Watch the 2019 Campaign Video

Note to parishes: the 2020 ShareLife Sunday collection dates are March 29, May 3 and June 7

2020 Parish Campaign Resources

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.

Bulletin Announcements
- Print the following announcements in your bulletin every week during the campaign.
English | Coming soon: Chinese Simplified | Chinese Traditional | French | Italian | Korean | Polish | Portuguese | Spanish | Vietnamese

Bulletin Covers - Add these ShareLife cover images to your bulletins on the weeks indicated below.
March 28/29 | May 2/3 | June 6/7

Cardinal's Letter - An invitation from Cardinal Collins to participate in the ShareLife campaign. 
English | French | Chinese Simplified | Chinese Traditional KoreanPolish

- Make this brochure available during the campaign to inform your parishioners about ShareLife.
| Chinese | French | Italian | KoreanPolish | Portuguese | Spanish

Posters - Display the following posters to promote the ShareLife Sunday collections.
English-only: Young Mothers | Addiction | Special Needs | Seniors | Monthly giving
Pope Francis: English | French | Chinese | Italian | Korean | Polish | Portuguese | Spanish

2020 Parish Campaign Kit

NEW: Best Practices - This new resource provides a comprehensive overview of the ShareLife parish campaign. This is particularly helpful for new pastors and volunteer committee members.

Campaign Guide
- This guide includes essential dates and instructions for parishes.

Campaign Checklist - This document will help pastors and committee leaders follow every step required to execute the campaign.

Agency List - 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.

2019 Impact Report

2019 Parish Campaign Resources

Thank You Letter - Cardinal Collins thanks pastors and parishioners for supporting the 2019 ShareLife campaign - PDF | Word doc

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

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.

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.

Committee Handbook

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

2019 Silent Voice Summer Camp Video - Cardinal Collins and Michael McBride from ShareLife visit the Silent Voice Summer Camp.
English: Download | YouTube

2019 Parish Campaign Video
English: Download | YouTube
English subtitles: Download | YouTube
French: Download | YouTube
Chinese (Cantonese Voiceover/Simplified Subtitles): Download | YouTube
Chinese (Cantonese Voiceover/Traditional Subtitles): Download | YouTube
Croatian: Download | YouTube
Italian: Download | YouTube
Korean: Download | YouTube
Polish: Download | YouTube
Portuguese: Download | YouTube 
Vietnamese: Download | YouTube

2018 Parish Campaign Video
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

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.
Chinese: Download | YouTube
Chinese Traditional subtitles: Download | YouTube