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Give Catholic on 11/30/21!

Updated: Dec 3, 2021


Give Catholic on Giving Tuesday
SAVE THE DATE | NOV. 30, 2021 | 12a-11:59p
LAST YEAR WE EARNED $1K IN PRIZE MONEY FOR THE 3RD MOST NUMBER OF DONATIONS FROM A SMALL PARISH.
CAN YOU HELP US TAKE 1ST THIS YEAR?!
MATCHING GIFTS OFFERED
12A-10A: $1000 (Mary and Ed Westmeyer)
10:01A-11:59P: $1000 (Friends of St. James)

GIVE CATHOLIC ON GIVING TUESDAY SAVE THE DATE | NOV. 30, 2021 | 12a-11:59p ​……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… In the 1960’s our St. James Parish School became overcrowded due to high enrollment, making it necessary to carve out additional classrooms from the lower church (Andrews Hall). Two of these classrooms remain as meeting spaces today. Andrews Hall continues to be the hub of the parish for outreach, formation programs, and fellowship.

We need to upgrade the lighting in Andrews Hall. The bulbs (tubes) and ballasts will be replaced with energy-efficient LED bulbs. Also, the fixtures in the classrooms are outdated and replacement bulbs are no longer available. Upon professional evaluation of the electrical system, additional work may be needed as well.

Our Parish Center currently holds our offices, meeting rooms and the Atrium for our Catechesis of the Good Shepherd program. This 1950’s building is not centrally air-conditioned. If proceeds from our campaign are sufficient, we would like to add no-duct Mitsubishi air conditioning units to several of the rooms on the main floor, making those spacesmore comfortable and efficient.

MATCHING GIFTS OFFERED: We are very grateful to these supporters for offering Matching Gifts to this campaign Ed & Mary Westmeyer, $1000 for gifts made from 12:00am – 10am Friends of St. James, Inc., $1000 for gifts made from 10:01am - 11:59pm

These matches will DOUBLE your gift, making it go even farther! Watch this space for updates on matching gifts. If you know of a company or individual who would like to support St. James with a matching gift of any amount, please contact Mary Westmeyer at marywestmeyer@roadrunner.com

Please rally your friends and family and support us on November 30 by pressing the Donate Now button at this site, or by visiting St. James Parish | #WeGiveCatholic, and search for St. James Parish. You can also TEXT to GIVE by texting JAMES to 844-844-6844. (If you prefer to make an offline donation instead, please email Laureen at laureennowa@gmail.com for instructions. Offline donations must be received by Monday, Nov. 29, noon.)

On Giving Tuesday, follow the leader-board at www.wegivecatholic.org throughout the day to see St. James progressing towards our goal!


Start now by “liking” us on Facebook and stay tuned for periodic updates.


Thank you for your generosity. Your gift will go a long way to improve these heavily used spaces!

Contact: Mary Westmeyer | marywestmeyer@roadrunner.com


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