Knights of Columbus Helps ISIS Victims

 

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Michael “Mike” Vasaturo serves as vice president of New Haven Terminal, Inc., where he supervises the organization’s financial, operational, and human resources services. Apart from his work, Michael Vasaturo supports a number of charities, including the Knights of Columbus.

Over the past year, the Knights of Columbus organization has provided almost $2 million in relief funding for Christians and other religious groups in the Middle East that have been victimized by ISIS. When the Knights of Columbus decided to contribute the money, organization CEO Carl Anderson said it was important for the Knights to go beyond mere words in fighting on behalf of the religious groups.

Over the past year, this funding has helped keep medical centers in Iraq up and running. The money also provided relief aid for Syrian Christians affected by the civil war, particularly those in the Aleppo area.

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Dance Marathons for Children

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Children’s Miracle Network
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Michael “Mike” Vasaturo is the vice president of New Haven Terminal, Inc., where he is responsible for the company’s finances and operations, including such tasks as managing insurances and human resources for the employees. Outside of his work, however, Mike Vasaturo spends a great deal of his time volunteering and supporting charitable organizations, such as the Children’s Miracle Network.

The Children’s Miracle Network is a North American nonprofit organization dedicated to raising money and awareness for local children’s hospitals. The charity was founded in 1983 with a telethon aimed at raising money for 22 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada that quickly spiraled into a larger, more long-term organization.

The Children’s Miracle Network has a multitude of ways in which they raise money and awareness for its cause, but one of its main fundraisers is more creative than the rest: the Miracle Network Dance Marathon. The event, started by college students as a tribute to a fellow classmate who had died from HIV/AIDS, takes place over the course of an entire year. A group of students will spend the year organizing and raising funds for local children’s hospitals, and then end the year with an 8 to 40-hour dance marathon and celebration. In 2016 alone, these dance marathons raised over $26 million for local children’s hospitals.

Knights of Columbus Insurance Careers

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As chief financial officer of New Haven Terminal Inc. in New Haven, Connecticut, Michael Vasaturo oversees all areas of finance within the company, including human resources, risk management, and banking relations programs. As a successful businessman, Michael “Mike” Vasaturo supports many of his favorite charities, including the Knights of Columbus.

The world’s foremost fraternal benefit society, the Knights of Columbus is a Catholic organization involved in a number of areas, including insurance. The Knights of Columbus offer careers as insurance agents, representing a number of insurance products including life insurance, disability income insurance, and retirement annuities.

Knights of Columbus insurance agents have the opportunity to serve the Catholic community and work with people of the same faith, helping them to take care of financial risks. Agents are able to create their own schedule and determine their own idea of success, as well as build a career aligned with their own values and goals.

Knights of Columbus Names New Deputy Supreme Knight

 

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Knights of Columbus
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Michael (Mike) Vasaturo is the vice president for New Haven Terminal, Inc., in New Haven, Connecticut. Among his duties in this position are overseeing all financial areas of the company, including banking relationships and risk management. Outside of his professional life, Michael Vasaturo is involved in the Knights of Columbus.

The Knights of Columbus was founded in 1882 by Father Michael McGivney. Through the organization aid is offered to families in need, as well as individuals who are ill or have a disability. The organization has over 1.8 million members around the world, including in countries such as Poland and South Korea.

In December of 2016, Patrick E. Kelly was appointed Deputy Supreme Knight. He was a knight for more than 30 years, and had worked as an executive director for the organization since 2011. He is a retired Captain from the U.S. Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps Reserve. As executive director of the Saint John Paul II National Shrine, he was instrumental in establishing two new worship spaces featuring mosaic artwork by Jesuit Father Marko Rupnik.