Bananas are curved because they grow toward the sun.

In 2015, more people were killed from injuries caused by taking a selfie than by shark attacks.

Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours.

Catholic Foundation
Diocese of Toledo
September 2017
Church Social Planning Calendar
This post was titled "Good Bye Summer, Hello September" - how appropriate for our region!
3 Tips for Growing Your Facebook Page
We continue to hear Facebook isn't for the young kids anymore because their parents and grandparents are now on it. That is good news for parishes and schools because those are the constituents we want to reach. Please take time to read the article published by WEDIDIT.
Beyond College...Preparing Kids Mentally
College students are thrown into adulthood quickly when they go off to college. Here are some great tips published by Investopedia to keep in mind as they begin their college journey.
10 Tips for Handling Complicated Workplace Relationships
We’ve all been there - an upcoming project requires you to collaborate with a person, team, or department that is consistently difficult to work with. Whether it’s personalities, politics, or policies causing tension, the good news is there are a few steps you can take to minimize the butting of heads. Read the full article by Donor Relations Guru.
Caring for Aging Parents
Something more and more people are facing is the current or anticipated care of an elderly relative. Here are five important considerations that will help you care for your aging loved ones. Read More
Life Insurance Policy - Payouts
How to file for a life insurance payout – and how long it takes to receive it. Plus, new ways to plan for payments that provide an income stream. Read More
Introducing the New Director of Stewardship and Development
Christopher Holinski was hired as the Director of Stewardship and Development effective August 1, 2017. Chris' responsibilities include building, directing and coordinating, comprehensive stewardship and fund development programs for the diocese and its agencies by ensuring that proper planning, communications, and fundraising activities are implemented. This will be achieved by educating parishes and donors on the needs of the diocese and developing new time, talent, and financial resources to meet the present and future needs of the diocese and its parishes.

Chris is responsible for the Annual Catholic Appeal, Perpetuate the Gift, and oversees the Catholic Foundation and fundraising efforts for CCMT schools.

Chris comes with five years of development experience within a Catholic setting from the University of Detroit Jesuit High School where he most recently served as the Director of Annual Giving.

Please reach out to welcome Chris and discuss needs your parish, school, or organization has for fundraising guidance or stewardship.

Contact information:
The information provided here is general in nature. Please contact your investment or tax advisor for issues related specifically to your financial situation.
Catholic Foundation
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