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GREEN BAY, Wis. (May 25, 2021) – Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay will host their annual Gala in the virtual space for 2021. Join Bishop David Ricken, this Thursday, May 27, 2021, from 8-9 p.m. for “Inspired to Act,” a virtual night of hope and inspiration. With your help, Catholic Charities will be present in greater ways to those who seek mental and financial health counseling, adoption and family support services, and immigration and refugee services.
After a year of so many challenges, come hear stories of impact and learn how Catholic Charities continues to change lives in northeast Wisconsin. Whether you're "Excited," "Passionate," or "Inspired" by the work of Catholic Charities, there's a ticket level tailored for you. Starting at just $5, the various ticket levels are one way your attendance contributes toward the programs and offerings of Catholic Charities. To learn more and register: https://ccinspired.givesmart.com 
The virtual evening will include silent auction items and a live service auction. Both of these auction opportunities are now live and open for bidding from your phone, computer, or other mobile device. Browse the silent auction and choose from great items including dinner with Bishop Ricken (+8 guests), an Ariens snowblower, a Dooney & Bourke purse and Seroogy's Chocolates gift card, and a weekend getaway in Door County, just to name a few. Click here to check out all the amazing items!
If you are looking to have a direct impact in a particular area of Catholic Charities ministry, perhaps the service auction is where you will be “Inspired to Act.” This portion of the evening encourages direct donations to the various programs and initiatives. Consider giving to the services that most inspire you — it's through your support that Catholic Charities is able to bring their lifeline of hope to people in greatest need. Click here to learn more about the programs and outreach efforts you can support.
You also won’t want to miss the musical surprise Bishop Ricken has planned for the evening. Get your tickets now for an evening of inspiration benefitting the programs offered through Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay.


Who we are: As friends and followers of Jesus, the Catholic Diocese of Green Bay is devoted to fostering households and communities of discipleship through the mission and ministry of the Catholic Church. We are missionary disciples striving to lead all people to the Kingdom of God. Established in 1868, the diocese is composed of 324,000 Catholics in 16 counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara and Winnebago. 

Contact: Justine Lodl, director of communications, at 920-272-8213 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Sarah Gietman, communications coordinator, at 920-272-8209 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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