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Catholic Charities agencies across the country witness 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.

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Impact of Tornado Threatens More Than Physical Damage

Catholic Charities Wichita
At the beginning of spring 2015, Catholic Charities of Wichita, Kan. (CCW), responded to a devastating tornado that ripped through the city’s neighborhoods. CCW’s disaster response/case management staff supported a family composed only of grandparents and grandchildren, the former being the legal guardians of the latter. The grandmother was confined to a wheelchair and had just completed major cardiac surgery when...
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