The generous end-of-the-year donations toThe Diocesan Council Emergency Fund are sincerely appreciated. They are so helpful. Unfortunately, needs remain. Generous donations, large or small, are needed for this crucial emergency fund.
Go to Columbus Voice of the Poor for information about a microloan program for the poor and to build a fund to back these loans to help the local poor avoid predatory lenders.
SAVE THE DATEs:
Saturday, September 28, Friends of the Poor Walk, DeSales HS 9:00 AM.Our honorary chair this year will be Phil DeVol, co-author of Bridges Out of Poverty and author of Getting Ahead in a Just-Gettin'-By World. Please start registering walkers and runners and begin soliciting sponsors and donations. The link to register walkers (1-mile, 4-laps around the track), designate your beneficiary and make online donations is https://www.fopwalk.org/walkerregistration/?eventid=2329. Here you can select your beneficiary and register to walk. There is no fee to register.
September 28, 5K. The 5K Run/Walk is new to the event this year. Registration is at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Columbus/FriendsofthePoorWalkRunDesalesHS. The 5K Course starts and ends on the FDS track with a loop through the adjoining neighborhood. It will be a timed event with prizes for the top 3 male finishers, top 3 female finishers, and top male and female age group finishers. There is a registration fee for the 5K ($15/19 and under; 20+: $30 through 7/31, $35 til 9/28 and $40 on 9/28). Registration fees will benefit the ministries of the Diocesan Council.
Monday, December 2, Bishop's Recognition Mass & dinner, 6PM, St. Joseph Cathedral (tentative)
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