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Knights of Columbus Charities

Knights of Columbus

We're pleased to announce that, since our first event in 2013, all net proceeds from the Carmel Mission Classic have been and will be disbursed to beneficiaries including the following:

Junipero Serra School Scholarships 
Junipero Serra School is a Roman Catholic elementary school that supports and educates Catholic youth from the Monterey Peninsula community. Families of all faiths are welcome.

Mary Queen of Heaven Ministry
Saving Female Victims of Sex Trafficking

Knights of Columbus Charities - Christians at Risk
Helping support persecuted Christians in Iraq, Syria, and the surrounding region.

Coats for Kids

Over 200 coats were given to needy children living in South Monterey County.

Knights of Columbus 2017 "Christmas Coats for Kids" give away to Farm Workers' Families in Salinas Valley:
Coats for Kids Coats for Kids

Catholic Charities    -  
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Monterey, is a faith-based non-profit social service agency providing aid to individuals and families in the four central coast counties of Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito and San Luis Obispo. Their mission is to assist individuals and families of all backgrounds and beliefs providing them with tools, training and resources to help meet basic necessities for life. They serve over 20,000 individuals a year.

St. Vincent de Paul Farm Workers Program 
Provides food, clothing, and blankets on a monthly basis and school supplies as needed to low income farm worker families living in South Monterey County.   

Carmelite Monastery of Our Lady and St. Therese, Carmel, California 
A cloistered, contemplative community of women, totally consecrated to Jesus Christ, who pray for the world and the needs of the Church.

Santa Marina Omura Orphanage with Father Reynolds and the Dominican Sisters
Santa Marina Omura Orphanage

Carmel Mission Foundation  A foundation supporting the ongoing project of restoring and maintaining the Carmel Mission.  It was here that Junipero Serra oversaw the mission system which eventually gave way to the religious and social structures that would become the “Golden State.”  

Paradise, California Victims of the Horrific Fire

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, House of Prayer, Carmel, California
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur has a long history of serving the poor, starting in Europe over two centuries ago.  Today, Sisters in the California Province continue that tradition in a variety of ways and in many venues.

St. Anthony's Catholic School, Osogbo, Nigeria
St. Anthony's Catholic School, Osogbo, Nigeria