Fundraising for Raise the Roof, Ring the Bells, Feed the Hungry has been a great success over the summer. Since moving out of the Cathedral to our pilgrimage locations in late April, we have raised over $550,000, bringing the project to 81% funded (Fig 1 below).
Fundraising for Raise the Roof, Ring the Bells, Feed the Hungry began June 25th, 2014 at a public celebration where Peter Elliott and Margery Kellett bravely boarded a scissor lift to announce the leadership gift of $2.5million from the Jack and Darlene Poole Foundation. The launch event brought the Cathedral’s capital campaign to the attention […]
By Joan Seidl, Christ Church Cathedral, “Raise the Roof” Cathedral Capital Campaign PR Rep. The Cathedral’s small kitchen is the workhorse of the outreach ministry to Vancouver’s homeless and hungry population. Parishioner Ethyle Lamb, who organizes the Maundy Project hot soup and sandwich lunches, notes with alarm, “Our food outreach efforts have seen a 100% […]
On August 13, the Cathedral’s Director of Stewardship and Capital Development, Emily Pritchard spoke with Darlene Poole, the wife of Jack Poole and donor of $2.5 million dollars through the Jack and Darlene Poole Foundation to the Raise the Roof, Ring the Bells, Feed the Hungry! Campaign.