CCUSA asks Congressional Leadership and House and Senate Appropriators to Increase Funding for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program in COVID-19 Stimulus Bill.

Catholic Charities USA and its 166 member agencies serving in all 50 States and the U.S. territories, are requesting, in light of the coronavirus crisis, a substantial funding increase for the Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) from the existing FY 2020 $125 million to $250 million.

This request is based on the proven history of both the national and local EFSP boards and their ability to get important services to people in need in a timely and effective manner.

Read the letter to Congressional Leadership here.

Read the letter to House and Senate Appropriators here.

Advocacy & Social Policy Initiatives

CCUSA's Advocacy and Social Policy team advocates for policies that uphold human dignity and promote integral human development. Informed by the experience of local Catholic Charities agencies, the team urges policy makers to encounter the needy and vulnerable in their communities and to create policies which assist and support them.

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