Fortney & Weygandt to Donate 1,000 Turkeys to SVDP Woodland Food Center

Freshwatercleveland.com – November 30, 2016

woodland-turkey-give-awaySt. Vincent de Paul Society’s Woodland Food Center will give away 1,000 frozen turkeys and five-pound bags of potatoes, thanks to the generosity of Fortney & Weygandt, Inc.  This is 13th year that the local construction firm has donated the food to the food center, which is located in Cleveland’s impoverished Central neighborhood.

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SVDP Participates in #WeGiveCatholic Crowdfunding for Giving Tuesday

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Cleveland.com – November 23, 2016

CLEVELAND, Ohio — #GivingTuesday, an annual and global online day devoted to giving to those in need, is Tuesday and the Northeast Ohio Catholic community plans to participate in a big way.

The Catholic Community Foundation of the Diocese Cleveland will host its inaugural crowdfunding event #weGiveCatholic. More than 140 schools, parishes, ministries, Catholic Charities sites and programs and other Catholic nonprofits will participate in the online fundraising effort. During the 24-hour window on November 29, people can go to #weGiveCatholic.org and donate to their favorite participating organizations.

Participants include Catholic Youth Organization, Society for St. Vincent de Paul, West Side Catholic Center, Camp Christopher and St. Augustine Health Ministries. John Carroll University, Ursuline College and Notre Dame College will join in with many Catholic elementary and high schools, as well as parishes throughout the eight-county Diocese of Cleveland.

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