Our Charity


Every year The George Washington Council 359 holds numerous fund-raising events. Annually between $30,000 and $50,000 is provided by our Council to various local charities, as well as, providing deserving students with scholarships to Catholic high schools and colleges.

In addition to the Council’s local efforts, we support State and National charitable causes as described on both the Supreme Council and State Council websites.

Local and other Charities supported by Council 359 include:

  • The George Washington Council Scholarship
  • Assumption Church/Parish, Morristown
  • Assumption Women's Retreat
  • Appalachia Youth Trip for Home Building
  • Boy Scouts USA, Assumption Parish
  • Assumption School
  • Saint Thomas More Church/Parish, Convent Station
  • Saint Anne's
  • Carmelite Sisters
  • Felippine Sisters
  • Birth Haven
  • Africa Surgery, Doctors Without Borders
  • Deborah Hospital
  • VA Lyons Hospital
  • Morristown Little League Baseball
  • Morristown Babe Ruth Baseball
  • Morristown Junior Wrestling
  • Employment Horizons
  • Saint Patrick's Day Parade of Morris County
  • Morris County ARC
  • Jerry Wachs Foundation
  • Wildcat Youth Football
  • David E. Flynn Scholarship
  • Project Children
  • Mayo Center for the Performing Arts/Community Theater
  • Layola Retreat House
  • DAWN Center for Independent Living
  • Minute Men First Aid Squad
  • Team Korey
  • Kids to Kids
  • Interfaith Food Pantry
  • Market Street Mission Soup Kitchen
  • Pride in Priests
  • Saint Margaret's Church/Parish, Morristown, Right to Life
  • The Basilica of Old Saint Patrick's
  • LLS
  • Fund-Raising

    Some of our past, present and future events include:

  • Rose Drive
  • NCAA Men's Basketball Tourney Finals Beefsteak
  • Blue Mass honoring local Firemen (odd years) and Police (even years)
  • Saint Patrick’s Day Parade of Morris County Reception
  • Tootsie Roll Drive
  • Saint Margaret’s Annual Spanish Holiday Fiesta