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This is how your donations are supporting CCA beneficiaries, of our $12.5 million goal…
57% Social Services
13% Education
11% Evangelization, parish & spiritual life
10% Local mission activities
9% Clergy

Fundraising Goal:
$12.5 Million


Fundraising Goal:
$12.5 Million


Our Beneficiaries

Gifts made to the Catholic Charities Appeal will provide necessary support to hundreds of thousands of people. These individuals are served by an array of organizations, programs, and ministries throughout the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The beneficiaries of the Catholic Charities Appeal focus on five key areas:

  • Education
  • Social Services
  • Evangelization, Parish and Spiritual Life
  • Clergy
  • Local Mission Activities

Full List of Beneficiaries

Catholic Charities Appeal Fund Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2021 and 2020

Our Impact

When you support the Catholic Charities Appeal you are helping:

  • Over 100 Catholic Social Services and Nutritional Development Services organizations and programs. Last year, over 295,000 individuals were positively impacted by the work of CSS!
  • Over 100 students in the Schools of Special Education within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia receive tuition assistance and support.
  • The 18 Programs and Offices that are providing Evangelization, Parish & Spiritual Life to our community.
  • 118 Retired Priests who need care and support.
  • 18 Mission Parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia revitalize and sustain their parishes. This includes ministering to over 36,000 parishioners.
  • Over 450 students attend Sunday Mass at the Penn/Drexel Newman Center, one of the several active Newman Centers supported by CCA.

Partners In Hope

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Become a Partner in Hope and make an impact all year round!

By donating $1 a day, you will support virtually every aspect of Catholic life for enrichment and improvement.

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The Catholic Charities Appeal brings hope where hope is needed most. From center city, to the suburbs, from the suburban communities to our most distressed communities, almost a million people each year receive hope through the Catholic Charities Appeal.

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