2016 Plan of Action

1. Hold Foundation Sunday with information talk on the weekend of April 30-May 1 & envelope collection on the weekend of May 7-8 for cheques & pledges & follow up with parishioners & other potential donors in June.

2. Continue to provide in memoriam donation cards at funeral homes.

3.Continue to solicit bequests in individual wills, life insurance, RRSP/RRIF beneficiary designations.

4. Hold AGM with Parish Finance Council on Wed. March 30, 2016

5. Hold a fundraising dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch 297) on Sunday April 10

6. Do a concert in September

7. Do a “Remembering Our Loved Ones at Christmas” for the weekend of December 17-18.

8. Update the Foundation Website.

9. Prepare articles for our parish bulletin.

10. Solicit support from St. Columban’s CWL & Knights of Columbus Council 755 & Council 5068

11. Continue to recognize donors with the donor appreciation screen.

12. Do media releases about Foundation activities

13. Explore other possible fundraisers