First-time candidate’s fundraising among top Congressional challengers
CINCINNATI — Kate Schroder, a healthcare expert and Clifton resident, announced today that her campaign raised more than $387,000 in the third quarter of 2019, her first reporting deadline since launching her campaign in July.
“I’m grateful for the strong support and enthusiasm of so many, especially since we haven’t taken any corporate PAC money,” said Schroder. “This campaign is about creating a movement of those who believe our community and country deserve better leadership.”
In Q2 2019, only six Democratic challengers raised more than Kate for Congress’ $387,000 Q3 total. Additionally, in Q2, no other first-time Democratic candidate running for Congress raised more Schroder.
“We need leaders who will wake up every day willing to work hard on the challenges we face,” Schroder said. “Our strong fundraising is a sign of grassroots support and our community’s desire for more action-oriented leadership.”
Kate for Congress’ fundraising total came without the benefit of any corporate PAC contributions.
A fifth-generation Cincinnatian and cancer survivor, Schroder has devoted her life to improving access to affordable healthcare with more than 15 years in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. Schroder is a member of the Cincinnati Board of Health and has served as Vice President at a global health non-profit, where she has worked to combat childhood illnesses in low-resource countries.
Schroder has long been active in her community and civic affairs in southwest Ohio. In 2016, she was appointed to the Cincinnati Board of Health where she serves as Finance Chair, and in 2017, was named a WCPO Next Nine honoree, recognizing nine rising stars who are transforming the healthcare sector.
Schroder and her husband, John Juech, live in Clifton and are parents to a daughter Josie (six) and a son Peter (four).