Catholic Charities News

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Media Releases

Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo needs you to go ALL in! Like us on Facebook and financially support our life-saving ministries NOW through #GivingTuesday Dec. 3, 2019! Your donations will be doubled! A generous Friend of  Read more

PERRYSBURG, OH—Join us for our next Catholic Business Network breakfast Thursday, December 5, 2019. Our speaker will be Tim Ryan, Director of Client Services for the Spitzer Center for Visionary Leadership, speaking on "Happiness and the Journey to Excellence." The Spitzer Center's mission is empowering Catholic organizations to optimize the quality and delivery of pastoral and... Read more

OREGON, OH—The Meijer Simply Gives Winter Campaign runs NOW through Saturday, Jan 4, 2020. Helping Hands of St. Louis, a ministry of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo benefits from your participation! Your donations enable Helping Hands of St. Louis to provide for thousands of hungry men, women and... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Join us as we pray and seek God’s grace that we will save more lives than ever during our ecumenical 40 Days for Life campaign! The campaign runs in Northwest Ohio through Sunday, November 3, 2019. You can participate through prayer... Read more

PERRYSBURG, OH—Join Us! Catholic Charities Fall Gala: “Answer the Call” with His Eminence Timothy Cardinal Dolan and Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, will be held Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, at the Hilton Garden Inn, The Town Center at Levis Commons, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg, OH.  Read more

OREGON, OH—Thank you all who supported Meijer's Spring Simply Give campaign! Helping Hands of Saint Louis received $4,730 in gift cards that will be used to purchase much needed food items for our Helping Hands Food Pantry. Last year, Meijer's Simply Give program provided a record $8.5 million of Meijer food-only gift cards to food pantries across the Midwest. Read more

SYLVANIA, OH—Join us for our next Catholic Business Network breakfast, "Faith Infused," with Dan DeMatte, Founder & Executive Director of Damascus Catholic Mission Campus, Columbus, OH, Thursday, August 22, 2019, at  Read more

TOLEDO—Over 70 volunteers spent their Saturday morning, August 10, at Helping Hands of St. Louis, 443 Sixth St., Toledo, OH, washing children’s feet and fitting them with new shoes and socks to get their new school year off on the right foot. Face painting, games and children’s activities kepts the youngsters occupied as they waited their turn. “Each year we’ve provided new shoes, socks and school supplies to nearly 300 school-age children,” says Sue Shrewsbery, Director of Helping Hands of St. Louis. “This year we fitted over 500 children with shoes on Saturday and another... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—La Posada Emergency Family Shelter and Helping Hands of St. Louis, both ministries of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo, offers big thanks to all who donated backpacks and school supplies for children who are currently residing in the shelter, were La Posada house guests this past year, are currently in Permanent Supportive Housing, or part of a family served at Helping Hands of St. Louis. Children received these school-year specific items at Catholic... Read more

Our prayers go out to those who are displaced from their homes or homeless, after a series of devastating tornadoes hit Celina, OH, and the Dayton area on Memorial Day and Richland County in April.  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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