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Watch the 2019 Campaign Video

Note to parishes: the 2019 ShareLife Sunday collection dates are March 31, May 5 and June 2

2019 Parish Campaign Resources

NEW: Online Reporting Instructions - This document describes the new procedure for parishes to report their fundraising results. Reports will no longer be sent by phone, fax or email.

NEW: 2019 Parish Campaign Video - In addition to the download and streaming links below, you can order a DVD copy by emailing Kris Dmytrenko at kdmytrenko@archtoronto.org. More languages coming soon.
English: Download | YouTube
English subtitles: Download | YouTube
French: Download | YouTube
Chinese (Cantonese Voiceover/Simplified Subtitles): Download | YouTube
Chinese (Cantonese Voiceover/Traditional Subtitles): Download | YouTube
Italian: Download | YouTube
Korean: Download | YouTube
Polish: Download | YouTube
Portuguese: Download | YouTube 
Vietnamese: Download | YouTube


Bulletin Announcements
- Insert these announcements in your parish bulletins from February through the end of July.
English PDF | English Word/DOCChinese Simplified | Chinese Traditional | French | Italian | 
Korean | Lithuanian | Polish | Portuguese | Spanish | Tamil | Vietnamese

Bulletin Covers - Add these ShareLife cover images to your bulletins on the weeks indicated below.
March 30/31 | April 27/28May 25/26

Brochure
- Make this brochure available throughout the campaign to inform your parishioners about ShareLife.
English
| Chinese | French | Hungarian | Italian | KoreanPolish | Portuguese | Tamil

Case For Support - This 12-page brochure features stories that demonstrate how supporting ShareLife makes a difference.

Posters - Display the following posters to promote the ShareLife Sunday collection dates.
Agency Posters, English-only: Family Services | Seniors | Youth | Immigrants
Pope Francis Poster: English | French | Chinese | HungarianItalian | KoreanPolish | Portuguese | Spanish | Tamil

Cardinal's Letter - An invitation from Cardinal Collins to participate in the ShareLife campaign. 
English PDF | English Word/DOC | French | Chinese Simplified | Chinese Traditional | Italian | KoreanPolish | Portuguese | Spanish

Talking Points - Provided by Bishop Robert Kasun, these notes can supplement a pastor's homily or pulpit announcement in support of ShareLife.

Sample Speech/Homily -
Use this speech or adapt it to meet your specific needs when you speak on behalf of ShareLife.
Short version - 5 minutes | Long version - 8 minutes

ShareLife History - This presentation focuses on the legacy of Catholic social services in the Archdiocese of Toronto.


2018 Report to Donors


2019 Parish Campaign Kit

Checklist Guide - This guide makes it easy to ensure you follow every step required to execute your campaign.

Parish Campaign Guide - This comprehensive tool includes everything you need to know.

Agency Contacts - Refer to this document for program descriptions and speaker contacts for all 42 ShareLife-funded agencies and grand recipients.

Key Dates Poster - This one poster highlights all of the important campaign dates.

Speaker Guidelines - These tips will help ensure your ShareLife presentation is engaging and effective. Agency List - This document includes descriptions and contact information for every ShareLife-funded agency.

Photo Release Form - When posting photos online or sending them to the ShareLife Office, please ensure participants or their guardians provide written authorization.


Volunteer Resources

ShareLife volunteers are the single most important element for a dynamic and successful ShareLife parish campaign. For the 2019 ShareLife campaign, we are encouraging all parishes to consider developing a ShareLife committee. Please download the following material for your parish committee.

Volunteer Interest Form - Submit Online | Download and Print


Pastor Guidelines for Committee Selection

Pulpit and Bulletin Announcements for Volunteer Recruitment - English: PDF - Word Doc
Italian: PDF - Word Doc
Portuguese: PDF - Word Doc

Bulletin Insert for Volunteer Recruitment - English: Colour | Black and white
Italian: Colour | Black and white
Portuguese: Colour | Black and white

Friends of ShareLife - Volunteers Presentation - This document describes ways in which volunteers can help ShareLife, such as joining a parish committee. 

Volunteer Video Profiles:

Ning Benedicto - YouTube | Download
Pauline McLaughlin - YouTube | Download
Albert Nascimento - YouTube | Download



Past Parish Campaign Resources

Thank You Letter from Cardinal Collins

Life Source Newsletter - Spring 2018
 
- This annual publication, which includes updates and stories about ShareLife and its agencies, is distributed to monthly donors.

2018 Parish Campaign Video
- In addition to the download and streaming links below, you can order a DVD copy by emailing Kris Dmytrenko at kdmytrenko@archtoronto.org.
English: Download | YouTube 
English with subtitles: Download | YouTube
Chinese Traditional subtitles: Download | YouTube
Italian subtitles: Download | YouTube
Korean subtitles: Download | YouTube
Polish subtitles:
Download | YouTube
Portuguese subtitles: Download | YouTube
Vietnamese subtitles: Download | YouTube

2017 Parish Campaign Video
 - In addition to downloading from the links below, you can order DVD copies by emailing slife@archtoronto.org. Limited quantities available.
English: Download | YouTube
English with subtitles: Download | YouTube
Portuguese subtitles: Download | YouTube

2017 Chinese Video - This video features an interview in Chinese with a married couple who received support from Catholic Community Services of York Region. In addition to downloading from the links below, you can order DVD copies by emailing slife@archtoronto.org. Limited quantities available.
Chinese: Download | YouTube
Chinese Traditional subtitles: Download | YouTube