Catholic Charities of South Georgia


 

MISSION STATEMENT

Impelled by the love and teaching of Jesus Christ, we work in collaboration with parish communities and other organizations to serve the needy in South Georgia. Respecting the dignity and potential of each human person we offer life-giving programs, advocate for the voiceless, and empower the poor and vulnerable to foster a more just society.

 

 

 

DISASTER RELIEF INFORMATION

 

HURRICANE MICHAEL ASSISTANCE

Catholic Charities received a donation from Catholic Charities USA to assist anyone affected by Hurricane Michael which the third most intense Atlantic hurricane to make landfall in the US.  It swept through southwest Georgia and struck the area around Albany with force.
Assistance is available to parishes to help those in the community that lost food, appliances, had damage to property or other impacts.  Contact our office for more information at 912-201-4058.  Grants will expire on December 31, 2018.

 

 

When a natural disaster occurs in the United States and its territories, electronic donations may be made and parish collections may be directed to Catholic Charities USA, which assures us that 100% of donations go to the local organizations providing assistance. They and their member agencies respond to immediate emergency needs for such necessities as water, food, shelter and medical care, as well as to the long-term need to rebuild and recover after widespread destruction. They also assist the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops with pastoral and reconstruction needs of the Church. Their address information follows:

Catholic Charities USA
Online:       www.catholiccharitiesusa.org
Mail:           Catholic Charities USA
P.O. Box 17066
Baltimore MD 21297-1066
Phone:        800-919-9338

 
When disasters happen in other countries, collections and individual donations should be directed to Catholic Relief Services (CRS):

Catholic Relief Services
Online:       www.crs.org
Mail:            Catholic Relief Services
P.O. Box 17090
Baltimore, MD 21297-0303
(Please indicate the specific relief effort in the memo line)
Phone:        877-Help-CRS

 


January 2019

Resources for Parishes and Schools can be found at Justiceforimmigrants.org.   click here

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View our 2017 Catholic Charities of South Georgia Annual Report


 

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