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

Backpack + School Supplies

La Posada Emergency Family Shelter seeks backpacks and school supplies donations for children who are currently residing in the shelter, or were La Posada house guests this past year.  Churches, service groups, organizations and businesses interested in participating are asked to please contact Willi Meyer, Catholic Charities Senior Residential Specialist at La Posada  Emergency Family Shelter, at 419.244.5931; or email wmeyer@toledodiocese.org for a complete list of needed items. School Supply  Read more

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Suffering from a past abortion? You're not alone. Connect with local support and resources and explore other women's experiences. Begin your healing journey and experience God’s mercy on Saturday, August 26, 2017! Join our day-long “Entering Canaan" Day of Prayer and Healing Retreat for women, hosted by Project Rachel, a ministry of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo.  For mor Read more

Meijer Simply Give

TOLEDO—Now through Saturday, Sept. 16, you can help support Helping Hands of St. Louis by going to the Meijer on 1725 S. Wheeling Street, in Oregon, OH, and purchasing $10 Simply Give cards. Meijer's Simply Give program is once again supporting Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Toledo's Helping Hands of St. Louis ministry!  Only Simply Give cards purchased at the Meijer in Oregon, OH, will benefit Helping Hands of St. Louis. Donations in increments of $10 will be loaded onto gift cards which will be given to Helping Hands to purchase purchase... Read more

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BOWLING GREEN—Join internationally acclaimed speaker Matt Fradd, founder of The Porn Effect website, as he exposes the harmful realities behind the fantasy of porn in his talk "Sex, Love and Porn: 7 Things the Porn Industry Doesn't Want You To Know."  This free public event... Read more

Bishop Thomas

TOLEDO—Join Bishop Daniel E. Thomas presenting “Lead Like Jesus,” as the inaugural speaker of the Catholic Business Network’s quarterly breakfast series, on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. This new Catholic Charities ministry invites people of all faiths to explore ways of living and promoting Catholic values in the workplace.   Read more

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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. How does it work? Donating your car is easy! Call 844-531-GIVE or 844-531-4483 or donate securely online at www.cardonatingiseasy.org. CARS will pick-up your vehicle and send you all of the paperwork after your vehicle is sold. C Read more

Bishop Thomas

NORWALK—All are welcome to attend Mass, celebrated by Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, at 9 a.m., on Wed., Sept. 20, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, 91 East Main Street, Norwalk, OH. The Mass honors families maintaining an active farm or homestead in the Diocese of Toledo for at least 100 years. An awards presentation after Mass is followed by Bishop Thomas’ visit to a hybrid family farm. Catholic... Read more

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TOLEDO—Upwards of 40 volunteers will spend the morning 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 will keep the youngsters occupied as they wait 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. “We focus on East... Read more

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BEDFORD HILLS—Looking for a great way to give back and help others this summer? Join us Saturday, July 29, for our 14th Annual Golf Scramble Outing benefiting Helping Hands of St. Louis, at Bedford Hills Golf Course, in Temperance, MI!  Our 4-person Scramble... Read more

Life Runners

SWANTON—Join us at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 29 at Oak Openings Metro Park, 4139 Girdham Rd., Swanton, OH. Come and see what this new family-friendly ministry’s all about! Open to all ages, 1 – 101! Walk/Run/Pray for the Unborn. Fr. Jeff Smith, from St. Joseph Parish, Maumee, will lead us in prayer as the Group’s Chaplain. Parking at Buehner Center. Check out Toledo - NW OH LIFE Runners on... Read more

“A friend told me about La Posada. I came and I was surprised because it doesn’t look like a shelter. It looks just like a home. I was so glad when they told me we could stay. They’ve been so good to me. Honestly, none of this would be happening if I hadn’t been here. They’ve helped me so much.” – Marquita, La Posada resident

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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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