World Day of the Poor

The World Day of the Poor is Nov. 18, 2018, a day that brings into focus the faces and stories of those who are suffering with the burden of poverty. We invite you to learn more about poverty in the U.S. and to join with Catholic Charities in our mission to lift up the neediest among us.

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Wildfires continue to rage throughout the state of California causing historic widespread damage and loss of life. Please consider providing support today to assist victims with immediate relief.


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If a brother or sister has nothing to wear and has no food for the day, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace, keep warm, and eat well,’ but you do not give them the necessities of the body, what good is it?

JAMES 2:15-16

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Actor shares message of faith

Jim Caviezel wanted to play in the NBA and later become a fighter pilot. God had other plans, however, which is good news for the American movie industry and Caviezel’s three children. The actor spoke recently about his life, his career and his faith at a fundraising gala for Catholic Charities Jackson, which focuses on …

Charities USA Fall 2018

Trauma-informed care, the main subject of the current issue, has a simple premise: Most people experience traumatic events in childhood and throughout their lives that impact their behavioral health.

CCUSA’s President and CEO travels to Northwest Florida to present $1 million for disaster relief efforts

Sister Donna Markham, OP, PhD, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) traveled to Northwest Florida this week to present $1 million to Catholic Charities in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. CCUSA has already provided more than $1.5 million to other Catholic Charities agencies, including those in South Georgia, recovering from …