Disaster Relief Update
The faithful of the Diocese of Winona have raised a current total of $395,968.98 for victims of recent natural disasters.
$255,968.40 has been raised for victims of Hurricane Harvey, which dealt extensive damage to the Houston, TX, metropolitan area in August of 2017.
$122,012.97 has been raised for victims of Hurricane Irma, which struck parts of the Caribbean and Florida between the end of August and mid September of 2017.
$7,086.47 has been raised for victims of earthquakes that struck the state of Chiapas in Mexico and the Mexico City metropolitan area within two weeks of each other in early September of 2017.
$10,901.14 has been raised for victims of Hurricane Maria, which swept through the Caribbean in the second half of September, 2017, bringing particular devastation to the island of Puerto Rico, where residents are still struggling to recover.
Thanks to all who have given so generously. Those who still wish to donate to any of these efforts may do so at the Catholic Foundation of Southern Minnesota’s disaster relief webpage.