"To love and serve our neighbors as ourselves."

With a commitment to one simple, Gospel teaching—to love your neighbor as yourself—donors helped Catholic Charities touch the lives of more than 16,000 people in the past fiscal year. This donor support went directly to your neighbors—families or individuals living in the eight counties of our Diocese.

None of these individuals and families met guidelines for government assistance; many of them are employed, but still struggling just to make ends meet. And they are not alone.

Before our fiscal year ends on June 30, please prayerfully consider a gift to Catholic Charities to help a senior, a family, a veteran, a neighbor who needs a hand-up to afford a basic necessity.

Make an online gift today, or mail your contribution to: Catholic Charities, 1300 12th Avenue, P.O. Box 1349, Altoona, PA 16603.

Every year our Diocese comes together to honor youth and adults who devote themselves to the service of others.

Jesse Trentini wants the community to know that a single paycheck can be all that stands between stability and homelessness.

A local effort to collect clothing and personal care items for those in need made a major impact at Johnstown’s Martha & Mary House. Learn what local volunteers collected to make sure homeless shelter residents have what they need.

Extreme cold temperatures earlier this winter have created a crisis situation for the most vulnerable in our Diocesan area. With weeks of winter still ahead, many of your neighbors are running dangerously low on heating oil or facing crippling utility payments for water, gas and electricity. Find out what you can do.

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