Church donations play a vital role in sustaining religious communities and supporting their mission-driven activities. These contributions, made by members of the congregation and supporters, provide critical financial support to maintain church facilities, fund various ministries and outreach programs, and sustain the spiritual and communal life of the church. This is an opportunity for individuals to make a lasting impact on their faith community by ensuring its vitality and ability to serve others. These donations go beyond the monetary value; they represent a commitment to shared beliefs, values, and a collective mission, strengthening the bonds of faith and community within the church.

Your donation to the college empowers the next generation of leaders, opening doors to education, innovation, and a brighter future for students and our society as a whole.

Your Generosity Makes a Difference

Help forward our mission at the Catholic Newman Community at the University of Rochester. Christ is moving in powerful ways through our ministry. Thank you for being a part of all that He is doing and for making a difference in the lives of students at one of the most transformative times in their lives. Your support to our Annual Appeals, Sunday Collection, and Day of Giving means a great deal. Thank you!

Mass Collection

Do you prefer to donate digitally? Or did you view online and would like to make a contribution for the service? This modern approach to mass collection serves as a testament to the enduring spirit of unity and generosity within the church, allowing worshippers to participate in the act of giving with ease and gratitude, no matter where they may be.

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Building Project

With your generous support, we are not only enhancing worship, faith development, and leadership opportunities but making a historic investment ensuring the Catholic Center becomes a nurturing environment for intellectual, moral, and spiritual growth. Your contribution today is pivotal in making this historic opportunity possible.

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Day of Giving

Participate in the U of R's Day of Giving Campaign. We aim to rally individuals, alumni, and the wider community around a shared mission, showcasing the collective impact of generosity and helping to fund vital projects, scholarships, or charitable endeavors.

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Wilson Society (Planned Giving)

When you include Newman in your estate plan, your generosity provides a place for the Catholic faith to grow dynamically for generations and for future students to gather, encounter Christ, and transform hearts. The University's Wilson Society provides this vehicle to make a testimonial and legacy gift by designating the Catholic Newman Community.

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George Eastman Circle (5-Year Pledged Giving)

Members of the George Eastman Circle (GEC) have been most impactful to the development and growth of the Catholic Newman Community. The GEC allows Newman to count on annual funds and plan strategically for yearly growth and engagement. Your support today through the University's GEC and designating the Dean's Fund for Newman makes all the difference!

Join the over 80 members who make a difference.

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Special Appeals

Our special appeals raise funds to cover costs of new programs and missions which are not covered by general donations. They offer congregants and supporters the opportunity to contribute directly to causes, goals, and aspirations that resonate with them, fostering a sense of ownership and involvement in the church's mission beyond regular offerings.

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