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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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A hand up out of poverty

Two years ago Hollee Hook faced a mid-life career change and loss of income while grieving the death of her longtime partner and raising her 13-year-old son by herself. Thanks to the Uplifting Parents (UP) program at Catholic Social Services, Hollee has a new career in surgical technology and a job she loves. “I was …

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 …