To All Knights of
In an effort to
come to the aid of the people of Haiti, who are suffering a
humanitarian catastrophe of huge proportions in the wake of Tuesday
evening's 7.0 earthquake, the Knights of Columbus has today sent an
immediate contribution of $50,000 to Catholic Relief Services, and
we invite Knights to make contributions through the
Supreme Council so that we can maximize the impact of the funds raised,
and document the amount donated in this tragedy by members of the
individual Knights can be made on line, and this feature should be
available on the Supreme Council website (www.kofc.org) by later this
evening. Checks should be made out to Knights of
Columbus Charities, Inc. and mailed to 1 Columbus Plaza, New
Haven, CT 06510. Please write "Haiti Earthquake Relief"
on the memo line of the check.
be used to provide assistance wherever it can have the most
immediate impact, and where the need is greatest.
We ask all
Knights and their families to also offer their prayers for the victims
of this terrible disaster.
January 14, 2010