Missionary oblates of Mary Immaculate - Accountability

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How Your Gifts are Spent

The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate serve the poor in the U.S. and more than 60 countries throughout the world.  These are just a few of the ways your gifts support our ministries.

Your gifts support retired Missionary Oblate priests and brothers:

  • $25 can supply personal hygiene items for one month.
  • $50 can provide transportation needs for one month.
  • $100 can cover prescriptions not paid by insurance for one month.
  • $200 can cover the cost of supplemental medical insurance for one month.
  • $300 can provide food for one month.

Your gifts also help the poor people of Zambia:

  • $50 can build a home. These simple shelters are built with the following materials: $24 for four bags of cement, $6 for poles, $6 for grass, $6 for mud and $8 for labor.
  • $20 allows a young woman to live for a year in a dormitory built by the Oblates so she can attend high school.
  • $1 can provide a month’s supply of water.

Your gifts make a difference in Tijuana, Mexico:

  • $10-$40 can provide medicine to those who can’t afford it.
  • $12 can allow one visit to the psychologist or psychiatrist.
  • $14 would allow one person to visit the doctor or dentist.
  • $20 - $30 can feed one family for a month.
  • $50 can provide school supplies for a grade school or middle school student.
  • $260 can cover the enrollment fees for high school level studies for one year.
  • $700 can pay for the plywood, tar, nails, tar paper and shingles for a home’s roof.
  • $1,000 can provide an education for a special-needs child for one year.
  • $1,500 can allow the Oblates to set up a portable classroom near a chapel.