On December 27, 2020, the U.S. Government enacted a second stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This new stimulus package extends many of the charitable giving provisions outlined in the original CARES ACT signed in March 2020.
Donor-advised funds (DAF) are the fastest-growing charitable giving vehicle in the United States because they are one of the easiest and most tax-advantageous ways to give to charity.
As an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by COVID-19, Giving Tuesday Now is a new global day of giving and unity. This year it took place on May 5th, 2020.
In these exceptional times, of social distance and quarantine, the Sisters have not stood still. In the face of the reality we live in, the Sisters have put their hands to work, or rather, threads to their sewing machines.
During the month of April, Peru experienced one of the most destructive floods in its history. More than 100 people were killed and over 1,000 were wounded. It is estimated that close to 700,000 families lost their homes.
Rain continues to plague the Peruvian population, leaving many without a home or access to basic services including water, electricity, food and medication.
We are living in difficult times which call us to reflect on current and emerging needs in our society.