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

OREGON, OH—The Meijer Simply Gives Campaign benefits Helping Hands of St. Louis food programs. DOUBLE MATCH DAY is Saturday,  APRIL 3! Every $10 Simply Give donation card you purchase at the Oregon Meijer, located at 1725 S. Wheeling Street, Oregon, OH, results in a $30 donation to Helping Hands of St. Louis, a ministry of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo. TRIPLE your donation, thanks to Meijer's DOUBLE MATCH of your $10 donation! Your purchase of a... Read more

NORWALK, OH—Catholic Charities invites you to join us! Seating is limited. Be sure to reserve dinner seating for you and your family members and friends by March 19, 2021! Dinner seating is $50 per person and can be purchased online . The Miriam House’s 20th Anniversary “Transforming Lives,” with keynote speaker Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, will be... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Suffering from a past abortion? You're not alone. Abortion can affect extended families—prospective parents and grandparents, siblings, family members and friends. A one-day "Entering Canaan Day of Prayer and Healing for Women," sponsored by Project Rachel, will be held on Saturday, April 17, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., for women suffering from a past abortion. Connect with local support and resources and explore other women’s experiences.  Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Join us for our next Catholic Business Network breakfast program on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Mike McCartney, President of McCartney Coaching, Ltd., continues our 2021 Catholic Business Speaker series with his talk, "Next-Level Leadership," at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, OH, 43537. 7 a.m. | Doors Open 7:30 a.m. | Complimentary Served Breakfast/Networking 8 a.m. | Program Mike McCartney is an executive coach who helps successful people become better leaders. His talk, “Next-Level Leadership” provides... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Join the pro-life community of Northwest Ohio for the 40 Days for Life Campaign hosted by Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo's Respect Life Ministry. Participants gather on the public right-of-way outside of Capital Care, Toledo’s last remaining abortion clinic located at 1160 W. Sylvania Ave. "We pray and witness to bring the light of Christ Jesus to move the hearts and minds of all present to a deeper appreciation of the dignity of human... Read more

Your Support of Catholic Charities Ministries is Greatly Appreciated! We are seeing a surge of individuals needing assistance as the COVID crisis continues to unfold—calls for assistance are going up. The need for shelter, rent and utility assistance is on the rise across our 19-county service area. During this season of giving, your prayers and generous year-end gift, will help ensure no one seeking help is turned away. Please financially support our life-saving and life-changing ministries! Every gift matters to those we serve. How Your Donation... 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!" Thanks to all our community partners, supporters, volunteers and loyal staff in these challenging times, all of  Read more

A one-day virtual clinical training event: Healing After Abortion, sponsored by the Archdiocese of Diocese of Detroit and several Michigan Dioceses, will be held Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, via ZOOM from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Clergy and Religious, Social Workers / Therapists / Counselors, Parish Nurses, Pregnancy Crisis Center Staff, Pastoral Care Staff, Spiritual Directors, Youth and Young Adult... Read more

Helping Hands of St. Louis Clothing Center

TOLEDO, OHO—"We are very blessed and very grateful for the many donations we have received since Covid started," says Susan Shrewsbery, Director of Helping Hands of St. Louis. "Unfortunately, keeping up with the inflow has been a challenge because we have had to limit volunteers. "We decided to close the Clothing Center to give us time to safely process donations that have come in without jeopardizing the health of our staff, volunteers and guests," she explains. "We apologize for any inconvenience and hope to be open for shopping and accepting clothing donations again soon."  Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Catholic Charities Project Bethlehem Program seeks sponsors to offer Christmas assistance to individuals who have participated or are currently participating in our various direct service programs. Each regional office's Project Bethlehem Program has a different focus and different contact person as follows: Catholic Charities Norwalk Project Bethlehem offers assistance to individuals during the Christmas season who have received services in 2020 or are currently receiving services  from Catholic Charities. Individuals, families, churches, schools,... 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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