Vending machines kill 4 times as many people as sharks per year.

The average hummingbird's heart rate is more than 1,200 beats per minute.

Cotton Candy was invented by a dentist.

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Diocese of Toledo
May 2017
Thinking about a Fundraising Event?
If so, review these 9 questions to determine if your parish, school or organization is ready. 
GOP Tax Plan Could Mean $13B Loss to Non-Profits

It is important to stay up-to-date on the proposed GOP tax plan changes as the intended modifications could cost non-profits, including religious sectors, billions. Read more...

Strategies to Use Life Insurance for Retirement

Investopedia contributing writer  Amy Fontinelle wrote a very interesting article on how to use Life Insurance for Retirement planning purposes

How to Pitch Your Non-Profit to the Media

Free advertising is always a bonus for non-profit organizations and parishes and schools are no exception. Did you have a chance to read the article last week in The Blade on the CCMT schools? It was a well-researched and in-depth article that provided free advertising of the schools. 

If you do not already have a solid media contact list and electronic form used for sending press releases keep in mind these tips while preparing your media outreach options.

24 Preventable Tax and Investment Mistakes
The article title says it all "The Ultimate List of Painful Financial Mistakes." Read the full article published by Investopedia.
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