“I really don’t have much money to buy groceries, and when I can’t buy them, I go to the pantry and it really helps. I really appreciate it, and I’m sure many others do too.” ~ Barb

HOPE Food Pantry Stories of Hope

MANSFIELD, OH — For 28 years, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive physically stocked food pantries around the country with the non-perishable food items collected on their mail routes.  Read more

TOLEDO, OH — “Financial support is critically needed to keep all of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo's food, shelter and elder assistance programs fully operational during the COVID-19 pandemic," says Rodney Schuster, Catholic Charities Diocese of... Read more

It’s not just food to eat. It’s really important that I try to manage my diet. Catholic Charities helped me because I don’t have to go out and buy the cheapest food possible, which may not be good for my health. ~Gary The recent economy in Mansfield has been challenging for many who live in the area. Once a... Read more

In a line full of people, Gary was not shy about sharing his story. “Anything I can do to help, since you guys helped me,” he said with a friendly tone and a smile. In April 2012, Gary made a... Read more

Barb Johnston relies on close to a dozen medications and oxygen assistance to help her get through the day. She battles high cholesterol, high blood pressure and kidney disease. While her doctor told her to eat low sodium and low fat foods, she is now taking her efforts to stay healthy a step further with the help of Catholic Charities’ new... Read more

Our Mission

Catholic Charities makes real the love God has for each individual regardless of 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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