Catholic Charities USA receives grant of $500,000 from Center for Disaster Philanthropy to assist with COVID-19 response

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) announced that it has received a generous grant of $500,000 from the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) that will be shared across 30 agencies in their network. The funds are directed to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic in the following three categories: food (required), emergency housing needs and telehealth.

Catholic Charities agencies are on the frontlines during the COVID-19 pandemic, distributing food, offering shelter, providing health and wellness support and so much more. The needs of our vulnerable brothers and sisters have grown significantly during the pandemic and the grant funds provided by CDP will provide much-needed assistance.

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Catholic Charities Disaster Relief Efforts

Catholic Charities relief efforts begin with immediate needs of survivors. Efforts continue, sometimes for years, with long-term assistance that helps individuals and families rebuild their lives.

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Patricia Cole, Vice President of External Relations


A member of Caritas Internationalis, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) is the national office for Catholic Charities agencies nationwide. Catholic Charities USA’s members provide help and create hope to more than 15 million people a year regardless of religious, social or economic backgrounds. To learn more about CCUSA, please visit our website at