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Special Needs

Special Needs grants are awarded by application and through the endorsement of a Loretto member. The selected organizations support Loretto’s mission in outreach to others. Learn more about the Special Needs fund.

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Carrying on the Work of the Gospel: Loretto Addresses Special Needs

By Loretto Community / November 8, 2021 /
Haitian students in school uniforms sit at a shared desk in their outdoor classroom.

Remember the story of the man who came to Jesus and asked, “What do I have to do to inherit eternal life?”  And Jesus answered him, “Keep the commandments, you…

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Loretto Thanks God for All Peoples, Shares Bounty Through Special Needs Fund

By Loretto Community / November 23, 2020 /

“As we stand with Mary at the foot of the cross, we strive to bring the healing Spirit of God into our world and we commit ourselves to improving the…

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Organizations Receive Non-Emergency Loretto Special Needs Grants

By Marlene Spero SL / February 1, 2020 /
Colorful artwork with the text "We work for justice and act for ..." Art by Bob Strobridge.

The Loretto Special Needs Committee has concluded its 2019 distribution of funds for long-range social change projects. Grants are solicited twice a calendar year, on Feb. 15 and Oct. 15,…

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First Cycle Non-Emergency Special Needs Grants

By Marlene Spero SL / May 7, 2019 /

Many groups in our country and abroad are working hard to help provide needed goods and services for those who live on the margins of society. Each year Loretto sets…

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Special Needs Fund: Promoting Loretto Mission

By Loretto Community / October 2, 2017 /

By Sue Rogers The Special Needs Fund, established by the General Assembly of 1973, has been active in promoting Loretto mission for 44 years. The Special Needs Fund has provided…

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