]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., [[…]
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 [[…]
In the spring 2020 newsletter, you can read about our newest staff member, how religious inspire us to be our best selves, and more. Read the 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.
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 [[…]
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 [[…]
SOAR! is pleased to announce its 2019 grant awardees!
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 [[…]
In the spring 2019 newsletter, read about how SOAR! donors help Sisters get around, Sister Joan and Sister Carol share their stories, and more. Read the newsletter.
In the winter 2018 newsletter, read about how assistive listening devices spread smiles, learn why donor David Thompson supports SOAR!, see pictures from our fall events, and more.