Support Our Aging Religious raises funds and provides grants to help Catholic religious congregations in the United States care for their aging members. These grants address needs such as renovations for accessibility, automatic doors, hospital beds and assistive devices. In addition to safety improvements, our funding priorities are for projects that address quality of life for retired, aging members of religious congregations. This assistance ensures the safety, peace of mind, and dignity of aging Sisters, Brothers and Priests.
of religious women and men will be over 70 by 2030
While congregations strive to care for their aging members, their needs are critical.
$3,163,186 distributed to Catholic religious congregations in fiscal year 2023
SOAR! grants are used by congregrations to improve the safety and care of those elderly members.
number of grants awarded last year
These enhancements allow Sisters, Brothers and Priests to age in place at home with their communities.
number of senior religious who benefitted from grants in fiscal year 2023
Because of this assistance, they can age with dignity and grace befitting their lifetime of unparalleled contributions.
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The generosity of our donors provides the foundation for vital work of SOAR! Join with SOAR! to ensure the safety and dignity of aging religious. Your support brings peace of mind to our aging religious in need.
Through the generosity of our donors, SOAR! fulfills our mission by providing grants to religious orders of Sisters, Brothers and Priests to help meet practical needs. Grants are used by the congregations to ensure the safety of their aging members so they can remain at home and participate in their communities.
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