OGDENSBURG The Roman Catholic Diocese of Ogdensburgs 2012-2013 Bishops Fund Appeal is less than $20,000 away from its $1.25 million fundraising goal.
As of April 4 the appeal had raised $1,230,651.61 in cash and pledges from 10,294 households across the diocese.
The fund pays for the dioceses ministry projects.
Contributions may be sent to The Bishops Fund Appeal, P.O. Box 150, Ogdensburg, N.Y., 13669, or made online at www.rcdony.org/development .