Catholic Charities to Benefit from Giving Day 2013 in Martin County

Catholic Charities to Benefit from Giving Day 2013 in Martin County


Deadline Extended for those Wishing to Donate


            (Palm Beach Gardens, FL) March 27, 2013 – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach is one of the beneficiaries of Giving Day 2013, a matching gift event by Martin County Community Foundation (MCCF). And now donors have another chance to give. Giving Day 2013 has been extended to a second day to include donations made Wednesday, March 27.


Donors can make a donation to Catholic Charities Programs in Martin County via MCCF’s website at or call MCCF’s toll-free number of 1-877-GIV-MCCF (1-877-448-6223). Donations must be made by 4 p.m. EST on Wednesday, March 27. Each donor can contribute up to $10,000. Donations can be made via the website.


Giving Day 2013 was originally schedule for Tuesday, March 26, but due to very high demand and a few technical difficulties, the Martin County Community Foundation has extended Giving Day through Wednesday.


Should you have any problems making your gift, please contact MCCF’s Executive Director, Bridget Baratta, at


About Catholic Charities

            Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Palm Beach provides 14 social services and ministries throughout 17 locations in the Diocese of Palm Beach. Established in 1984, Catholic Charities responds to the needs of the poor and most vulnerable by providing quality programs that serve children, families, and the homeless. Catholic Charities respects life in all of its stages. In living our faith, Catholic Charities helps and creates hope for people in need, regardless of religion, by delivering social services, collaborating with others in building just and compassionate communities, and empowering individuals through education.


About the Diocese of Palm Beach

            The Catholic Diocese of Palm Beach encompasses the five counties of Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee. Comprised of 280,000 Catholics in 53 parishes and missions, the Diocese also serves the faithful community through its 20 schools, which include 13 Catholic Elementary schools, three high schools, two private elementary schools, and two preschools

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