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Catholic Charities Agencies Work Together To Alleviate Hunger

In honor of National Volunteer Month, a number of our member agencies have celebrated by hosting events in their communities with volunteers to raise awareness about hunger. Additionally, our member agencies used this opportunity to highlight their mentoring programs to engage youth in volunteerism. From Chicago, Illinois and Baltimore, Maryland; to Louisville, Kentucky and Metuchen, […]

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CCUSA Recognizes Richard & Elisabeth as 2015 Volunteers of the Year

Catholic Charities USA is pleased to announce that Richard and Elisabeth Buchanan are the winners of the 2015 Volunteer of the Year Award. Since 1963, the Buchanans have cared for dozens of foster children through Catholic Community Services of Southern Arizona “Whenever we have need of a place for a baby to go for a […]

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Catholic Charities USA Announces 2015 Volunteer of the Year Finalists

Catholic Charities USA is pleased to announce the finalists of the 2015 Volunteer of the Year award. In recognition of National Volunteer Month, this award honors the contributions of more than 300,000 volunteers who dedicated their time and talents to the Catholic Charities network. The finalists for Catholic Charities USA’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year […]

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Accepting the Challenge, Together As One Human Family

Last week, we celebrated the “Week of Action” with our partners Caritas Internationalis in solidarity of their “One Human Family, Food For All” Hunger Campaign. The week consisted of reflection, prayers and looking ahead to how our organization can continue working together to reduce poverty in America. Unfortunately,  food insecurity is something that millions of […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from CCUSA

Did you know the first thanksgiving was a three-day feast? While our thanksgiving dinners may not be quite as sumptuous or extended as that original sharing of harvests, many look forward to this time of year as a time to come together with family and friends to share stories, reflect on our blessings, and of […]

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On Veterans Day, Catholic Charities Network Pledges Support to All Who Have Served

On Veterans Day, Catholic Charities USA, along with its network of over 160 social service agencies across America, expresses its gratitude for the service and sacrifice of all of our country’s military men and women. “On this day, we recognize with gratitude all who have served our nation in the armed forces,” said Father Larry […]