Charity -is at the heart of our work and our faith
Charity is at the heart of our work and our faith — and it always has been. For the Knights of Columbus, charity means supporting a virtually boundless variety of projects.
OUR ANNUAL APPEAL
GIVE WHERE IT’S NEEDED MOST
“Whether at home or abroad, charity is our Order’s first principle and the basis for all we do as brother Knights.” – Supreme Knight Carl Anderson DONATE NOW
OUR CHARITABLE EFFORTS
LEAVE NO NEIGHBOR BEHIND FUND
Please stand with the Knights as we support the needs of our communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. DONATE NOW
The Virgil C. and Ann L. Scholarship Fund
All gifts made through this link will be noted in memory of Virgil C. Dechant, past Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus.
CHRISTIAN REFUGEE FUND
Christians who have fled the religious persecution in the Middle East receive aid through the Christian Refugee Relief Fund, established in 2014. LEARN MORE
When disaster strikes, our volunteers are ready with supplies and aid in impacted communities around the world. LEARN MORE
COATS FOR KIDS PROGRAM
When families struggle to clothe their children with warm coats in the winter, Knights of Columbus councils help meet this basic need with Coats for Kids. LEARN MORE
CULTURE OF LIFE FUND
The most effective pro-life program the Order has undertaken, the Knights of Columbus Ultrasound Initiative has funded 979 ultrasound machines in all 50 states and Canada, with a total value of more than $48 million. LEARN MORE
WARRIORS TO LOURDES
Warriors to Lourdes is a pilgrimage co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and the Archdiocese of the Military. Each year, over 100 wounded warriors embark to Lourdes for physical and spiritual healing. LEARN MORE
Our United in Charities Annual Appeal provides support to all of our initiatives. Gifts to the Annual Appeal allow the Knights to meet our most pressing needs quickly. DONATE NOW
Scholarships for seminarians has helped many young men over the years pursue their call to the priesthood. LEARN MORE
FATHER MCGIVNEY MILITARY CHAPLAIN SCHOLARSHIP
Established in 2011, the Knights of Columbus Father McGivney Military Chaplains scholarship program helps fund the education of seminarians preparing to become Catholic chaplains in the U.S. Armed Forces.
OUR PARTNERS IN CHARITY