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The Catholic Charities Appeal is participating in #iGiveCatholic on #GivingTuesday, December 1st! #iGiveCatholic is a global day of charity and is a nationally recognized Catholic day of giving. 


Giving hope to all


Three generations of women around a table
of our
$12.5 million
Hands 57% Social Services
Graduation Cap 13% Education
Bible 11% Evangelization, parish & spiritual life
Church 10% Local mission activities
Cross 9% Clergy

Fundraising Goal:
$12.5 Million


Fundraising Goal:
$12.5 Million


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

  • Education

  • Social Services

  • Evangelization, Parish and Spiritual Life

  • Clergy

  • Local Mission Activities

Full List of 2020 Beneficiaries


Catholic Charities Appeal Fund Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Years Ended June 30, 2018 and 2017

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 925K people were positively impacted.

Students in the 3 Schools of Special Education within the Archdiocese of Philadelphia that receive tuition assistance and support.

The 18 Programs and Offices that are providing Evangelization, Parish & Spiritual Life to our community.

154 retired priests who need care and support.

16 Mission Parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia revitalize and sustain their parishes.


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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
Philadelphia has a 26% poverty rate, one of the highest in the nation.

The Catholic Charities Appeal gives support to the housing and homelessness services in Philadelphia, providing men, women, and children with a warm meal and safe shelter.

A message from our President

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Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez - Catholic Charities Appeal Support

Sharing an important message from Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez about the Catholic Charities Appeal. The CCA is the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s largest annual fundraiser and we need your support now more than ever.

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