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Poverty Justice Fund

Started in 1999, the Poverty Justice Fund has partnered with close to 100 organizations to assist the Sisters of Providence in their efforts to promote social justice and the integrity of Earth.

There are many direct service organizations that help people, but this fund is aimed at systemic changes that promote human dignity and the integrity of all creation.

The fund allows us to partner with others who are doing good work in an effort to create a more just and sustainable future.

In the words of our foundress, Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, “We are not called upon to do all the good work that is possible, but only that which we can do.”

Those interested in applying are encouraged to log on to Sisters of Providence website. Applications for the 2014-15 fiscal year are due June 1, 2014. Those applying will be directed to an application by accessing the above webpage.

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Sister Donna Butler

Sister Donna Butler has been a Sister of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods for more than 60 years. Sister Donna has served in elementary education, parish ministry, diocesan social justice, as well as the Congregation’s liturgy office, archives department and social justice outreach. She also administered as the director of the Providence Volunteer Ministry. Sister Donna currently volunteers in outreach with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College students.

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