When twins Connor and Joseph Kelly set out to raise funds to support the Catholic hospital that had done so much for their older sister, they knew just how they wanted to help: with an old-fashioned lemonade stand.
Children from St. Mark Catholic Academy came together to support an endowed scholarship that will benefit a future St. Joseph’s College student.
In late May, three students from across the Diocese of Brooklyn were crowned the top subscription-selling winners in The Tablet’s COVID Relief Fundraiser.
The Tablet subscriptions sold during the month-long campaign resulted in more than $30,000 going back into students’ and schools’ pockets. Those checks are finally in the process of being signed, sealed, and delivered to participating students across the Diocese of Brooklyn.
The Tablet is announcing the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place student grand prizewinners, plus the two school grand prize winners in the May 29 printed edition of The Tablet.
It’s in Angelia Lubrano’s blood to help others, having grown up performing holiday-themed community service with her family and fundraising in memory of her late aunt, who died from lung cancer. This Lenten season, Angelia stepped up to the plate in a solo effort.
Anticipation is building as DeSales Media Group, the parent company of The Tablet, tallies up all of the subscriptions sold for the newspaper’s COVID Relief Fundraiser, which will soon put cash in the pockets of the students who sold them and their school.
On Dec. 29, 2020, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Petrinja, Croatia, and surrounding areas — killing seven people, injuring at least 26, and damaging homes, churches, and other buildings. The earthquake was reported as one of the country’s strongest in history and parishioners from Most Precious Blood Church wanted to offer their support.
Chalk up something else affected by the coronavirus: fundraising for Catholic entities of all kinds.