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Welcome to CCUSA’s Media Center where you will find the latest press releases, publications and multimedia assets and news coverage about Catholic Charities.

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), a member of Caritas Internationalis, is the national office for the Catholic Charities ministry nationwide. CCUSA’s members provide help and create hope to more than 10 million people a year regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds.

For media inquiries, please email CCUSA’s Vice President of Communications, Patricia Cole at [email protected]. For longer lead times, you can also reach her at 703-236-6218.

Charities USA Winter 2019

The Catholic Charities ministry has provided help to unaccompanied children for more than 100 years. Read about the experiences of agencies that have been working to reunite unaccompanied children with their families.

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There is always hope

Imagine being in a packed baseball stadium with fans cheering. It’s the bottom of the ninth. Two outs. The bases are loaded. Zach Drexler steps up to home plate, bat in hand, ready to deliver the game-winning hit. The 30-year-old Drexler said that’s how he looks at his life, like a baseball game. “My life …

A better option for homeless women: The Kenton Women’s Village

Since opening two years ago, the Kenton Women’s Village, which offers shelter for women experiencing homelessness on the streets of Portland, Oregon, has helped 24 women move into permanent housing. What is the cause of this success? Rose Bak, director of homeless and housing services at Catholic Charities of Oregon, said it comes with community …