Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc. Subordinate

A Wedding is a Day, A Marriage is a Lifetime. ™

aka Stockton Catholic Engaged Encounter   |   Turlock, CA   |
GuideStar Charity Check

Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc.

EIN: 47-1942082  Subordinate info


Catholic Engaged Encounter serves as an effective marriage preparation program and envisions a world in which marriage is sacred and families are holy in accordance with the laws and teachings of the Catholic Church.

Ruling year info



Mr. Thomas Hollcraft


Mercedes Hollcraft

Main address

2565 Hampton Way

Turlock, CA 95382 USA

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Formerly known as

Engaged Encounter

Stockton Engaged Encounter



Subject area info


Family counseling

Religion for youth

Unknown or not classified

Population served info

Children and youth



NTEE code info

Roman Catholic (X22)

Religious Leadership, Youth Development (O55)

Unknown (Z99)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Tax forms

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc. needs better outreach to the parishes located in the Diocese of Stockton. We are working with the Diocese to obtain proper contacts, name, email, telephone number, etc. to directly contact the parishes to inform them of upcoming retreats. We also need more volunteer couple to help present weekends in San Joaquin County.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Marriage Prep Retreat

2-day, nonresidential retreat

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Recruit 2 new couples who live in San Joaquin County to present weekends. Add a new retreat facility in San Joaquin County to better serve parishes and engaged couples in San Joaquin County.

We are actively speaking with parishes to secure a location in San Joaquin County, and providing bulletin announcement to recruit new couples.

We are a strong organization with 10 volunteer couples, including 4 who live or have strong connections within San Joaquin County.

We have 1 couple who are in the process of writing their Catholic Engaged Encounter talks that live in Stockton. We also have 2 priests in San Joaquin County actively seeking couples to help present.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We look for patterns in feedback based on people’s interactions with us (e.g., site, frequency of service, etc.), We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?


Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc.

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc.

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Contributions, Grants, Gifts $5,000
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $20,000
Program Services $15,000
Administration $0
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $2,500
Total Expenses $10,000

Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc.

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2022

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Total Assets $50,000
Total Liabilities $0
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $51,000


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization


Mr. Thomas Hollcraft


Mercedes Hollcraft

There are no officers, directors or key employees recorded for this organization

There are no highest paid employees recorded for this organization.

Catholic Engaged Encounter of Stockton, Inc.

Board of directors
as of 09/15/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board of directors data
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Board co-chair

Mr. Thomas Hollcraft

Board co-chair

Mrs. Mercedes Hollcraft

R Michael Babowal II

Crystal Babowal

Elmano Costa

Albertina Costa

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Not applicable
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Not applicable
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Not applicable
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Not applicable

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/15/2023

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The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Gender identity
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
Gender identity
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

No data


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Sexual orientation

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 04/12/2021

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  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.