct your donation to the restoration project.



Donate to our restoration online through our GoFundMe page.


Amazon Smile

Amazon will donate 0.5% of your qualifying purchases to our Shrine Renovation Fund when you purchase through's Amazon Smile platform.  Visit and search for "United States Catholic Conferences." Then select "St. Mary Catholic Church of Mio" as your charity.


Family Fare

Bring the bottom portion of your Family Fare receipts to us and Family Fare will give us $1000 for $150,000 in receipts!  A box is available in the narthex for receipts, or you can mail them to us.


Legacy Pavers

Memorialize your loved ones by purchasing a brick in their honor.

  • 4" x 8" brick: $100

  • 8"x8" brick: $200


You can order your legacy paver three ways:

  1. Visit and pay by credit card;

  2. Print and mail this form to us with your payment details;

  3. Contact us  to send you a form or to take your order by phone.



This program allows donors to target their generosity to the restoration and maintenance of any un-adopted statues and their surrounding landscaping.  For more information, see the statue adoption flyer. 

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