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August 17, 2017 - A volunteer at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen helps a Central American refugee family take a bus to go stay with U.S. family

Catholic Charities pushes back against ‘inaccurate’ viral video of migrant children

Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley on Thursday said a viral video of their work with migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico... Read more

One year later: How D.C. Catholic Charities is serving the most vulnerable during COVID-19

A year after the coronavirus pandemic forced closures of businesses and sent the national unemployment rate soaring, Catholic Charities D.C.... Read more

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington at the National Shrine, Friday July 10, 2020.

Catholic Charities give $400 million in aid, double PPP loans received

Catholic Charities across the country have distributed more than double the dollar amount they received from Payroll Protection Program loans... Read more

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington at the National Shrine, Friday July 10, 2020.

Catholic Charities serves families facing food insecurity in DC

In the shadow of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of... Read more

New York City.

Catholic Charities steps in as NYC loosens eviction restrictions

As New York City’s eviction moratorium expires for some people affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Catholic Charities has warned that... Read more

Catholic Charities distribute food at St. Michael – St. Malachy Parish, Brooklyn. April 24, 2020.

'This is exactly what we want to be doing': A friar's life in Brooklyn during coronavirus

Fr. Brendan Buckley, OFM. Cap., had never heard of the Zoom before this past March and the onset of the... Read more

Arizona home helps women rebuild lives after prison

Women leaving prison can face numerous challenges – from finding housing and employment despite a criminal record to repairing relationships... Read more

Potters in New York handcraft bowls for the Catholic Charities Empty Bowls Luncheon. Courtesy photo.

A bowl of soup, and a chance for compassion

For nearly 15 years, a Catholic charity in south-central New York has sold ceramic bowls to raise both money for... Read more

"Christians are Networking" volunteers. Courtesy photo.

How these Virginia Catholics are helping the homeless find work 

A Catholic group in Arlington, Virginia, is committed to helping homeless people, along with others down on their luck, by... Read more

No injuries a ‘blessing’ after fire destroys Catholic Charities shelter in N.J. 

After a fire destroyed a Catholic Charities shelter in Paterson, New Jersey on Saturday, Catholic leaders are counting their blessings... Read more

Photo courtesy of the Center for Pollinators in Energy.

Catholic groups installing 5,000 solar panels in DC

Catholic organizations are installing 5,000 solar panels in a five-acre space in Washington, D.C., in what will become the largest... Read more

Catholic Charities defends serving teen trafficking victims without abortion

Catholic Charities of the East Bay (CCEB) in California is remaining firm in its conviction against referring teenage victims of... Read more

New York archdiocese opens new affordable housing

The St. Augustine Terrace, located in the Bronx, was formally opened on Monday, and was blessed by Cardinal Timothy Dolan.... Read more

Catholic Charities unveils plan to fight chronic homelessness in Southern Nevada

As part of a new nationwide program, Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada is hoping to reduce chronic homelessness in the... Read more

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Amid shutdown, DC Catholic Charities aids furloughed workers

For three days, at a set time and location, any furloughed government worker or federal contractor is eligible to receive... Read more

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Amazon founder gives $15 million to Catholic Charities

Three Catholic charitable organizations were named as winners of $5 million grants from the charitable organization of Jeff and MacKenzie... Read more

Paradise Elementary School was damaged in the 2018 California fires.

As California fires continue to burn, Catholic Charities aids victims

As wildfires continue to burn throughout the state of California, local Catholic Charities agencies are working with agencies in neighboring... Read more

Catholic Charities is collecting airline miles to reunite refugee families

Catholic Charities USA has announced a new initiative to help refugees and people seeking asylum to reunite with their family... Read more

In Oregon, fewer refugees means changes for Catholic Charities

For some 70 years, Catholic Charities in Oregon has helped refugees settle into their new life – assisting with everything... Read more

How Catholic Charities is tackling California's housing crisis

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara has partnered with the local county to launch a shared housing program, connecting renters with... Read more