WHY WE DO IT
We are committed to supporting each person's nutritional needs
- A household that is food insecure has limited or uncertain access to enough food to support a healthy life.
- Children are more likely to face food insecurity than any other group in the United States.
- The coronavirus pandemic has left millions of families without stable employment. More than 50 million people, including 17 million children, may experience food insecurity in 2020.
Source: Feeding America 2020
More than 37 million people suffer from hunger
More than 11 million children experience food insecurity
Having a stable, affordable home is essential for both individuals and society.
Catholic Charities of Boston helps a family in need
September 17, 2018
For 19 years, I worked for U.S. Government agencies and private businesses in Sao Tome and Cape Verde. In 2013, …
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Gleaning Away Hunger
September 26, 2016
The word “gleaning” may bring to mind the biblical book of Ruth in which its eponymous character gleans grain from …
Meals on Wheels for Senior Citizens
June 14, 2016
Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada (CCSN) provides help, hope, and a sense of family for homebound, at-risk seniors with a …
Making Sure No Parent Has to Watch Their Child Go Hungry
August 24, 2015
Watching your children go without food is one of the hardest experiences any parent could think of. Thankfully, Sam* no …
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An Innovative Social Enterprise Brings Fresh Produce to Chicago’s Food Deserts
August 12, 2015
Catholic Charities in Chicago started Crisp! Mobile Produce, an innovative social enterprise, to address the issue of food deserts in …
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A Feast Fills Food Pantries, Ending Summer Shortages
August 12, 2015
Thanks to thoughtful planning and generous parishioners, the food pantries of Catholic Charities in Paterson, NJ, are fully stocked throughout …
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