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Become a Member of the Divine Society 

Catholic Charities Jacksonville has put our faith into action to serve the most vulnerable in our community for more than 75 years. Our programs rely on financial support from corporate sponsors and individuals who come together to provide more than $1 million each year to Transform Lives. 


Catholic Charities Jacksonville is grateful to be supported by the Divine Society, an exclusive sustainer society formed to engage and celebrate donors. The Divine Society has provided a way for our most involved contributors to collectively support our programs in a deeper way, allowing us to surpass our goals and supporting our team as we served over 33,000 clients last year. 

We request that members allow us to apply donations where they are most urgently needed, but if a particular program has deeper meaning to you, you may certainly earmark your gift toward your program of choice.  

Divine Society Membership Levels

Platinum Member – $20,000 +  


These top-level members will make a substantial impact throughout our key programs of hunger relief, Emergency Financial Assistance, Refugee Resettlement, Camp I Am Special and Immigration Legal Services. Below is an example of how each Platinum Key membership could sustain Catholic Charities Jacksonville’s work in all of these areas – and more – for a full year. 


Community Benefits:

  • 20,000 pounds of food to stock our pantry at St. Pius V Food Pantry 

  • Emergency rent for 7 local families facing homelessness

  • Legal service assistance to 5 individuals becoming citizens or reuniting with their families  

  • Camp I Am Special scholarships for 10 Campers

  • Furniture for a newly resettled family

  • Christmas gifts for 10 families in need 

Platinum Members
The Lucy Gooding Charitable FDN Trust
Ray & Kay Eckstein Charitable Trust
Florida Blue Foundation
Alfred I duPont Foundation Inc
Jorge Morales
Margaret Twomey
Gregory Montana
St. Augustine Diocesan Council of Catholic Women
Catholic Charities USA
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Gold Member – $10,000  

Gold Key members will also significantly affect change in our community. Below is an example of how each Gold Key membership could sustain Catholic Charities Jacksonville’s work in all of these areas for six months. 


Community Benefits:

  • Weekly food distribution at St. Pius V Food Pantry for 140 families for six months

  • Emergency utility payments for 4 local families struggling to make ends meet

  • Operating expenses for our Camp I Am Special Aquatic Center costs for all Campers to swim 

  • Christmas gifts for 5 families in need

Gold Members
Frank Martire
Joseph and Gertrude Larose Foundation Inc.
PGA Tour, Inc.
Betty Fipp
Florida Literacy Coalition
Margaret & George Helow Family Foundation Inc.
Massy Stores (USA) LLC
The Catholic Foundation

Silver Member – $5,000  

Silver Key members are imperative to keeping our initiatives funded and able to meet emergent needs. Below is an example of different ways Silver Key memberships could support the people Catholic Charities of Jacksonville serves.


Community Benefits:

  • Weekly food distribution at St. Pius V Food Pantry for 140 families for three months

  • Cost of utility bills for 2 families for three months 

  • Employment assistance to 4 resettled refugees 

  • Camp I Am Special scholarships for 2 Campers

  • Christmas gifts for 5 families in need

Silver Members
Johnson and Johnson Foundation
David Rybak
Noelle Pomeroy
Dollar General Literacy Foundation
Riverside Presbyterian Church
Ruby Peters
Ascension St. Vincent's
Margaret French
Charities Aid Foundation of America
Queen of Peace Catholic Community
Gregory Barbour
Cascone Family Foundation
Robert Gray
Paul Kelly
Eugene Kovarik
Christian Lachner
MaryEllen Willis Foundation
Lisa Obringer
Mike Seethaler
John Sullivan
Terence Sullivan
The Burton Foundation
Roger Tompkins
Wire Mesh Corp.

Bronze Member – $2,500  

Those who join the Divine Society at the Bronze Key member level can expect their gift to support our agency’s areas of greatest need. 


Community Benefits:​

  • Weekly food distribution at St. Pius V Catholic Church for 70 families 

  • Emergency utility payments for 3 local families struggling to make ends meet 

  • Leadership training for 5 Camp I Am Special Group Leaders

Bronze Members
Sandra Madigan
Michael Kelley
John Isaacs
Donald Johnson
Edward Rooney
Holy Family Catholic Church
Crowley Cares Foundation
The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida
Jamie Woodward
Whitehall Foundation, Inc.
Margaret Stanley
Richard Garro Jr.
Susan Hill
John Stinneford
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
St. John Paul II Catholic Church
Simply Healthcare Plans, Inc.
Theresa Simak
Marc Mayo
Anne Marie Maige
John Anderson
Assumption Catholic Church
Lisa Benton
Black Knight Financial Services
Blessed Trinity Catholic Church
Mark Brockelman
Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
John Giorgianni
Jeff Kissee
Tim Loftis

Treasury of the Faith Member – $1,000 

This sponsorship level is exclusively for parishes interested in joining the founding class of the Divine Society. Those who join the Treasury of the Faith level can expect their gift to support our agency’s area of greatest need. 


