Nun Run fundraising motorcyle ride set for Oct. 20 The Nun Run will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, leaving from the Congregation of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word at Villa de Matel in Houston and ending in Galveston. This motorcycle ride event is a fundraising activity to benefit [...]
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A general good source for all things tech is www.techsoup.org. They are the donation “portal” for the software and hardware industries. A blogger writes…”As a Catholic religious order fundraiser I often use them for donations of software.” While some companies will choose not to donate to religious institutions, almost all make an exception for social service [...]
Bill Gates has succeeded in convincing some of the world’s richest men to part with their money. Part of it, anyway. In June, Gates and fellow gazillionaire Warren Buffett challenged the other members of the country’s billionaire club to give away at least half their money.
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina has awarded nine Responsive Grants totaling $541,110 to nonprofit and faith-based organizations across South Carolina. Responsive Grants are designed to address the root causes of poverty through close collaboration with grantees, including focused technical assistance and site visits. The grants are awarded once a year. Source showing [...]
“I am writing to introduce and commend the work of Depaul International, a group of charities founded and grounded in the Vincentian spirit, working with homeless and disadvantaged people around the world. Currently Depaul International has subsidiary charities in the UK, Ireland (including Northern Ireland), Slovakia, Ukraine and the USA, with plans to expand into [...]
More than 130 Haitian professionals and friends of Haiti gathered at St. John’s University April 24 for the New York City launch of www.zafen.org, the first secure Internet pathway designed to enable Haitians to transform their economy. See full press release. (Please consider going to the Zafèn facebook page and clicking “like” to follow it: [...]
“Seeds of Hope” – So rich in meaning during each “holy” week, this year the phrase has special meaning for the followers of Vincent, Louise, Elizabeth and Frederic. Jesus is our ultimate seed of hope but the hope of resurrection is flowering anew in the Vincentian world. We rejoice in the signs of so many [...]
52% of donors who gave over $1,000 in the last 18 months used YouTube. Can the Vincentian family afford to ignore this as a tool of ministry. Related FAMVIN Posts:Congratulations Sr. Liz!The heart of a Daughter of Charity – The EucharistDaughters of Charity at work in former Soviet Union countriesNew video from the Daughters of [...]
As we previously announced, the Vincentian Family will be commemorating the 350th anniversary of the deaths of St. Vincent de Paul and St. Louise de Marillac by launching Zafen.org. This joint project will enable people throughout the world to contribute to sustainable economic development in Haiti. The official launch for this exciting venture is April [...]
As part of our worldwide celebration, the Vincentian Family has initiated a project, Zafen.org, in partnership with Fonkoze, the largest microfinance institution in Haiti, to empower sustainable, economic development in Haiti. Zafen, Creole for “It’s our business,” has been developed to bring together a global community of lenders and donors who believe in the power [...]
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