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    Fraternal Resources for Ukraine Support

    SUPPORT FOR UKRAINE AS A COUNCIL ACTIVITY

    Councils who donate at least $1,000 to the Ukraine Solidarity Fund may submit and claim program credit in any program category on the Columbian Award (SP-7) application. Councils who donate at least $4,000 may claim 2 program credits in any program category.

    For the latest news and updates from the Order on the situation in Ukraine, please visit kofc.org/ukraine.

    Programs
    How to Fundraise and Donate
    Promote Support
    Share Your Story

    HOLY HOUR

    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament restores peace in the world and can bring about reparation for the evils of war. Host a Holy Hour or Eucharistic Procession with your council and spend time in the presence of our Lord, the Prince of Peace.

    Resources

    ROSARY

    The rosary is a prayer for peace because of the charity which it produces (Rosarium Virginis Mariae, no. 40). Organize a rosary with your council to ask for Our Lady’s intercession in Ukraine.

    Resources

    Digital Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

    Councils in the United States may wish to set up an online fundraising page through Classy. Sharing your team’s donation page will have donations travel directly from donor to fund. All the council needs to do is create the page, share the link, and view the progress.

    Learn How to Set Up a Team Create a Fundraising Team

    How a Council Can Make a Donation

    To donate by credit card, please visit kofc.org/Ukraine, click on the donation button and complete the secure form.

    To donate by check, please make your check out to “Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc.” and write “Ukraine Solidarity Fund” in the memo line. Then, please mail your check to:

    Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1966
    New Haven, CT, 06510-1966


    How Online Members Can Contribute

    As an Online Member, you have the chance, like all members, to donate to those that are being affected in Ukraine. To do so, please click on the button below which will bring you to the Online Member donation page. You will see a live feed of all the money that Online Members from across the Order have currently donated.

    Online member donate

    How Affiliate Members Can Contribute

    As an Affiliate Member of the Knights of Columbus, you can donate to those that are being affected by the crisis in Ukraine. To contribute to the Order’s Ukraine Solidarity Fund, please click on the button below which will bring you to the Affiliate Member donation page.

    AFFILIATE MEMBER DONATE

    LATEST NEWS AND UPDATES

    To stay up to date on the latest total amount raised, press releases, videos, and information about the Order’s support of Ukraine and Ukraine Solidarity Fund visit kofc.org/Ukraine. Consider sharing the videos and links on your council social media pages or council website.

    Learn More

    DOWNLOADABLE POSTER

    Download and print this poster to spread the word in your community. Ask your pastor if you can hang it in the parish hall, church lobby, or other visible areas where others can see it. If possible, try to hand a copy in a local storefront or bulletin board. This can also be shared as an image on your council social media pages or on your website.

    Download

    DOWNLOADABLE GRAPHICS

    Download these images to publish or share on your council social media pages and website. Consider sharing these images on your personal social media pages and ask your pastor if the parish would be willing to share them on their accounts as well. Additionally, these can be printed in the parish bulletin, in your council newsletters, or shared via email.

    Download

    BULLETIN AD

    Talk with your pastor or parish office about placing an ad in the parish bulletin in support of the Ukraine Solidarity Fund. Download the suggested text and consider adding an invitation to join your council – ie. For information or to join Council XXXX, please contact [NAME] at [EMAIL and/or TEL].

    Download

    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS IN UKRAINE

    Download, print, and share this fact sheet to help tell the story of the Knights of Columbus in Ukraine and show how the Order is making an impact in the lives of refugees. Hand this out after council meetings or Mas, post it on a bulletin board and make it available for pick up at council events.

    Download

    RADIO AD

    Reach out to local radio stations and inquire about purchasing a commercial spot. Download and share this recording with the station to run. Work with your district deputy and state council leaders to share this effort and cost with multiple councils in the area.

    Listen/Download

    Television Commercial

    Reach out to local television stations and inquire about purchasing a commercial spot on your local channel. Watch and share this video to your website or social platforms at the link below. Work with your district deputy and state council leaders to share this effort and cost with multiple councils in the area. To provide a version with the station to run on their network please contact Helpukraine@kofc.org.

    Watch/Download Commercial

    DOWNLOAD VIDEOS TO SHARE

    There are many powerful videos about the K of C response to the conflict in Ukraine and the refugee stories on our YouTube page. If you do not have access to the internet at council meetings and events, you can download these videos directly from YouTube by clicking the "Download" button under the video next to "Share". Save the video to your computer to play at your next event.