Community Benefits:

  • Weekly food distribution at St. Pius V Food Pantry for 70 families 

  • Emergency utility payments for 2 local families struggling to make ends meet 

  • Professional Certifications for two clients

  • Leadership training for 5 Camp I Am Special Group Leaders

Treasury of the Faith Members
Karli Taulbee
Eric Stelzer
Warren and Joanne Powers Charitable Foundation
Musa Farmand
St. Joseph Catholic School
Bright Funds Foundation
Steven Raymond Bateh
Terry Riley
Shannon McVearry
Donald Provasi
Martha Malone
Knights of Columbus, #7399
Knights of Columbus, #16492
HF Gold and Promo
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
McGough Family Gifting Fund
St. Luke's Catholic Church
Alan Ossi
Marshall Dennehey
Kathleen Hurdis
Roberto Costa
Joan Altes
John McKinney
Nancy Rebenack
St. Pius V Catholic Church
Mary Lesperance
Blair Hedges
CSX Transportation
Luis F. Anez M.D.
John Larson
Michelle Tetschner
Kent Petrousek
Michael Ellis
Shannon Shea
Lori Weber
Leila Vieta
The I.J. Van Huffel Foundation
Douglas Solomon
Lori Smith
Joseph Steve Rumpf
William Remley
Mary Preston
Ronald Nogas
Nicole Moran
Grace Min
Graham Allen
Gordon Arbogast
Hilary Breen
Keith Brown
Richardson Cole
Nancy Condron
David Courtwright
Michael Darling
Jon Ebacher
Martin Eltrich Jr.
Stephen Frick
Reggie Gaffney
Veronica Garcia Brown
John Gresens
Pamela Imholz
James Knutzen
Jeanette Kowkabany
Joyce Kramzer
Louis Larmoyeux IX IV
Bryan Lipinski
Kaye Lunsford
Patrick Madigan
Angela S. Martin
Thomas Masters
Evelyn Meyer

Thank You to Our Founding
Members of the Divine Society



Nancy & Gary Chartrand 

Florida Blue 


The Lucy Gooding Charitable Foundation Trust 
Marissa and Frank Martire

Kate Miller 

Karen & Greg Montana 
Margie and Jorge Morales

Pajcic & Pajcic - Kathleen & Seth Pajcic 


Alfred I. duPont Foundation 

Ascension St. Vincent’s 

Cascone Family Foundation 


Margaret & George Helow Family Foundation 

Jenny & Mike Lehman 

Wire Mesh Company 



Augustine Asset Management 

Jan & Gene Bebeau 

Black Knight 

Cathy Brinton 

The Burton Foundation 

Ann & John Carey 

Peggie & Mike French 

Mr. & Mrs. David Hunt

Elizabeth Johnson 

Margo & Michael Kelly 

The Maige Family 

Mr. & Mrs. Gary Norcross
Peggy and Duane Rowland

Ruby & Tom Peters 

Carol & Roger Tompkins 


Ameris Bank 

Dr. and Mrs. James & Kristi Aiello 

Lori & John Anderson 

Blessed Trinity Catholic Church 

Beth & Mark Brockelman 

Caroline & Bert Costa 

Coastal Luxury Outdoors 

Silvia & Jim Denkler 

Deacon George Good 

Michelle & David Kersch 

Sue & James Knutzen 

Cathy and Tom Nasby 

The Bryan & Teresa Lipinski Family 

Lisa & Michael Obringer 

Kathy & Jerry Weedon 


Joan Altes

Veronica Garcia Brown, CPA

Alejandra & Ric Cole

Mary & Ramon Day

DEX Imaging

Patty & Don DeStephano

Staci & Michael Duncan

Patricia & Louis Larmouyeux

Parra Harris Law - Divorce and Family Law Attorneys

Master, Smith & Wisby

The Monfort Family

Marianne & Brian Peters

Sacred Heart Catholic Church - Fleming Island

San Jose Catholic Church

Susan & Matt Schmitt

Dr. Shannon Shea 

Barabara Stockhoff

Kim Wilmoth

Mr. Woody Woodall

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