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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—Your donations to Helping Hands of St. Louis in East Toledo makes the holidays brighter for many who may be homeless or finding it tough to put food on their table. "We are in need of 40 turkeys before November 19 for our annual Thanksgiving Meal and the 50 Thanksgiving Baskets... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—November is Homelessness Month. Did you know one in five people living in Toledo are homeless? La Posada Family Emergency Shelter, a ministry of Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo, is one of four Toledo shelters seeking donations for shelter residents. The Homeless Services Partnership (HSP) Alliance in Lucas County also includes Aurora Project, Bethany House, and Family House. To support Toledo area shelter needs, please help us fill the semi-trailer that will be in the Franklin Park Mall parking lot off of Sylvania Avenue near Old Navy on Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021 from 11... Read more

MAUMEE, OH—Make plans now to join members of the Catholic Business Network for our next free-will offering program on Thursday, December 2, 2021. Our speaker will be Debbie Herbeck, Founder & Executive Director of Pine Hills Girls’ Camp and Founder & Leader of the Be Love Revolution, speaking on “I Am Not Afraid, I Was Born For This!—Courage In Challenging Times.” The free-will offering event will be held at The Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, OH. Invite a friend and... Read more

WASHINGTON, DC—Busloads of Northwest Ohio students and adults from across the Diocese of Toledo, will join the 2022 March for Life in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 21, 2022.                       Catholic Charities... Read more

OREGON, OH—Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 11! With every purchase of a $10 Simply Give! card at the Oregon Meijer, 1725 S. Wheeling Street, Oregon, OH, on DOUBLE Match Day! Meijer will provide an additional $20 for every $10 contribution you make! Purchases up to $5,000 will be matched by Meijer up to a maximum donation of $10,000 per pantry/campaign. All donations gets converted to a gift card Helping Hands of St. Louis can use to buy food items... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Join us for an hour of peaceful prayer for the end of abortion at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2021, as the pro-life community of Northwest Ohio closes the 40 Days for Life Fall Campaign. We’ll gather on the sidewalk of Capital Care abortion facility, 1160 W. Sylvania Ave., Toledo, OH. May our prayer bring the light of Christ Jesus to move the hearts and minds of all present to a deeper appreciation of the dignity of human life. For more information visit www.40daysforlife.com/toledo or contact Office for Life... 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 Avenue. "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... Read more

MANSFIELD, OH—Catholic Charities HOPE Pantry is once again a beneficiary of the 16th Annual "Make a Difference Day Food Drive" Friday, October 22. People can drop off cash, checks, canned goods and other non-perishable food items, hygiene and cleaning products from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Renaissance Theatre's rear parking lot. Or from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Catholic Charities, 523 Park Avenue East, and Harmony House, 124 W. Third Street.  Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Many thanks to all who joined us for Helping Hands of St. Louis Annual Coat Fest on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 443 Sixth Street, Toledo, OH. Volunteers assisted children and adults "shopping" for free coats, boots and winter clothing accessories.  “We provided over 3500 winter coats to individuals, and hats, gloves and winter boots,” says Sue Shrewsbery, Director of Helping Hands of St. Louis, noting the side parking lot was busy all day and people lined up early along the street. “Anyone in need is always... Read more

TOLEDO, OH—Join Bishop Daniel E. Thomas​ and the pro-life community of Northwest Ohio for the annual Diocese of Toledo Mass for Life & Eucharistic Procession. The Mass will be held Saturday, October 9 at 9 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Parish, 4555 N. Haven Ave., Toledo, OH. Following the Mass, Bishop Thomas will lead a Eucharistic Procession to... 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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