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09 Sep, 2015, 13:24 ET Catholic Charities USA lanza la campaña "#End45: Levanta la mano para acabar con la pobreza en los Estados Unidos"

 En la actualidad, cuarenta y cinco millones de personas, o 1 de cada 7 estadounidenses, viven en la pobreza en los Estados Unidos. A...


08 Sep, 2015, 17:35 ET Catholic Charities USA lanza la campaña "#End45: Levanta la mano para acabar con la pobreza en los Estados Unidos"

La organización nacional sin fines de lucro invita a cargar una foto con el lema #End45 para concientizar sobre los 45 millones de personas...


18 Mar, 2015, 14:46 ET Catholic Charities Director to Address United Nations Summit

 Sister Norma Pimentel, executive director of Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley in Brownsville, Tex., will speak at the United...


12 Jan, 2015, 07:00 ET Catholic Charities USA Names Sister Donna Markham New President

 The Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) Board of Trustees announced today that Sister Donna Markham OP, Ph.D., president of the Behavioral Health...


18 Sep, 2014, 09:00 ET U.S. Census reports a slight decrease in country's poverty rate as Catholic Charities Reaches Historic Levels in the number of Services Provided to those in Need

Illustrating the continuing impact of the Great Recession on low-income Americans, and supporting the U.S. Census findings which revealed a recent...


10 Sep, 2014, 08:30 ET Catholic Charities USA Welcomes New Senior Vice President of Communications and Marketing

 Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), one of the nation's largest networks of social service providers, announced today that Maureen Varnon, an...


08 Aug, 2014, 14:48 ET Internationally-Recognized Anti-Poverty Author to Keynote Annual Gathering

Dr. Ruby K. Payne, Ph.D, an internationally-known author and lecturer known for her deep insights into breaking the cycle of poverty, will deliver...


28 Jul, 2014, 11:51 ET Sister Anne Bryan Smollin, C.S.J. To Keynote Catholic Charities USA's 2014 Annual Gathering

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) announced today that Sister Anne Bryan Smollin will serve as one of the keynote speakers during CCUSA's 2014 Annual...


24 Jul, 2014, 09:22 ET Catholic Charities USA President Calls Ryan Anti-Poverty Proposal "Good Faith Effort"

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) President Rev. Larry Snyder responded to "Expanding Opportunity in America," released by House Budget Committee...


01 Jul, 2014, 12:00 ET Catholic Charities USA President to Lead Missions for University of St. Thomas

 Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) announced today that its president, the Rev. Larry Snyder, has accepted a leadership position at the University...


07 Feb, 2014, 15:53 ET Catholic Charities USA Statement on the Enactment of the Farm Bill

Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) President, Rev. Larry Snyder, issued the following statement today after President Obama signed the Federal...


29 Jan, 2014, 08:35 ET Catholic Charities USA Statement on the State of the Union

 Rev. Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), issued the following statement today after President Barack Obama delivered...


08 Jan, 2014, 07:00 ET Top Charitable Organizations Join Forces to Educate, Innovate and Act to Reduce Poverty in America

National Organizations Commit to Working Together to Reduce Poverty in America in 2014 Top leaders from several of the nation's largest...


23 Dec, 2013, 08:00 ET Catholic Charities USA President Remembers in Prayer Those in Need This Christmas

Fr. Snyder Offers Prayers, Wishes for "Renewed Spirit of Service and Justice" Father Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA,...


06 Dec, 2013, 08:58 ET Catholic Charities Network Joins in Mourning Loss of "An Example to Us All"

Nelson Mandela Remembered as Leader in Fight for Justice and Equality Catholic Charities USA joins with all people of good will in mourning...


11 Nov, 2013, 00:01 ET On Veterans Day, Catholic Charities Network Pledges Support to All Who Have Served

Catholic Charities USA President Recognizes Service and Sacrifice of Armed Forces On Veterans Day, Catholic Charities USA, along with its...


10 Nov, 2013, 16:44 ET Catholic Charities USA Responds to Typhoon Haiyan

"Our thoughts are heavy at the reports of widespread devastation"  Rev. Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA)...


07 Nov, 2013, 09:15 ET Three Leaders in Creating Opportunity for Others Receive Martin Luther King, Jr., Award

Catholic Charities USA Recognizes Individuals Working to "Keep the Dream Alive"  Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) is pleased to recognize...


31 Oct, 2013, 09:00 ET Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh Appointed as Catholic Charities USA's New Episcopal Liaison

Cardinal Dolan taps leader with "great experience as a bishop and pastor" Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA), the national representatives of...


12 Oct, 2013, 14:15 ET Ongoing Government Shutdown Harming Those in Need

Catholic Charities USA Launches Petition to Help Member Agencies Speak out to Members Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) announced today that...


30 Sep, 2013, 08:46 ET Catholic Charities USA Calls On Political Leaders to Seek Solutions

 Father Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA, one of the nation's largest networks of faith-based social service providers,...


27 Sep, 2013, 12:42 ET Catholic Charities USA Releases Findings of 2012 Annual Survey on Services to Local Communities

Local Agencies across the Country Are Doing More with Less  Despite a reduction in overall clients served, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA)...


20 Sep, 2013, 11:29 ET New Poverty Numbers Show Continued Need for Reform

Catholic Charities USA President Calls New Figures "A Wake-Up Call"  For the second year in a row, official government statistics...


19 Sep, 2013, 16:59 ET Catholic Charities USA Calls on Congress to Say No to Drastic SNAP Cuts

Potential impact of $40 billion in cuts devastating to at-risk populations  Rev. Larry Snyder, President of Catholic Charities USA...


16 Sep, 2013, 01:00 ET Catholic Charities USA Welcomes Vision and Leadership of Four New Board Members

New Board Members and Leadership Appointed to Provide Strategic Guidance to Organization  Catholic Charities USA, among the largest...