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Catholic Charities USA, the official domestic relief agency of the Catholic Church, provides witness to the love of Christ by helping people in need and by serving their communities. Catholic Charities USA is a national organization that offers support to member agencies, provides disaster relief and promotes poverty-reduction through research and legislative reform. 

Featured Member Agency Story

Homeless to Home

Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice
When Mamie Sanders received the letter from her landlord stating her rent would be considerably raised, she had no choice but to move out in 30 days. With affordable housing a rare find, she and her three children (ages 12, 17 and 18) were without anywhere to live. So they split up and stayed with different family members in Bradenton. Sanders, a medical technician, had to commute to her job in North Port. "Unfortun...
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