Our annual Derby for Dollars event helps support our Emergency Services in Summit County.
*Due to COVID-19, the 2021 Derby for Dollars will take place virtually from 7-8 p.m. on April 30.
Whether it's from your couches, kitchen tables or recliners, we hope to "see" you at our Triple Crown-themed evening to help raise funds for those most in need in Summit County.
Proceeds from the event benefit Emergency Assistance Services of Catholic Charities Summit County. These services and programs include:
Given the devastating health and economic impacts of the ongoing pandemic, this year's Derby for Dollars is even more critical to our ability to provide the highest levels of service to our clients.
Continue reading to purchase tickets and learn more about this year's virtual event. You may also click the button below to be immediately redirected to the event & ticket page.
Fr. Leo Patalinghug
Catholic priest and celebrity chef
Northeast Ohio radio & television personality
Bishop Edward C. Malesic
Bishop of Cleveland
Catholic Diocese of Cleveland
President & CEO
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Cleveland
Fr. Leo is a priest member of a community of consecrated life, Voluntas Dei (The Will of God). His diverse background as an award-winning chef, radio and TV host, gives him a unique perspective on ministry and family life.
Father Leo gives inspiring presentations that have captured the hearts and minds of diverse audiences around the world. Fr. Leo offers various speaking engagements from conference keynotes, retreats, parish missions, and youth rallies. He also conducts corporate events for Fortune 500 companies.
Watch the video below to learn more about Fr. Leo and see his cooking skills in action!
A special thank you to the following sponsors for supporting our 5th Annual Derby for Dollars.
We'd also like to thank J & J Plumbing, The Hair Gallery, Barberton Area Community Ministries and the Catholic Charities Women's Board for purchasing tables for the event.
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