HELP YOUR NEIGHBOR FIND HOPE!
GIVE TO THE 2019 CATHOLIC CHARITIES APPEAL!
Following the second weekend of this year’s Catholic Charities 2019 Appeal on April 13-14 2019, our current totals at Sacred Heart of Jesus Diocesan Shrine and Parish are $26,884 or about 63.3% of our Parish Goal of $42,500 This amount was provided by 146 of about 672 potential donors or about 21.7%. Our thanks to all those who have so far responded to this year’s campaign so far!
This years’ Diocesan Catholic Charities goal is again $11,000,000. The current Diocesan total stands at $6,585,649 or 59.87%.The donor forms now include options for your donations. Below are some Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ) that may assist you in your decisions for this year’s Appeal:
We are hopeful that anyone who has not chosen to donate to Catholic Charities in the past or who has not donated in a while will consider helping us in this difficult year. While we recognize that recent Diocesan developments and other issues may influence donations, the need remains and will continue to grow. Please help!
Dennis & Christine Kessler
Last year’s Appeal closed on June 30th. The Diocesan donations received exceeded this year’s goal of $11,000,000 with a total of $11,006.393.
Our totals at Sacred Heart of Jesus Diocesan Shrine and Parish were $37,361 or about 87.9% of our Parish Goal of $42,500 and $831 less than last year’s actual total. This amount was provided by 221 of about 650 potential donors or about 34%. We remain extremely grateful for all of those who responded to this year’s campaign!
In addition, one of the important ministries of Catholic Charities is to counsel and assist individuals who recently or in the past have experienced physical, emotional or sexual abuse.