Humanitarian Grants

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$46,000 Awarded in Humanitarian Concern Grant Awards, 2018-19

In honor of Msgr. Howard Delaney’s life-long ministry to the poor.

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the Second Sunday-Second Meal Outreach to the Homeless program which provides daily, sack-lunch meals to individuals and families experiencing the hardships of poverty and homelessness.

Connect to Community Resources Website, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $500 (two grants of $250)
Purpose of Grant: Funds to maintain the domain, (2018 and 2019), for the community resource website, connecttocommunityresources.com, which provides informational access to social, health and wellness, and food and shelter programs offering services to those in southeastern Colorado.

St. Joseph Parish, Capulin
Amount Awarded: $750
Purpose of Grant: Funds to assist with medical expense aid for the needy.

Our Lady of Guadalupe/St. Patrick Parish, La Junta
Amount Awarded: $1,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the parish operated, Red Rose Relief Society, which offers spiritual and financial support to those in need.

Birthright of Grand Junction, Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to assist the pro-life center with general operational expenses, volunteer training and client services.

A Caring Pregnancy Center, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds designated for expenses related to the operation of the mobile unit, such as pregnancy tests, educational materials and ultrasound replenishables.

Haven House, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $2,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to replenish the Participant Assistance Fund to assist clients meet a variety of challenges and goals in their transition from homelessness to stability.

St. Mary-Corwin Health Foundation, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $5,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the Sisters of Charity Patient Financial Assistance Fund which offers direct benefit patient assistance to help pay medical expenses.

Tom and Louie’s Cupboard, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $1,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, to help Tom and Louie’s Cupboard provide hundreds of families with holiday food baskets.

Life Choices Family Resource Center, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide car seats for the Earn While You Learn program for families.

St. Joseph Parish, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $750
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank operated by the parish.

Capuchin Poor Clare Sisters, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the Monastery of Our Heavenly Father as they continue their ministry of prayer in our Diocese.

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $250
Purpose of Grant: Funds to offer personal health care supplies to homeless and impoverished individuals in the community.

Pueblo Rescue Mission, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $2,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide operational support for the temporary warming shelter which serves the homeless and displaced.

Manna House, Florence
Amount Awarded: $2,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to assist the food pantry which provides non-perishable food items and meat and dairy products to those who fall under the poverty guidelines as well as all others who need assistance.

Dolphin House Child Advocacy Center, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support victims of child abuse by providing victims with help, hope and healing.

La Puente Home, Alamosa
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to purchase daily necessities for clients in the Adelante Family Resource Program as they transition out of homelessness; supplies include diapers, hygiene and home products.

Our Lady of Grace (SOLT Sisters), Capulin
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the SOLT Sisters’ humanitarian and charity ministry to those in the San Luis Valley; to include feeding the hungry, visiting the elderly and clothing the poor.

Canon City Pregnancy Center
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the Earn While You Learn education program.

Lighthouse Pregnancy Center, Silvercliffe
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to purchase layette supplies- baby clothes and supplies- to assist clients in the pro-life center to care for their newborn children.

Agape Food Basket, Fruita
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide emergency food assistance to the hungry in the Lower Valley areas of Mack, Loma and Fruita.

El Centro de Los Pobres, Avondale
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support programs that provide direct food assistance and other basic necessities to those served by Los Pobres.

Immaculate Heart of Mary/Pope John Paul II Food Bank, Pagosa Springs
Amount Awarded: $1,750
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide supplies for the parish operated food pantry which serves the needy in southwest Colorado.

San Luis Valley Life Center, Alamosa
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide layette supplies, car seats and curriculum updates for clients who complete the Earn While You Learn parenting classes.

Connect to Community Resources Website
Amount Awarded: $250
Purpose of Grant: Funds to maintain the domain for the community resource website, connecttocommunityresources.com, which provides informational access to social, health and wellness, and food and shelter programs in southern Colorado.

 

$35,500 Awarded in Humanitarian Concern Grants 2017-18

Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief, Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Greater Baton Rouge
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide assistance to those directly impacted by Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf Coast region.

Hurricane Irma Disaster Relief, St Leo the Great Catholic Church, Bonita Springs, FL
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to assist parishioners impacted by flooding.

Hispanic Affairs Program (HAP), Montrose
Amount Awarded: $1,250
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support W.S.A.T: Western Slope Against Trafficking with expenses related to the training of S.W.A.T. volunteers.

Dolphin House Child Advocacy Center, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to purchase supplies needed for the Child Advocacy Center which provides support to victims of child abuse by providing victims with help, hope and healing.

Life Choices Family Resource Center, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to purchase car seats for expecting clients enrolled in the Earn While You Learn program at the crisis pregnancy center.

Tom and Louie’s Cupboard, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $1,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive, assisting Tom and Louie’s Cupboard to assist over 150 families with food baskets.

Our Lady of Grace, (SOLT Sisters), Capulin
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the SOLT Sisters’ humanitarian and charity ministry in the San Luis Valley, to include visiting the elderly, feeding the hungry and providing winter clothing, shoes and school supplies to children.

Haven House, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the Transitional Housing Program for the homeless in western Colorado which provides assistance to adults, as well as programs for families with children, and career development for single mothers.

St. Pius X Parish for the benefit of the Good Shepherd School, Haiti
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide $50.00 annual tuition fees to help educate children in Haiti in order to break the cycle of poverty and provide better opportunities.

Grand Valley Peace and Justice, Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to support the Outreach Team who works in the field with the homeless population to identify candidates for the Home Sweet Home program designed to mentor and prepare the unsheltered on the Western Slope.

A Caring Pregnancy Center, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $250
Purpose of Grant: Annual fundraising support.

Poor Clare Sisters, Pueblo
Amount Awarded: $2,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds for the benefit of the Capuchin Poor Clare Sisters, to be applied to their medical expenses.

Life Choices Family Resource Center, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $2,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to defray the costs of Ultrasound training for the center’s new, registered nurse.

Manna House, Florence
Amount Awarded: $2,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to purchase meat and nutritional, non-perishable, food items for the food bank serving impoverished families and the homeless in Fremont County.

El Centro de los Pobres, Avondale
Amount Awarded: $2,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide direct food assistance and other basic necessities to those served by Los Pobres.

Sangre de Cristo Parish, San Luis
Amount Awarded: $3,000
Purpose of Grant: Funds to defray the cost to purchase propane to heat the church and parish office during winter hours.

St. Joseph Parish, Montrose
Amount Awarded: $1,500
Purpose of Grant: Funds to purchase supplies for the homebound nursing program which ministers to over 100 homebound and to three retirement/assisted living centers in the San Juan Catholic Community.

Birthright of Grand Junction, Grand Junction
Amount Awarded: $750
Purpose of Grant: Funds to purchase a phone and computer equipment to assist the pro-life center.

La Puente Home, Alamosa
Amount Awarded: $1,250
Purpose of Grant: Funds to provide daily necessities for clients in the Adelante Program as they transition out of homelessness into a more stable living condition.