Charitable donations, SJB Engadine.

We are a Parish working from a spirit of GRATITUDE,

acting with GENEROSITY,

in building the Kingdom of GOD.

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Prayer for the use of our Parish Charity Fund

Holy Father, through our donations from the Parish Charity Fund, help us to be a faith community,

growing with Christ and his Church, building the Kingdom of God in the Salesian Charism. Amen.

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CHARITABLE DONATIONS:

In the Financial Year 2019-20 the following Donations have been made from the Parish Charity Fund:


Dunlea Centre


Parishioners are grateful for the Dunlea Centre presence in the Engadine Parish for 80 years! We deeply value the work undertaken for youth from  the foundation to this day! Our Parish has donated $5,000 to the Dunlea Centre.












MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAMME:

The following Matching Gift Programs have been conducted within the Parish:


Drought Relief Appeal 


November 9 & 10, 2019: $28,168 donated.
 
NSW and parts of Queensland have experienced the worst drought on record. Many rivers and dams have run dry, paddocks are barren, livestock numbers have been reduced dramatically and are being hand-fed at great expense. Farm households are being impacted with every spare dollar being put into maintaining the viability of the farm. The Finance Committee selected the Country Womens' Association (CWA) to be the conduit for our Matching Gifts Program - learn why by clicking on this link. Drought Relief Donations total $14,084. Our total parish contribution is $28,168, after the Parish Charity Fund matching parishioner donations.






PARISHIONER APPEALS:


Throughout each year we have a number of Appeals for various charities within our Parish. We wish to thank parishioners for their generosity. The result of those Appeals in the current Financial Year are:


Catholic Mission


November 2019: $1,472 Donated by Parishioners.

Catholic Missions wrote to say: "Thank you for supporting this year’s Catholic Mission Parish Appeal.  I would be grateful if you could please pass on my sincere thanks to all the parishioners who contributed to the appeal."


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St Vincent de Paul

November 2019:  $ (TO BE ADVISED SOON) donated by parishioners





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Social Justice Group

October 2019: $ 1,400 Raised during the MALIANA Fundraising Dance.









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Charitable Works Fund

August 2019      -      $4,568 donated by Parishioners

November 2019 -      $3,195 donated by Parishioners


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