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Supporting Catholic Causes: 3 Conversations To Have This Year

Supporting Catholic Causes in Estate Planning. Think of the biggest decisions you’ve made in your life: moving to a new town, making a major purchase, changing jobs, retiring. How many of those decisions did you make only after consulting loved ones, experts or both? Probably most or all of them. Choosing to include a charitable...
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CCFMD Impact: St. Anthony’s Place

CCFMD Endowment Funds Enable St. Anthony’s Place to ‘Say Yes’ to Community Needs in Cumberland. Funds setup through the Catholic Community Foundation, such as The Balch Family Endowment Fund for St. Anthony Place, are providing much-needed financial support to the outreach center of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish in western Maryland’s Allegany County. Video...
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CCFMD 2022 Annual Meeting

CCFMD 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting

View Highlights from the CCFMD’s 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting. The annual meeting for the Catholic Community Foundation was held on February 23. Click the image below to view the video online. Video courtesy Elite Production Services
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KNOTT CARES FUND

Scott Pawley is a 15-year-old freshman at Calvert Hall College High School whose motivation and care for others is an inspiration to us all. His mother, Mary, described his approach to life as, “He has a ‘why can’t we do this?’ attitude. ‘It has never been done before, but why can’t we try.’” It’s this...
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Harrison Fund Supports Catholic Education

HARRISON FAMILY ENDOWMENT FUNDS

Laurence and Tori Harrison were both standout basketball stars at Towson Catholic High School. Laurence, who grew to be seven feet tall, went on to play at Wake Forest, and after college played professionally in Spain, Italy and Mexico. Tori was a four-year letter winner and a two-year captain at Louisiana Tech, helping to lead...
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ST. BERNADETTE PARISH ENDOWMENT FUNDS

Ordained in 1982, Reverend Patrick Carrion currently serves as the pastor of St. Bernadette Parish in Severn. Father Carrion’s soft-spoken nature belies a motivation and drive that will truly have a lasting impact on the Archdiocese of Baltimore. To date, he has established, or helped establish, 12 funds within the Catholic Community Foundation.   Most...
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THE ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI FUND

Within the Catholic Community Foundation, there is a constant and deep desire to do good. As Patrick Madden, the Foundation Executive Director puts it, “We, as Catholics, are giving people.” The recently established St. Francis of Assisi Fund expands the breadth of the Foundation’s impact in our community and its ability to help those among...
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THE SCOTT WRZESIEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND

Most endowment funds are established by someone much further along in life than Jordan Wrzesien. A 2018 graduate of The John Carroll High School, now attending Merrimack College in Massachusetts, Jordan’s life was upended during her high school freshman year when her father, Scott, was diagnosed with cancer. That diagnosis created a financial hardship for...
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THE ALFRED AND ROSE SORBELLO MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FUND

Education is the key to a child’s future, but for some children, learning is more of a struggle. Children with learning disabilities can face daunting challenges. Dr. Alfred Sorbello was especially sensitive to this issue. His niece experienced these difficulties while in school, and he witnessed firsthand the challenges she and her family had to...
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IN MY FATHER’S HOUSE ENDOWMENT FOR DISABILITIES MINISTRY

Young adults with special needs, who are between the ages of 18 and 23, can sometimes live in an uneasy state of uncertainty, caught between their high school years and when the State of Maryland’s Employment Association will help find them employment. Dr. Barbara Gaver, who has two special needs children of her own, has...
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