On an international
Have you and your family ever watched the telecast of The Pope's midnight Mass from St. Peter's Basilica
in Rome on Christmas Eve? Well, the Knights of Columbus is the organization that underwrites the costs of beaming that telecast
from the Vatican, and has done so since 1976. Our satellite uplink program covers the costs of uploading the transmission
and pays for the downlink in mission countries as well.
Or perhaps you've seen us standing in front of your local shopping mall
or grocery store raising funds for programs supporting people with SPECIAL NEEDS.
The Knights of Columbus uses its Annual Survey
of Fraternal Activity to gather various facts on the work done by local units. Information collected through the survey includes
the amount of money and volunteer hours donated by the Knights of Columbus to charitable causes. In 2007, Knights Orderwide
raised and distributed $144,911,781 to charitable programs and volunteered 68,695,768 hours of time. There were 393,030 KofC
blood donors during the year. Knights made more than 5.5 million visits to the sick.
- the highest in the Order's history to that date - are based on reports received from most Knights of Columbus councils,
Fourth Degree assemblies, Columbian Squires circles and other jurisdictional entities responding to the survey. Over the past
10 years, the Knights of Columbus has volunteered more than 612 million hours of service and donated over $1.28 Billion to
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Chris Smith, Scott Poroski, Renato DeLuca ~ ©Raymond V. Hennessy Council #6145 ~ 2009