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December 24, 2020, Alexandria, Virginia – At a time when many people in the United States are suffering from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) and the Felician Sisters of North America offer help and hope to those in danger of losing their homes. They established the CCUSA Francis Fund for Eviction Prevention.
“As the pandemic worsens, the weather becomes more bitter … many people are living on the brink of homelessness and they are terrified,” said Sister Donna Markham, OP, PhD, President and CEO of CCUSA.
Read more about this emergency fund and how to make a donation to help people facing eviction and homelessness.
November 9, 2020, Berea, Kentucky – Fahe, a nonprofit organization that works to lift the people of Appalachia out of poverty, awarded the Adrian Dominican Congregation the Dwayne Yost Friend of Fahe Award at its annual meeting in recognition of the Portfolio Advisory Board’s long-standing support of the organization.
The PAB was the first to invest in Fahe 40 years ago, granting a $35,000 loan in 1981 at a time with the nonprofit worked on a budget of $16,000.
Sister Corinne Florek, OP, accepted the award virtually on behalf of the Adrian Dominican Sisters. “We are so grateful that we were able to be part of the beginning and nurtured a seed that has borne incredible fruit,” she said.
Watch the award presentation.