Catholic Charities News

For all media inquiries regarding Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo, please contact Deborah Boyce, Communications & Public Relations Director, at 419.214.4868 or email dboyce@toledodiocese.org

Media Releases

TOLEDO, OH — #GivingTuesdayNOW is a global day of giving and a show of unity—an emergency response to the unprecedented need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic causing financial disruption within our families. "The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly impacted all of our lives,” says Rodney... Read more

"No matter the circumstances Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo will continue to provide the most basic human needs of food, clothing, and shelter to the people we serve, during this challenging COVID-19 pandemic," says Executive Director Rodney Schuster. "Especially with your continued support!" #GivingTuesdayNOW Thanks to all our community partners, supporters, volunteers and loyal staff in these challenging times, all of  Read more

MANSFIELD, OH — Catholic Charities HOPE Pantry in Mansfield is participating in the Richland Gives Campaign culminating on May 5, #GivingTuesdayNOW. “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 Toledo's Executive Director.  Read more

Our prayers go out to those who are displaced from their homes or homeless, after a series of deadly tornadoes ripped through Nashville, Tennessee recently.  Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Classes start up March 17 for our newest ministry initiative—Catholic Charities Opportunity Kitchen, a pilot workforce development project launched at Helping Hands of St. Louis last May of 2019. The goal is to change lives by providing a skill-driven, hands-on immersion culinary program to at-risk, economically disadvantaged individuals through focused culinary coursework in the classroom and kitchen. Emphasis is placed on the life skills training needed to work with competence and professionalism in all aspects of the food service industry and... Read more

PERRYSBURG, OH—You won't want to miss this moving program, sure to inspire your Lenten journey. Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo’s Jail & Prison Ministries is hosting this double presentation on Sunday, March 8, from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. inside Saint John XXIII's new Catholic Church building, 24250 Dixie Highway, Perrysburg, OH. This free program, "Redemption: Against All Odds, features two moving accounts and is open to... Read more

MANSFIELD, OH—Beat the winter blues by coming to a Beach Party at the Mall! Catholic Charities is hosting the 10th Annual National Consumer Resource Fair, Saturday, March 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richland Mall, in Mansfield, OH. Catholic Charities and participating organizations will provide free information on such topics as managing money and debt, protecting personal identification, wellness, and avoiding identify theft and scams. "The purpose of National... Read more

TOLEDO, OH— Join the pro-life community of NW Ohio as we pray for an end to abortion in Toledo. We seek God’s grace more lives than ever will be saved during our ecumenical 40 Days for Life campaign! The campaign runs through Sunday, April 5, 2020.  Read more

PERRYSBURG, OH—Join us for our next Catholic Business Network breakfast program on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The Most Reverend Daniel E. Thomas kicks off our 2020 Catholic Business Speaker series at Saint John XXIII Read more

Thank you to all the supporters of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo's #GivingTuesday Campaign. THANK YOU for going  ALL in! We reached our goal, raising over $50,000 thanks to your support and the generous Friend of  Read more

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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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