Our charitable activities encompass an almost infinite variety of local, national and international projects. From international charitable partnerships with Special Olympics, the Global Wheelchair Mission and Habitat for Humanity to our own Food for Families and Coats for Kids projects and other local charities, the opportunity to work together with fellow Knights and their families is virtually endless. In 2016, the Knights of Columbus set a new all-time record for the 18th consecutive year. Our charitable donations increased from $175 million in 2015 to a new total of $177,500,673 in 2016. In addition, we achieved our highest level of charitable service in 2016, volunteering more than 75 million hours of service.
Locally, Holy Family Council 6099 works thousands of hours to raise thousands of dollars that are distributed in our community. While much of our work is hands on and given cheerfully to St. Stephen, O.L.P.H. Church, and O.L.P.H. School, below are just some of the worthy organizations that receive funds as a direct result of our work and fund raising efforts.