Diocese to participate in #iGiveCatholic, part of #GivingTuesday

The Diocese of Allentown will be one of 17 Dioceses and Archdioceses across the country participating in #iGiveCatholic on November 28, #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

#iGiveCatholic is an online crowdfunding event that brings the Catholic community together to give thanks and give back. #iGiveCatholic is considered the most successful Catholic crowdfunding event to date. This will be the third year of the event, which in its first two years raised a combined $3.16 million for more than 300 ministries.

The Diocese of Allentown will participate in #iGiveCatholic by partnering with 24 local schools, parishes and ministries.

The partner participants are: Allentown Central Catholic High School; Berks Catholic High School, Reading; Bethlehem Catholic High School; Catholic Charities, Diocese of Allentown; Holy Family Parish and Holy Family School , Nazareth; Holy Guardian Angels Regional School, Reading; Mercy School for Special Learning, Allentown; Sacred Heart Parish, Palmerton; Sacred Heart School, West Reading; Sacred Heart Villa, Center Valley; St. Ambrose School, Schuylkill Haven; St. Ann School, Emmaus; St. Francis Academy, Bally; St. John Neumann Regional School, Palmerton; St. John the Baptist Parish, Pottsville; St. Joseph the Worker School, Orefield; St. Joseph Parish, Frackville; St. Margaret School, Reading; St. Mary Parish, Kutztown; St. Michael the Archangel School, Limeport/Colesville; St. Paul Parish, Allentown; and Trinity Academy, Shenandoah.

For more information visit the local #iGiveCatholic website at