"This saved three lives:
my life, my daughter's, and my son's.
As Catholics, we rejoice because of all God has given us. Out of gratitude, we bring the love of Jesus to our neighbors in need. Supporting the annual Catholic Charities Parish Christmas Collection does just that.

Watch the video below to witness how lives are affected through Catholic Charities' St. Margaret of Cortona Transitional Housing Ministry.
Give to those in need who are served by Catholic Charities' many mission-driven ministries
Serving the poor

12,311 free meals were served to homeless and hungry individuals and families at Christ House in Alexandria this past year. Learn more.
Protecting the vulnerable

Emergency assistance funds enabled 2,121 neighbors in our diocese to avoid eviction or utility cutoffs or helped with critical car repairs. Learn more.
Welcoming the newcomer

Migrant and Refugee Services has settled more than 1,244 men, women, and children and assisted thousands more. Learn more.
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