About SOAR!

Support Our Aging Religious raises funds and provides grants to help Catholic religious congregations in the United States care for their elderly and infirm members. These grants address practical immediate needs such as renovations for accessibility, automatic doors, hospital beds and assistive devices. This assistance ensures the safety, peace of mind, and dignity of aging and infirm Sisters, Brothers and Priests. Learn More

Giving to SOAR!

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The generosity of our donors provides the foundation for SOAR!’s vital work. Together with SOAR!, you join with so many others committed to ensuring the safety and dignity of aging religious. Your support brings peace of mind to our aging religious in need.

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Grants for Religious

Learn About the SOAR! Grants Process
Grants from SOAR! are used by religious congregations of Sisters, Brothers, and Priests to improve and ensure the safety and care of their elderly members. The 2016 grants cycle has passed; the next due date to apply is Feb. 3, 2017.

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  • SOAR! 30th Anniversary

    30th Anniversary Reception

    October 29
    Wootton Mansion

    A special reception honoring the 30th anniversary of SOAR! is planned for October 29, 2016 in Philadelphia.

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Spotlight: Sister Ann Thomas, IHM

October 3rd, 2016|Comments Off on Spotlight: Sister Ann Thomas, IHM

"Of all my assignments, 'missions' we call them, my time as teacher of the visually handicapped was very special for me. It was such a thrill to see fingers glide across a Braille page and tell a story."

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