We've just launched our first fundraising campaign to start building for a larger organization. To view the campaign go here. Its essentially a campaign to support the infrastructure, like the web site, the newsletter, and our interns. The text begins:
Dear Catholic Democrat,
Thank you to all our faithful Catholic Democrats members, who have supported us in building our one-of-a-kind organization over the past four years. Who can forget where we were in 2004 (!): Holy Communion denied to Democratic candidates as a Republican campaign strategy, and Democrats being told they could not speak at Catholic Colleges or churches.
We are writing to you today because we need your help to expand our communications efforts around the country. The good news is that we have now built 15 state groups nationally, and are continuing to garner national publicity for our cause (e.g. in articles that have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Canton Repository). Of course all this can be costly, and until now a few generous Catholic Democrats members have been funding it out of their own pockets.
Read this entire plea, and if you can help us, please donate today.