    VIEW VIDEOS

    Has your council or assembly answered the call to respond during the crisis in Ukraine?  If so, we want to hear your story!  Please click the link below to complete the “Support for Ukraine” survey and tell us what you’ve done so far to provide relief during the crisis in Ukraine.

    REPORT YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS
    Programs

    HOLY HOUR

    Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament restores peace in the world and can bring about reparation for the evils of war. Host a Holy Hour or Eucharistic Procession with your council and spend time in the presence of our Lord, the Prince of Peace.

    Resources

    ROSARY

    The rosary is a prayer for peace because of the charity which it produces (Rosarium Virginis Mariae, no. 40). Organize a rosary with your council to ask for Our Lady’s intercession in Ukraine.

    Resources
    How to Fundraise and Donate

    Digital Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

    Councils in the United States may wish to set up an online fundraising page through Classy. Sharing your team’s donation page will have donations travel directly from donor to fund. All the council needs to do is create the page, share the link, and view the progress.

    Learn How to Set Up a Team Create a Fundraising Team

    How a Council Can Make a Donation

    To donate by credit card, please visit kofc.org/Ukraine, click on the donation button and complete the secure form.

    To donate by check, please make your check out to “Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc.” and write “Ukraine Solidarity Fund” in the memo line. Then, please mail your check to:

    Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1966
    New Haven, CT, 06510-1966


    How Online Members Can Contribute

    As an Online Member, you have the chance, like all members, to donate to those that are being affected in Ukraine. To do so, please click on the button below which will bring you to the Online Member donation page. You will see a live feed of all the money that Online Members from across the Order have currently donated.

    Online member donate

    How Affiliate Members Can Contribute

    As an Affiliate Member of the Knights of Columbus, you can donate to those that are being affected by the crisis in Ukraine. To contribute to the Order’s Ukraine Solidarity Fund, please click on the button below which will bring you to the Affiliate Member donation page.

    AFFILIATE MEMBER DONATE
    Promote Support

    LATEST NEWS AND UPDATES

    To stay up to date on the latest total amount raised, press releases, videos, and information about the Order’s support of Ukraine and Ukraine Solidarity Fund visit kofc.org/Ukraine. Consider sharing the videos and links on your council social media pages or council website.

    Learn More

    DOWNLOADABLE POSTER

    Download and print this poster to spread the word in your community. Ask your pastor if you can hang it in the parish hall, church lobby, or other visible areas where others can see it. If possible, try to hand a copy in a local storefront or bulletin board. This can also be shared as an image on your council social media pages or on your website.

    Download

    DOWNLOADABLE GRAPHICS

    Download these images to publish or share on your council social media pages and website. Consider sharing these images on your personal social media pages and ask your pastor if the parish would be willing to share them on their accounts as well. Additionally, these can be printed in the parish bulletin, in your council newsletters, or shared via email.

    Download

    BULLETIN AD

    Talk with your pastor or parish office about placing an ad in the parish bulletin in support of the Ukraine Solidarity Fund. Download the suggested text and consider adding an invitation to join your council – ie. For information or to join Council XXXX, please contact [NAME] at [EMAIL and/or TEL].

    Download

    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS IN UKRAINE

    Download, print, and share this fact sheet to help tell the story of the Knights of Columbus in Ukraine and show how the Order is making an impact in the lives of refugees. Hand this out after council meetings or Mas, post it on a bulletin board and make it available for pick up at council events.

    Download

    RADIO AD

    Reach out to local radio stations and inquire about purchasing a commercial spot. Download and share this recording with the station to run. Work with your district deputy and state council leaders to share this effort and cost with multiple councils in the area.

    Listen/Download

    Television Commercial

    Reach out to local television stations and inquire about purchasing a commercial spot on your local channel. Watch and share this video to your website or social platforms at the link below. Work with your district deputy and state council leaders to share this effort and cost with multiple councils in the area. To provide a version with the station to run on their network please contact Helpukraine@kofc.org.

    Watch/Download Commercial

    DOWNLOAD VIDEOS TO SHARE

    There are many powerful videos about the K of C response to the conflict in Ukraine and the refugee stories on our YouTube page. If you do not have access to the internet at council meetings and events, you can download these videos directly from YouTube by clicking the "Download" button under the video next to "Share". Save the video to your computer to play at your next event.

    VIEW VIDEOS
    Share Your Story

    Has your council or assembly answered the call to respond during the crisis in Ukraine?  If so, we want to hear your story!  Please click the link below to complete the “Support for Ukraine” survey and tell us what you’ve done so far to provide relief during the crisis in Ukraine.

    REPORT YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS

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