News from National
In CDA National News there are five National Projects for which National is asking that all Courts send $20.00 per project per year. They are Habitat for Humanity, Holy Cross Family Ministries, Laboure, SOAR, and Smile Train.
The site also mentioned what the CDA ( as defined by the IRS as a designated tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization.) can do regarding educating voters about the candidates and their positions . Please check out the National CDA site at www.catholicdaughters.org.
Texas CDA and Habitat for Humanity are working together to help a single mother of two children to move into a new home in Texarkana, TX. Ground blessing/breaking is planned for Saturday, February 22, 2020, with expected house completion in May 2020. CDA courts are being asked to donate $250 to this project.
State Regent Melodie Brunt with the Texas State Officers attended the 2019 State and Territorial Officers Conference held July 18-21, 2019 at the Franciscan Renewal Center in Scottsdale, Arizona. Other officers Rebecca Brown 1st Vice State Regent, Carolyn Richey, 2nd Vice State Regent, Terrie Vacek, State Secretary and Virginia Olsovsky, State Treasurer. www.texascda.org is the website to see the Texas CDA information.