Media Center

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 Summer 2019

The summer issue features the variety of volunteers and their services for Catholic Charities. Articles include vignettes of the various age groups involved in volunteering and portraits of the national service programs AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. The issue also highlights the generous service of CCUSA’s 2019 Volunteer of the Year, Jana Hukriede, who volunteers with …

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Helping families live well: Child development centers of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Miami

Even given the best of circumstances, parents encounter many challenges as they try to raise their children. If one happens to be a single mother or an immigrant who cannot speak the country’s language, or if one has a low income and works all day trying to make ends meet, then the difficulties multiply quickly. …

Javier’s story

When a medical crisis sent a recent immigrant into a downward spiral, he lacked the safety net to rebound to self-sufficiency. Catholic Social Services’ Guadalupe Center staff intervened to prevent his family from becoming homeless. When Javier relocated to Columbus from Venezuela, he found stable work doing construction and settled his wife and 5-year old …