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“We All Bleed Red”

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

In the depths of homelessness, George has slept inside McDonald’s restaurants and behind shopping plazas. He has also fallen asleep at Central Florida parks, though not heavily, not the deep sleep that produces dreams, because his safety was in jeopardy when day turned to night. A graduate of Osceola High School in Kissimmee, George scraped… Continue Reading “We All Bleed Red”

Intentional Giving

Monday, September 23, 2019

By Kimberlee Riley President, The Catholic Foundation of Central Florida The first step to becoming a donor most often happens with small, unplanned gifts offered because a family member or friend asks. Most of us have had a friend ask to sponsor them in a 5K race benefiting a cause or to support their charity… Continue Reading Intentional Giving

5 Things Every Board Member Should Know about Fundraising

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

By Janet Caramello, Director of Philanthropic Engagement and Planned Giving Janet offers the following tips for board members at faith-based organizations: 1. Make a generous gift to your parish or organization in order to achieve 100% Board giving. It’s always easier to invite others to donate to your parish or school if you can share… Continue Reading 5 Things Every Board Member Should Know about Fundraising

Giving is Investing

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

A message about your philanthropic journey People give in many ways and for many different reasons. Our faith sums up what we give in three buckets – time, talent and treasure – yet each of these can be given in many ways. The reasons we give are as numerous and distinct as we are as… Continue Reading Giving is Investing

Our Catholic Appeal: Supporting Laity, Family & Life Ministries

Monday, May 6, 2019

Your gift to Our Catholic Appeal supports a host of children, youth, college, adult and family ministries. These ministries and sacraments help people and families to be God-centered, rooted in faith and grounded in our Catholic heritage. Each year, more than 50,000 Catholics are served in parish-based catechetical ministries by nearly 370 lay parish ministry… Continue Reading Our Catholic Appeal: Supporting Laity, Family & Life Ministries