At Rafat, we believe in supporting organizations that contribute to our society such as The Knights of Columbus. From the moment of their founding in 1882, charity has been the first principle of the Knights of Columbus. They are Catholic men of faith and men of charitable action.
In 2015, the Knights of Columbus set a record in charitable giving for the 17th consecutive year. Their charitable donations increased from 2014 by more than $1.5 million to a new total exceeding $175 million. In addition, they achieved their highest level of charitable service in 2015, volunteering more than 73.5 million hours of service. The number of service hours contributed by Knights rose in 2015 by more than a million over the previous year’s total.
Mutual aid and assistance are offered to sick, disabled and needy members and their families. Social and intellectual fellowship is promoted among members and families through educational, charitable, religious, social welfare, war relief and public relief works.