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Summer 2020 ‘SOAR NOTES’ Newsletter

In the summer newsletter, you can read about the grants SOAR! awarded this year, the Rapid Response grant program, and how SOAR! events are going virtual! Read the newsletter. 

Grant Awards: 2020

SOAR! is pleased to announce the 2020 grant awardees!

SOAR! announces 2020 grant awards

The SOAR! board of directors approved $1.3 million in grants to assist aging Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests. 

SOAR! announces four new board members

]Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) announced four new board members joined the board of directors: John McCauley, Mary Lynn Shanahan, Lucas Swanepoel and retired Vice Adm. Mat Winter. Support Our Aging Religious is a nonprofit dedicated to helping congregations of Catholic sisters, brothers and priests care for their aging members. Mr. McCauley, of Washington, D.C., [[…]

SOAR! announces new grant program

WASHINGTON – Support Our Aging Religious (SOAR!) has initiated a grant program to support communities of Catholic Sisters, Brothers and Priests affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.   The new COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant Program is funded by the generosity of the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation and the support of SOAR! donors.  This program is set up to help SOAR!  quickly provide funds to address the [[…]

Winter 2019 ‘SOAR NOTES’ Newsletter

In the winter 2019 newsletter, you can read why donors support SOAR!, see photos from our recent awards dinners, and learn how, because of you, SOAR! continues its mission. Read the newsletter.

Awardees at Washington, D.C. dinner thank religious

WASHINGTON — Support Our Aging Religious — SOAR! — honored Dr. Carolyn Woo and United Bank at its 33rd annual Awards Dinner in Washington on Nov. 1. The gala, held at the Embassy of Italy, is a major fundraiser for SOAR!, which provides grants to religious congregations to meet the immediate needs of their retired and infirm [[…]

2019 New York Awards Dinner Honors Three

WASHINGTON — At an awards dinner in New York on September 18, SOAR! — Support Our Aging Religious —honored Father Edwin Leahy, O.S.B.; Sister Gerardine Mueller, OP; and the Notre Dame Clubs of the Archdiocese of New York. The gala, held at the New York Athletic Club, is a major fundraiser for SOAR!, which provides grants to [[…]

Grant Awards: 2019

SOAR! is pleased to announce its 2019 grant awardees!

SOAR! approves $1.3 million in grant awards

WASHINGTON ― At its May meeting, the board of directors for SOAR! – Support Our Aging Religious ― approved $1.3 million in grants to assist aging Catholic sisters, brothers and priests in religious orders.    These grants will be distributed to 74 Catholic religious congregations of men and women in 17 states and the District of Columbia; they will benefit 9036 senior men and women religious. The [[…]

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