The Stop the Bleed program is a Department of Homeland Security effort to to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
Approximately 200 men and women incarcerated in the RSW Regional Jail are released every year. These people need models of Christianity to help them return to the community as worthy citizens. A few hours of your time could make a permanent difference in their lives. They need guidance and practical support to obtain basic aspects of life (e.g. clothing, a place to live, work and transportation arranged by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington) as well as mentorship. If you are interested in learning more, visit the Diocese’s Prison Ministry website or contact Keith Henderson (571-236-2878, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Your efforts on behalf of the Council’s charitable works are greatly appreciated. Please report your individual efforts through the “2020 Survey of Fraternal Activities” or by contacting Brother Leo Carling (540-631-7555).
Please enter your hours for events as they occur. Project leaders are encouraged to record the hours for their event participants.
The summary of data is reported to the Supreme Council which aggregates the information to demonstrate the World-wide impact of all our brothers.
Please support the work of the Virginia Knights of Columbus Charities, Inc (VKCCI) through your charitable donations. During the past 3 years, families in our area received a total of more than $30,000 of urgently needed assistance. VKCCI helps support those citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia who are unable to provide support for themselves or their family members and have exhausted all other avenues of relief.