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Thanks to the efforts of Father Michael J. McGivney, assistant pastor of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven and some of his parishioners, the Connecticut state legislature on March 29, 1882, officially chartered the Knights of Columbus as a fraternal benefit society. The Order is still true to its founding principles of charity, unity and fraternity.

The Knights was formed to render financial aid to members and their families. Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and their families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.

The history of the Order shows how the foresight of Father Michael J. McGivney, whose cause for sainthood is being investigated by the Vatican, brought about what has become the world's foremost Catholic fraternal benefit society. The Order has helped families obtain economic security and stability through its life insurance, annuity and long-term care programs, and has contributed time and energy worldwide to service in communities.

The Knights of Columbus has grown from several members in one council to more than 13,000 councils and 1.7 million members throughout the United States, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, Poland, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, the Bahamas, the Virgin Islands, Cuba, Guatemala, Guam and Saipan.

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  • Medeia
    Medeia received a loan from Logan to purchase a minivan to transport fruits and vegetables.
    $1,350 to go
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  • Ivan
    Ivan received a loan from Logan to change the wiring and put new floors in his house.
  • Moisés De Jesús
    El Salvador
    Moisés De Jesús received a loan from Dan, Lynn and Family to buy vegetables, such as carrots, tomatoes, chiles, onions, radishes, potatoes, cabbage, lettuce, etc. to continue selling.
    Dan, Lynn and Family
  • Gs. El Balsano #1 Group
    Gs. El Balsano #1 Group received a loan from Noel to be able to plant 2 manzanas [a local land measurement] of corn and to maintain his pepper crop and give it good fertilization.
  • Susana Elizabeth
    El Salvador
    Susana Elizabeth received a loan from Jay to buy parts for her mill and ingredients for selling pupusas, because she's a single mother and she and her children can get ahead with her earnings.
  • Ngounty
    Ngounty received a loan from Douglas to purchase bananas and​​ longan for his business.
  • Josphat
    Josphat received a loan from Douglas to pay for his university fees.

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