Stories of Giving: Helping Those Less Fortunate

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Learn how three endowment funds are making a difference for local individuals and families in need.

In every community, there are individuals and families in need. By establishing endowment funds that benefit those less fortunate, our donors enable the Catholic Community Foundation to provide assistance in times of difficulty.

Learn how three endowment funds are making a difference for local individuals and families in need.

 

The Balch Family Endowment Fund for St. Anthony Place

The outreach center of Our Lady of the Mountains Parish in Cumberland, Maryland, St. Anthony Place assists families with food, cleaning supplies, and rent and utilities costs. The Balch Family Endowment Fund for St. Anthony Place supports the growing needs of the families and children in Cumberland.

Learn more about the fund here.

The St. Francis of Assisi Fund

The St. Francis of Assisi Fund enables the Catholic Community Foundation to provide emergency assistance for basic human needs for children and families who are in dire situations. With the support of the fund, the Foundation can respond to situations as they arise.

Learn more about the fund here.

The Our Lady of Guadalupe Endowment Fund

When Dr. Ivan Garcia realized there wasn’t a strong local ministry in place for the Hispanic community, he established The Our Lady of Guadalupe Endowment Fund to foster pastoral work and evangelization among Spanish-speaking Catholics in the Archdiocese.

Learn more about the fund here.

By leaving a gift dedicated to helping those less fortunate, you can meet their physical and spiritual needs. Learn more about establishing a fund and leaving a legacy. Or, if you would like to speak with someone about your gift, contact us.