Catholic Charities USA is accepting cash donations as it develops its response to the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Donations can be made online at the Catholic Charities USA website at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org. Donations also can be made by calling toll-free (800) 919-9338 or by mail to P.O. Box 17066, Baltimore, MD 21297-1066. The Alexandria, Va.-based agency has begun working with state and local government disaster response agencies and charitable groups to meet emergency needs in communities in New Jersey and New York devastated by the late October storm. Our local Catholic Charities website is www.ccmke.org/Catholic-Charities.htm.
If you are interested in assisting international relief efforts, Catholic Relief Services is working with the local Church to respond to Hurricane Sandy in the Caribbean. To support the work of Catholic Relief Services, including our response to Hurricane Sandy in the Caribbean, please donate now. For continued updates on CRS’ response, please subscribe to the CRS Newswire and also check the CRS Blog.
Our own Archdiocesan sister parish, La Sagrada Familia in the Dominican Republic, also was suffered damage. For more information please see www.archmil.org/parishes/Sagrada-Familia.htm.