Serving people of all faiths across Northwest Ohio since 1914

Linda Schaefer

This fall, Catholic Charities invites you to a special evening with Linda Schaefer, our guest speaker for the evening of October 13th. She is the last photojournalist to be given permission, by Mother Teresa of Calcutta herself, to photograph the work of the Missionaries of Charity and witness... Read more


Have you or someone you love experienced a loss due to... Read more


Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo is partnering with CARS to transform your trade-in car into a donation to help thousands of men, women and children in Northwest Ohio. CARS is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) assisting nonprofit organizations across the USA in accepting vehicle donations as a revenue... Read more


Because of the caring staff at Catholic Charities, Taymara says she is able to live a healthy life and help others. Days after her 40th birthday, Taymara was rushed to the emergency room. She had been experiencing moderate to severe chest pains for months, but this time it was different. Taymara... Read more

Welsh family

When John and Janet met baby Jane for the first time, it was love at first sight. A week and several legal documents later, they were officially parents. “Our two year marathon of trying to adopt turned into a seven day sprint at the end,” John  Read more

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Our Mission

Catholic Charities makes real the love that God has for each individual person regardless of their faith or background by serving the poor, speaking for and assisting the neglected and forgotten, respecting and promoting life from beginning to end and nurturing and supporting individuals and families.

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