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Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal will provide support needed to tens of thousands of people through countless organizations, programs and ministries throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

The Catholic Charities Appeal is the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s single most important annual fundraising initiative and we’re counting on your support. This year, the Catholic Charities Appeal will be a channel of hope for tens of thousands of people through countless organizations and ministries in the Archdiocese, and a positive source for good in all facets of the Church in Philadelphia. We ask you to look deep in your heart and be as generous as you can to help us reach our $12.5 million goal. So many people are counting on us. So we’re counting on you to give hope this year to those who need it the most.

Education

Catholic Special Education

  • Saint Lucy Day School for Children with Visual Impairments
  • Archbishop Ryan Academy for the Deaf
  • Our Lady of Confidence Day School
  • Saint Katherine Day School

Social Services

Family Service Centers

  • Bucks County Family Strengthening Center
  • Montgomery County Family Strengthening Center
  • Delaware County Family Strengthening Center (Chester City Family Service Center)
  • Casa del Carmen Family Strengthening Center 
  • Northeast Philadelphia Strengthening Center 
  • South/Southwest Philadelphia Strengthening Center
  • Operating Base Cecilia - SupportiveServices for Veterans and Families(Coatesville)

Out of School Time (OST) Programs

  • 12 sites offering 15 elementary, middle and high school afterschool and summer programs

Immigration Legal Services

Catholic Clinical Consultants (Counseling)

Project Rachel (Post-abortion Counseling
and Support)

Foster Care & Adoption Services

Housing & Homeless Services

  • Mercy Hospice
  • McAuley House
  • Saint John’s Hospice
  • Good Shepherd Program
  • St. Mary’s Residence
  • Visitation Homes
  • Women of Hope – Lombard & Vine

St. Francis –St. Vincent Homes

  • 5 campus-based cottages
  • 4 community group homes

St. Gabriel’s System

  • Saint Gabriel’s Hall
  • The Mitchell Program
  • De La Salle Vocational

Catholic Community Services (Community Umbrella Agency - Greater Northeast Philadelphia)

St. Edmond’s Home for Children

Divine Providence Village

  • 6 campus-based cottages
  • 8 Community Living Arrangements
  • 3 Day Programs

Communities of Don Guanella

  • 3 campus-based cottages
  • 11 community group homes

Nutritional Development Services

Community Food Program

  • Over 50 sites

Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal will provide support needed to tens of thousands of people through countless organizations, programs and ministries throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Evangelization, Parish and Spiritual Life

Newman Clusters

  • Bryn Mawr College Newman Center
  • Swarthmore College Newman Center
  • Haverford College Newman Center

Penn/Drexel University Newman Center

Temple University Newman Center

West Chester University Newman Center

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Metropolitan Tribunal

Office for Life and Family

Office for Persons with Disabilities

Office for the New Evangelization

Office of Worship

Office for Consecrated Life/Vicar for Religious

Office of Cultural Ministries

  • Migrants and Refugees
  • Hispanic Ministry
  • Institute for Evangelization
  • Office for Black Catholics

Clergy

Office for Vicar for Clergy

Care for Retired and Sick Priests

  • Villa Saint Joseph
  • Regina Coeli Residence for Priests

Seminarian Tuition

Vocation Office for Diocesan Priesthood

Redemptoris Mater Seminary

Mission Activities

Foundation and Archdiocesan Activities

Mission Parishes

  • St. Rocco, Avondale
  • Sacred Heart, Oxford
  • St. Gabriel, Philadelphia
  • St. Laurence, Upper Darby
  • St. Katharine Drexel, Chester
  • St. John Cantius, Philadelphia
  • Our Lady of Hope, Philadelphia
  • St. Anne, Philadelphia
  • St. Ignatius of Loyola, Philadelphia
  • St. Barbara, Philadelphia
  • St. Cyprian, Philadelphia
  • Divine Mercy, Philadelphia
  • St. Martin de Porres, Philadelphia
  • St. John the Evangelist, Philadelphia
  • St. Charles Borromeo, Philadelphia
  • St. Thomas Aquinas, Philadelphia


In order to maintain adequate funding to the traditional ministries which received Catholic Charities funding in the past, up to $10 million will be reserved for their needs.