Introducing the In Gratitude Legacy Circle

The Foundation is excited to announce the newly formed In Gratitude Legacy Circle.  To join the Legacy Circle,  simply include the Foundation in your estate planning, and notify us of your intention.  Our Lakeshore Catholic Community will be forever grateful for your generosity, for years to come, as your gift will continue to build a … Continued

Donor Appreciation Event 2021

The Foundation is so grateful for all of our donors and supporters!  It was an honor to gather together on September 16, 2021, at CityVu.  We were excited to celebrate the recent milestone of our Foundation surpassing $2 million in assets, and announce the Griffith Families as recipients of the Mary Louise Avery† Lifetime Achievement … Continued

Grateful for our Retiring Board Members

We are deeply grateful to Fr. Mike Cilibraise, Karen Brown, Pete Esser, and Rachelle Rokos for their generous service to the Corpus Christi Foundation.  They have served as board members and/or in various officer positions in the Foundation over the years, and have generously contributed many hours and creative ideas.  Thank you Fr. Mike, Karen, … Continued

A New Milestone!

Our 2020 Annual Report announces a new milestone…. total assets exceeded $2 million for the first time in our history!!  Please read about this, recent grant stories, financials, and other good news in this report at the link below.  Thank you for your support of our local Catholic foundation! 2020 Annual Report  

Making the Most of Charitable Giving

The Foundation has developed a brochure to provide high level guidelines to assist you in making the most of your charitable giving.  Our goal is to help you leverage your charitable giving dollars, utilizing smart tax strategies to maximize your impact.  We hope these suggestions will be helpful as you make decisions regarding all of … Continued

New Annual Report Available

The Foundation’s 2019 Annual Report has been published and is available for review at the link below.  Please read about recent developments and good news.  If you would like to request a printed copy of the report, please request it by emailing us at  Thank you for your support! 2019 Annual Report    

Thank You to Healthcare and SVDP Workers

The Foundation extends our deepest THANK YOU to all healthcare workers in our parishes! You are truly giving your life for others during this Covid-19 pandemic, and making deep sacrifices to give your time and effort to help and comfort the sick and suffering. We also say THANK YOU to volunteers and parish staff helping … Continued

New Named Fund

In Fall 2019, the Foundation was blessed to receive the very generous gift of a newly established named fund called Evangelium Vitae Fund. This new fund was established to recognize the incomparable worth of the human person. Annual distributions from the fund support Corpus Christi Catholic School by providing need based scholarship funds with an emphasis on … Continued

Donor Appreciation Event 2019

The Foundation is so grateful for all of our donors and supporters!  It was an honor to celebrate together on September 18, 2019, at the new Holland Civic Center Place.  We were excited to announce Mary Louise Avery† as recipient of the first annual Corpus Christi Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, for her dedication and service to our … Continued

Foundation Speaker Event

In January 2019, the Foundation sponsored an inspiring speaker to enrich the faith of our Lakeshore Catholic community.  Dr. David Den Braber spoke on “Living 2019 with Passion: Humility to Action and Becoming Fully Alive.”  It was a wonderful evening of fellowship and encouragement.