ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This Mother's Day, Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) has provided a special opportunity for honoring moms across the country. With each Charitable eCard sent through the CCUSA website, a donation can be made towards the organization's poverty reduction efforts.
"Mothers provide essential strength to families and communities," says Rev. Larry Snyder, President and CEO of CCUSA. "This Mother's Day, and every day, we must honor and recognize the selfless love of mothers as foundational to the well-being of children and to the future of our society."
Among the nation's largest human services organizations, Catholic Charities serves over 10 million people annually regardless of their religious, social or economic backgrounds. Local Catholic Charities agencies provide essential services to women and mothers, in turn strengthening families, reducing poverty, and enriching generations to come.
Catholic Charities USA's members provide help and create hope for more than 10 million people a year regardless of religious, social, or economic backgrounds. For almost 300 years, Catholic Charities agencies have worked to reduce poverty by providing a myriad of vital services in their communities, ranging from health care and job training to food and housing.